Tag Archives : Baby

Getting Crafty with Johnstone’s Magnetic Blackboard Paint


This week Hubs has had some well deserved leave annual leave from work and we’ve had such a great week spending time together as a family!  One of the great things about my husband is that he loves a project and so this week, Johnstone’s couldn’t have timed it better when they asked us to try out their Magnetic Blackboard Paint. …

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Getting Through with Two Under Two


My eldest will be two May which means my time of parenting two under two is coming to an end.  It’s been an epic two years of tears, tantrums, laughs and memories.  Not all of the tears and tantrums were from the kids either!  I often wonder how I’ve gotten through the last two years alive, but I did and…

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Reflections as my Littlest Turns One


I’m struggling to believe that a whole year has passed since the littlest of my girls was born.  This time last year I was waddling around waiting, not so patiently to be induced.  Excited to meet our second born and even more excited not to be pregnant, after carrying my first and second for what was very nearly eighteen months straight.…

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Dear Diary: Accepting I’ll Never have Another Baby.


The littlest of my babies will be one in April.  She’s hitting milestones left right and centre as she changes from baby to toddler.  She’s eating solid foods and crawling along the floor trying to keep up with her big sister.  Long gone is the tiny baby we bought home from hospital. A huge part of me is glad that…

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Arty Apple Personalised Gifts Review


Christmas is just around the corner.  People up and down the country are in a frenzy of shopping, wrapping presents and preparing the big day.  Personally I am terrible at present buying although I do like to buy people nice, thoughtful gifts that can be treasured.  That’s why I didn’t hesitate to review products from the Arty Apple personalised gifts range –…

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Toddler Groups: Heaven or Hell? 


As a SAHM I sometimes feel that my children miss out.  If I went to work and them to nursery they would socialise more with children their own age.  They would play with different toys, eat different foods and learn how to interact with different kinds of people. When Baby J was small I braved my first mother and baby…

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Dear Diary: This Week I Turn 26


This week I turn 26.  My birthday is my absolute favourite time of the year.  I still get excited about it and love waking up knowing I’m going to spend the day exactly as I please! Prior to having children I would have a ‘birthday week’.  This was literally an excuse to enjoy a whole weeks worth of celebrations.  We…

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Autumn Holiday Essentials You Need to Pack


In less than a weeks time we are heading off on our Autumn holiday.  This will be our first break as a family of four and we are excited to say the least! We have booked a cosy lodge, with an onsite swimming pool and play areas for the kids.  It’s in the middle of a country park so we are surrounded…

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The Night Before Christmas – An eBook Review


We all know and love the classic Christmas tale ‘The Night Before Christmas’.  It’s a staple in our house on Christmas Eve, as our children  snuggle up in bed to wait for Santa to visit! The original has always been a firm favourite of mine, so when we were offered the chance to review an adapted version I couldn’t wait…

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A Controlled Crying Diary


I have a six month old baby who throughout day eats like a horse. I have a six month old baby who despite said eating habits, consistently wakes at 12am, 3am and 6am insisting that she be fed. I have a Husband who works crazy shift patterns and is absolutely cream crackered. Then there is me. I have two under…

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