The online world is an incredible thing, but it may not always be a good thing in parenting. Here’s my advice to new parents. Remember: haters are gonna hate!
The Familymoon: honeymoon / holiday abroad with a toddler
Just because you’ve got a toddler in tow, doesn’t mean your honeymoon can’t be special. Here’s a few tips on getting through your first holiday abroad with a toddler!
Organising your wedding with a toddler in tow!
Sorry for the radio silence… it has been a busy few months, including organising a wedding with a toddler…
Toddler bedtime regression…
When she’s still drumming with a plastic asparagus at 9.20pm, despite the exact same bedtime routine that she’s had for 19 months!
Money-saving tips for parents
The cost of having a baby isn’t cheap, but when you’re excited by the fact you’ve a new little person on the way, it’s easy to head out and buy the best you can find.
New year, new family journey, thanks to Organix food #nojunkjourney
We are stoked to have been invited by Organix to be part of their 2017 #nojunkjourney! Here’s why…
Starting nursery and the inevitable tears!
Starting Lily in nursery has just hit me like a brick. I know it will get easier but it’s hard to imagine now…
Caravan holiday survival with a toddler
24 hours into our first caravan holiday with our 13 month old, and we are curled up under a fleece blanket with a hot water bottle, listening to the banging of the high winds and battering rain against the flimsy walls and windows. Would we change that? Of course not! It’s our summer holiday, and…
This prem baby’s milestones at 1 year
We aren’t sure if she’s behind, ahead, or right on track, but we are proud of how far she’s come, despite being nearly 7 weeks early.
#shopsmall : The world of independent Instagram baby clothing brands
Welcome to the world of Instagram baby/toddler clothing stores… (though you probably knew about them already!)
Learning fast how NOT to organise a 1st birthday – in photos
I counted myself as a pretty organised person… until it came to Lily’s first birthday.
1 year on: a reflection
One year on, here’s a few of the things I’ve found myself doing since becoming a mum – from Ninja Warrior training to one-armed master of all!
Baby sleep regression: The Battle of the Bed
What happened to the baby who slept 12 hours a night?!
One year ago: Premature labour at 28 weeks
A year ago we went into premature labour at 28 weeks. Seeing some flat peaches brought it all back to me!
Parenting: Things I’ve learnt…
Some of the things I’ve learnt since entering the world of parenting!
Wedding survival with a baby
We survived our first wedding with a baby! This is what happened…
Our top parenting purchases – newborn to 6 months
As a new first-time parent, you tend to think you need to buy everything to survive your new life with a newborn. Here are some of the things we couldn’t have survived without.
My pre-motherhood ‘dream parenting’ plans clearly don’t meet my motherhood realities! Where did it all go so wrong?!
First flight: baby’s first holiday
Lily was just over 8 months when we decided to take her on holiday… And not just on a little break, but a full-on snowboarding holiday to the Alps.
Our weaning journey
So after many months of feeding failures, and finally getting it under control, the next journey was upon us… weaning!
2 – “Breast is Best”
This was the 2nd set of ramblings I wrote when Lily was about 5 or 6 weeks old. Since then it’s been another topic that’s haunted me but I’ll save that for another time.
1 – Not Due Yet
This was the first rambling note I wrote. It’s not been edited or changed since that sleepless night. We’d not long been discharged from the hospital and home with this very tiny bundle at 4lb2. I thought I’d post it as it was.