Baby Led Weaning

So your baby is around six months old and you are looking to begin baby led weaning – here are a few things to consider… 1. Your baby might not be ready by 6 months – on their ‘half birthday’ they will not arch their back and spew a rainbow whilst shitting butterflies to alert […]

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Stop telling me to stop…(breastfeeding)

When I first fed my baby As she lay there in my arms, I promised to protect her, To keep her safe from harm, Then we finally cracked it This breastfeeding malarkey, I fell in love with the way She was looking up at me. The first few weeks were painful Though we got there […]

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When you have a toddler a rainy day can ruin your life. 

The toddler, when trapped indoors will require an elevated level of interaction. A level that you might just be too knackered to commit to. They will look to you for stimulus. This usually means that you have to get involved with activities such as colouring, painting and hide and seek with much more enthusiasm than […]

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Bibetta lunch bag review and give away. 

One thing you definitely need when you have small children is a decent lunch bag. Even more so in the summer – picnic season. This Bibetta one has been a huge hit in our house. My eldest daughter has fallen in love with it. It’s made out of a stretchy neoprene material, which means that as well as […]

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Getting ready for work after maternity leave…

After welcoming your beautiful bundle into the world, recovering from the birth, getting to know each other, enjoying lazy mornings, lunches out and basically doing whatever takes your fancy for the best part of a year (or more if you’re lucky), you’ll probably have to come crashing back down to earth at some point, re-joining […]

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Going back to work after maternity leave 

So you’ve decided to go back to work after maternity leave – By decided of course I mean you have no choice. Short of a lottery win your mortgage/rent is practically holding a gun to your head. You can see the light (of the burning flames of hell) at the end of the tunnel – […]

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Babies are easier than toddlers. 

I recall when I mistakenly thought my children becoming marginally more independent was like a magical, wonderful dream. I thought life would be so much easier when they depended on me a little less. I wasn’t prepared for ‘My want to do it’ X 1,000,000 in an hour.  Everything takes 5 times as long ?? When […]

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Really small toys are a mums nemesis…

Toddlers like very small toys. Stupid little shitty easy to lose toys that Mummies and Daddies regret buying – or curse other people for buying – or want to punch the manufacturers in the fucking face for creating. Little pointy jaggy toys that get thrown all around the house and hurt like hot pokers when […]

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This is my actual life…

Today we had a lazy morning (I don’t have many of these left as sadly my maternity pay will run out soon and I’ll have to go back to work,  so I’m abusing it while I can).  We chilled out, danced, played and and messed up the kitchen baking cakes to take on our picnic […]

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Mummies are twats and Daddies are wazzocks. 

Sometimes, when Mummies and Daddies have been been together for a very long time they can be complete arseholes to each other. They don’t do it on purpose – it just sort of happens from time to time. Mummies are cave dwelling life wreckers with the annoying tendency to tidy things up – moving them […]

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