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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Parenting

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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Roasted Veg & Lentil Salad

This roasted veg and lentil salad is a very quick and easy meal, perfect to whip up after you’ve put the kids to bed and you want something that won’t take hours to prepare. Those evening hours are precious to us mum’s! Ingredients 1/2 cauliflower 1 big handful fresh green beans A couple of handfuls of chopped lettuce 1/2 avocado,…

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Parenting

Breastfeeding Essentials – World Breastfeeding Week

In case you haven’t heard, it’s World Breastfeeding Week! Yippee! It runs from the 1st to the 7th August and is celebrated all around the world. The purpose of World Breastfeeding Week is to encourage and support mums on their breastfeeding journey, and to  improve the health of babies worldwide.  In 1990, government policy makers signed the Innocenti Declaration to…

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Newquay Zoo – Perfect Family Day Out

When the summer holidays come around it can often be hard to think about things to do with the children. However, in Cornwall we are lucky that there are many interesting attractions to visit. Newquay Zoo being one of them! Chris and I decided we wanted to take Molly for her first trip to the zoo and Newquay isn’t too…

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Cornwall

Loveday’s – Healthy Breakfast spot in Cornwall

Loveday’s, in Charlestown, recently invited me down to try out their healthy breakfast options. It was great to see a restaurant which offers healthy alternatives to the traditional cooked breakfast. I’ve always enjoyed breakfast, it’s most definitely my favourite meal of the day. I can’t understand people who say they don’t eat breakfast. I always find the time. I rarely go…

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Parenting

Cogs gloves review

I’ve always been a believer in the hands-on approach to learning. I think it’s important to encourage learning to be fun and enjoyable. Therefore, when COGS asked if I would review their product I was only too happy to do so. What are Cogs? COGS or COUNTING ON GLOVES, are unique gloves for children designed to make the process of…

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