• Nicola alongside wax figure of David Attenborough

    A Fun Day Out at Madame Tussauds, Blackpool | AD

    7th August 2019

    Blackpool is one of my favourite destinations in the North West when I’m looking for sun, sea, sand and fun filled family entertainment. We recently had a fantastic day out at Coral Island, and I’ve spoken previously about my love of Blackpool’s beach, its piers, the trams and the Pleasure Beach, so I was thrilled…

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  • Sweet potato waffles on a bamboo bamboo plate served alongside banana

    Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Sweet Potato Waffles

    29th July 2019

    Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day when it comes to baby led weaning. For me, it’s the easiest and most relaxed meal and I love how many different varieties of foods you can offer. As much as I love the ease of toast or buttered crumpets, there’s something a bit more exciting about…

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  • Buying A House: One Year On

    26th July 2019

    Can you believe next month it will be one year since we finally exchanged contracts and moved into the house of our dreams?

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  • a stack of pancakes with strawberry jam and raspberries on top

    The Ultimate List of Baby Led Weaning Breakfast Ideas

    18th July 2019

    Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. I don’t know if it’s because I just spent the past nine hours not eating, or if it’s because of all the different varieties of food there are on offer, but there’s something special and exciting about the first meal of the day. When it comes to…

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  • Felix fast asleep as a newborn

    5 Reasons to Choose a Water Birth

    15th July 2019

    I often reflect back on Felix’s birth as it was one of the most empowering experiences of my life. After a pretty difficult birth with Dexter, I spent months agonising about what the second birth would bring and whether I’d get the water birth of my dreams. There are so many reasons to choose a…

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  • Felix smiling sat in his pram

    One Month of Felix Led Weaning

    12th July 2019

    It’s been a month since we began our baby led weaning journey with our second born son, Felix. This is now where time seems to suddenly start slipping away at an increasing rate as the days flash by between bottles, naps and making and cleaning up three meals.

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  • Felix lying in a king size bed with white sheets sleeping

    Am I a Lazy Parent for Co-sleeping?

    11th July 2019

    Whenever I was asked if Dexter was a good baby, I always replied positively, gushing about how well he slept and what a joy he was to bring up. It’s funny how your memories are distorted and you forget about all those evenings you lay next to your baby with your hands on their chest,…

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