Parenting

How Becoming A Mum Changes Your Perspective on Life

Before you have children life is very much about you, so everything in your life is focused on your own wants and desires. Time feels infinite and days pass by with no particular meaning. However, as soon as you have a baby all of this changes. Time appears to pass way too quickly.  Each day that passes,  you notice your…

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Weaning Wednesdays – Essentials For Weaning!

Weaning is great fun, but it can feel quite overwhelming if you’ve never done it before. I was new to it all so I spent lots of time on Google and blogs trying to get as much advice as possible!You worry about whether they’re eating enough, what they’re eating, will they choke… ahhh! I must admit, choking is a constant…

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Tips To Help With Sleepless Nights

Nothing can prepare you for the brutality of sleepless nights when you have a baby. When I was pregnant I used to think, oh it’s fine I’ll just sleep when my baby sleeps…  HAHA! Yeah, that’s probably great advice if you have a cleaner, cook and someone to do all of your washing. The first month is the hardest as…

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Daisygro

Daisygro, a UK based baby goods company, recently chose my beautiful little Molly to be a model for their wonderful bibs and swaddles. I was absolutely thrilled as they sell such lovely products. Daisygro started off selling a baby carrier/sling. I actually purchased one of these when I was pregnant and I’m so glad I did. It was immensely helpful…

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Parenting, Recipes

Weaning Wednesdays – Hidden Veggies Pasta

So, it’s Weaning Wednesday! Another week has just flown past, I can’t quite believe how quickly time is passing by. Molly is 7 months old today, that’s insane! She’s still loving the weaning journey. It’s great to watch her discovering new tastes – not so great to see it come out the other end. My god, how can such a…

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Beautiful Skincare for Babies – The Green People

When you have a baby you soon realise how delicate and sensitive their skin can be. Most parents tend to wash their babies every day and use wipes for nappy changes and cleaning them down after meal times etc. This often results in dryness as it can upset the natural balance of oils in the skin – even if your baby…

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Parenting, Recipes

Weaning Wednesdays – Tasty Homemade Fishcakes

This meal is great as it can be enjoyed by all of the family. The only thing I do differently for Chris and I is add salt and breadcrumbs to the fishcakes. These fishcakes are delicious and nice and soft for babies to eat. This recipe makes approximately 6-7 chunky fishcakes. Any left over fishcakes can be wrapped in clingfilm,…

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7 Things That Will Annoy You As A First Time Mum

Being a first time mum is great, every little thing your baby does will completely take your breath away.  You can’t really imagine what life will be like with a baby when you’re pregnant and everything is unknown. You have great plans for what you will and won’t do, but a lot of this goes out the window when you’re…

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Parenting, Recipes

Weaning Wednesdays – Lentil and Carrot Cakes

Weaning has been very interesting so far – lots of mess and lots of poops! Some days I feel like I spend most of the day in the kitchen. It’s all good fun though. I’m doing a mixture of baby led weaning and traditional weaning. I know a lot of people will jump at me saying, ‘that’s not baby led…

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Weaning with Ella’s Kitchen

Ella’s Kitchen kindly sent me a box of goodies for Molly to try out as part of her weaning journey! This included a delicious range of organic textured food pouches and two packets of ‘melty puffs’. The packaging is lovely – I loved the green box  it came in which had instructions on how to turn it into a castle.…

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