Parenting

Mothercare favourites for summer!

My 3 month old daughter, Molly, must have more clothes than me now! It’s lovely buying clothes for babies, especially girls. One of my favourite places to buy baby clothes is Mothercare. I love the quality of their clothing, it doesn’t fade like some brands do. They also have a wonderful array of various designs and colours, it’s always nice…

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Parenting

Family friendly break in Torquay

My partner, Chris, and I decided it was time we had a little holiday with Molly (who is now 10 weeks old). As she is still very young we didn’t want to go far, but we wanted to go somewhere different. I had a browse online and thought that Torquay would be a perfect place for us to go. As…

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Perfect gift for a foodie!

As you all know I love my food! I especially love discovering deliciously healthy snacks. It’s not always easy to find things which are as equally tasty as they are healthy. I’m constantly snacking at the moment too which isn’t great for the jelly belly! Breastfeeding seems to make me insanely hungry – I’m hungrier now than I was when…

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Parenting

Why does our society have a problem with breastfeeding?

As a new mum, with no experience, it’s easy to assume breastfeeding is going to be a breeze. I used to think, how hard can it really be, the baby just latches on and suckles away!? Well I soon learnt that I was very wrong. The first evening with my baby, Molly, I couldn’t understand why she wouldn’t just latch…

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Recipes

Reduced sugar, dairy-free banana & almond bread!

So, being dairy-free isn’t fun! I love cheese and it’s been hard to part with my dear friend, cheddar! I’ve only cut out dairy due to it not agreeing with my bubba (I’m breastfeeding). I’ve been trying to find alternative snacks to eat as everything seems to contain dairy! Therefore, I thought I’d make my own. I love baking, although…

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Healthy spaghetti & salmon recipe

Healthy doesn’t have to mean salads and kale (although I do like salad and kale). Sometimes it’s easy to get bored when eating healthily, but this shouldn’t be the case. Most diets are incredibly restrictive which kind of sets you up for failure before even starting. I know if someone says I can’t have something, I want it even more!…

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Parenting

Best skincare products for babies

Newborn babies have incredibly delicate skin and it’s important to remember that most products out there contain a lot of chemicals which can cause irritation. It’s important not to over-wash babies skin as they naturally have very clean skin which doesn’t require being washed every single day. Frequent bathing and temperature changes can in itself cause irritation so it’s best…

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Recipes

Super easy low-fat lemon chicken recipe

HavingĀ a newborn baby is extremely tiring, especially if your little monkey doesn’t like to be put down! Any spare time you have is usually spent combing sick out of your hair, finally getting round to brushing your teeth and making that all important cup of coffee! Therefore, cooking dinnerĀ can prove quite a challenge. That’s why I love my slow cooker.…

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Parenting

Birth story

Wow – I cannot believe I actually gave birth to a little human being! It was a lot harder than I thought it would be… On Friday the 20th January I started to get early labour pains. I would describe them as severe menstrual cramps, but not ones you could sleep through!This was triggered by a delightful ‘stretch and sweep’…

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Bluebird Tea!

If you’re also a massive fan of tea you must try Bluebird! This is not a sponsored post, I’m just sharing my personal recommendation with you! I came across Bluebird tea last year, they’re a wonderful British company with a passion for creating beautiful blends of tea. They have stores in Brighton, Bristol and Tunbridge Wells. However, they also sell…

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