Fathers Day – what to do?

Nathan’s Mumma Says….   Fathers Day is a special time of year for us. Nathan’s Dadda works so hard so that I can stay at home with Nathan that we really like to spoil him. We equally like to spoil Nathan’s Grandpa and Grumpy, although the latter is rather difficult to buy for and doesn’t […]

My Captured Moment

Nathan’s Mumma Says…. In April this year Nathan met his cousin, Wilfred, for the very first time. As an only child, married to an only child, baby Wilfred is as close to a nephew and cousin as we are going to get. We are looking forward to the future with our gorgeous boys.

So you’re having a baby? 50+ Ultimate must buys

Leyton’s Mumma Says….   WE often get asked what is the ultimate list of products/ equipment etc you need for a baby. The problem is the finer details really depend on the parents and your personal preference to things. For example, I am a self-proclaimed OTT paranoid Mumma who likes excel spreadsheets and post-it lists […]

Happy Easter! Crafts, games and the reason behind it all…

Leyton’s Mumma Says… Leyton’s first Easter involved us eating Easter Eggs whilst 9 month old Leyton napped so he didn’t want to try them – he had only been on solids for 3 months and Chocolate was on my no-go list! We tried to restrict salt and sugar in his diet doing Baby Led Weaning […]

Treasure baskets & heuristic play

Nathan’s Mumma Says…. When Nathan was born I had never heard of treasure baskets/discovery boxes or heuristic/sensory play. I quickly learnt that babies satisfy their need to explore the world through sensory play, and it aids their cognitive development. With heuristic play they can touch, suck, lick (all items should be suitable for this as […]

Brilliant Books for Mumma’s to read

This is a list of books/ websites we loved reading and think you will too! * We will often update this with extra things we find, so this is just a starting place… Conception & Pregnancy: What to Expect Before You’re Expecting (Heidi Murkoff) Pregnancy – The Inside Guide: a Complete Guide to Fertility, Pregnancy […]

Sleep and the over 1’s – Top Tips & What we think about Controlled Crying

Nathan’s Mumma Says… Nathan has always been a good sleeper, not wishing to gloat. He slept through at 7 weeks until he hit a 4 month sleep regression. We then had 5 months of broken nights until he settled down again just before his first birthday. As Leyton’s Mumma mentioned in her blog about sleep, there […]

Millie’s birth story: Induction day, a tale of Lucozade, bacon cobs and gas & air.

  Millie’s Mumma Says….   Millie’s due date was 10th June 2013. I went to see the midwife on my due date hoping for those words all expectant mothers hope for at their due date, yes you are in labour and it’s just a matter of time. But no, we talked about what signs to […]