• Pregnancy Symptoms

    19th November 2016

    My husband and I were reminising last night about all the pregnancy symptoms I suffered with while Dex was in-utero. It’s funny now when we look back on it, but there were times during my pregnancy that I’d really had enough.  Pregnancy is certainly not all glowing skin, shiny hair and cute bump. Before I…

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  • Baby Led Weaning Omelette Recipe

    18th November 2016

    I love having omelettes for my lunch and they have been my go to staple since I’ve been doing Slimming World because they are filling and can be syn free. When I first made these we hadn’t yet tried egg, but I was keen to introduce it to make sure Dex didn’t have an allergy.…

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  • baby led weaning zucchini pizzas sat on a green munchkin plate

    Baby Led Weaning Zucchini Pizza Recipe

    17th November 2016

    Baby led weaning Zucchini Pizzas were the second food I tried with my first son Dexter. The first foods we tried on day one were banana pancakes. They were such a hit, that it gave me the confidence to try something a bit more adventurous on day two. I love zucchinis. They are so versatile…

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  • Working Out How Old Your Baby Is

    16th November 2016

    Dexter and I went to Baby Babble class at the local children’s centre yesterday. We don’t often go to baby classes, mainly because I am scared of awkward mum chat, but I know I need to do what’s best for Dexter so have been making more of an effort recently. When we arrived, the receptionist…

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  • banana pancakes surrounded by blueberries on a chopping board

    Baby Led Weaning Banana Pancakes Recipe

    16th November 2016

    Dexter turned six months old at the end of November 2016 and we decided to bite the bullet and start our baby led weaning journey. Like a lot of Mums, we were scared of choking and as I was at home by myself, I decided to start with something really soft and simple: baby led…

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  • Increasing the Size of the Bottle Teat: Is Your Baby Ready?

    8th November 2016

    A few nights ago I finally changed the teats in Dexter’s bottle from size 2 to size 3. I had previously attempted to change him to the bigger teats around a month ago but had failed spectacularly. Milk had spilled everywhere, he had choked, gagged, spat out the milk and finally started clamping his mouth…

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  • Mum Guilt // The Struggle is Real

    3rd November 2016

    A friend shared this picture yesterday in our Facebook mummy group in response to the question ‘Does anybody feel constantly guilty for not spending enough time with their baby?’

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