Disclaimer: The Gummee glove was gifted to us. In return I offered to give an honest review. All opinions are my own. If you've been following me for a while you'll know that Arlo has been teething since he was about 8 weeks old (possibly even earlier, my memory post baby isn't as good as … Continue reading Review: Gummee Glove
Arlo loves a pinwheel! I cheat and use shop bought ready rolled puff pastry, because with a six month old I simply don't have time to make my own. I also just don't want to, it's far easier and quicker to use the ready rolled! This recipe is beyond easy and takes very little time … Continue reading BLW Recipe: Pinwheels
Since I started to share Arlo's weaning adventure on Instagram I get a lot of messages asking for tips and help. So it seemed fitting my first blog since my small hiatus should be focussed on my top tips around weaning. (I have a lot of other blogs sitting in my drafts which I will … Continue reading My top tips for your weaning adventure.
During my pregnancy the only thing I was dreading apart from the inevitable pushing the baby out of my vagina part, was breastfeeding. It is the most natural thing in the world and yet the thought of my baby sucking on my nipples literally made me shudder. Regardless of my feelings towards it I still … Continue reading How it felt to fail at breastfeeding: My very brief breastfeeding journey.
Arlo's sleep routine is a common topic of discussion. Even amongst my family. Since eight weeks old Arlo has slept between 10-12 hours a night, on the odd occasion he's slept 'just' eight hours, I say 'just' because let's face it that is still remarkably good. First of all let me just say that we … Continue reading Being led by the baby from day one. Arlo’s sleep routine.
I'm going to keep things short and sweet. The right time is whenever you feel ready. I know mums who have left their baby (in good hands) after a week. I also know mums who have waited until their baby was 12 months old. It all depends on how you feel. There is no right … Continue reading When is the right time to take people up on their offer of babysitting?
Disclaimer: Before anyone pities my partner, firstly he has read this so knows full well he is being used as an example of what not to do. Secondly if anything he now realises what a dick he was/occasionally still is and is thankful that I wrote this as apparently seeing it written down really helps … Continue reading To all the dads to be. Learn from his mistakes. Don’t be a dick.