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Our weaning journey – the first month, and our favourite weaning recipe

I felt very differently about starting Alfie’s weaning journey that I did starting Frey’s nearly two years ago. The first time around I remember being so excited to make up nutritious home cooked purees that my little one would eat with delight, along with the lightly…

The joy of sleep

This is a subject I’ve written about before, as it’s one that’s very close to my heart, as I’m sure it is for many parents of young children.. and that’s precious, precious sleep. When my eldest was a baby, I…

Get everything you need for your new baby without breaking the bank

The list of things you need when expecting a baby can be huge. After all, everything from nappies to furniture makes the list. And it leaves a lot of mums to be scrimping for money to be able to pay for the whole list of stuff. After all, a lot…

Fabulous Baby Inventions from Nuby – Review and Giveaway

Back at the end of December, it was a normal early evening at our house, where we were just entering ‘The Witching Hour’ – this hour is probably well known to parents of toddlers, it usually falls from 4pm onwards, when they’re a bit tired, a…

Coping as a single mum of two babies under the age of two

When I was pregnant with Alfie, a fair few people asked me ‘How will you cope?!’. I wasn’t fond of being asked that question, because I had no idea how I would cope. But I knew that I would, somehow. It was a more regular occurrence…

Frey at 22 months

The night Frey became a big brother seemed to be the night he stopped being a baby and became a little boy. It won’t be long before he is two years old and he really is the most adorable whirlwind of a toddler! In the last update I…

Transform your Baby’s Nursery into a Toddler’s Haven

During your pregnancy, you probably spent months creating a beautiful nursery that would cater to your baby’s every need. But now your baby has grown into an adventurous toddler, it might not be as fit for purpose as it once was. You might be lacking in space and storage…

Our bedtime routine

As Mama to a toddler and a newborn, sleep is now back at the top of my wish list! I’ve written before about how Frey wasn’t a great sleeper, to put it mildly, when he was a baby, and about all the different things I tried…

From bump to baby… introducing Alfie

Look who’s here! This is baby Alfie, who arrived on the 10th October at 2.48am weighing 9lbs 1oz. I kept being told that the birth of my second baby would be quicker and easier than the first. I hoped this would be true. With my first pregnancy…

Fantasy New Baby Wishlist

I remember shopping for Frey’s arrival, it was crazy. I read so many blog posts, I even had a book entitled ‘What to buy for your baby’. I didn’t know the different between vests, sleep suits, baby grows, and as for prams and car…