• Dexter in the snack bar in coral island, blackpool

    Dexter’s 3 Year Update

    30th May 2019

    Dexter James, you’re three years old. Where did the past three years go? This time three years ago I was pacing up and down our old flat, cursing you for the pain I was in, and so scared of what was to come. Who knew we’d be blessed with the most precious little boy who…

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  • Felix on his back on the Skip Hop Reversible playmat

    Skip Hop Reversible Playmat | Review [AD-Gifted]

    29th May 2019

    Felix is five months old and is finally getting out of that stage where he wants to sleep all the time. Hurrah! I love spending time with him during his awake periods, practising tummy time, playing peek-a-boo or just generally lying on the floor next to him singing or chatting. We have recently purchased new…

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  • Nicola holding Felix in Wemyss Bay train station

    How Social Media Has Positively Affected My Mental Health

    17th May 2019

    With maternal mental health week, which was celebrated at the end of last month, firmly in mind, I was concerned to hear on the radio this week that many Mums are suffering with increased depression and anxiety thanks to social media.

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    Love Your Tummy with Rennie | AD

    16th May 2019

    *This is an advertisment post, in conjunction with Rennie® but all thoughts are my own. During my pregnancy with Felix, I suffered intensely with heartburn (along with a range of other ailments including pelvic girdle pain and migraines) and I’ve found that since giving birth, I’m much more susceptible to indigestion and acid reflux. Have…

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  • dexter on his little tikes trike in princes dock with skyscraper behind him

    Why the North West is the Best Place to Live

    13th May 2019

    Are you planning to relocate but unsure where to look? Have you considered the north-west of England?  More than likely, if you’re based in places like London or the surrounding areas you have probably never considered moving north. However, it may be your best option, especially if you’re struggling financially or you just simply need…

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  • Felix lying on his back wearing a vest that says I am 5 months old

    Felix’s 5 Month Update

    13th May 2019

    Felix, another month has passed by in the blink of an eye and as I look down at you now, sleeping in my arms, I can hardly believe how much you’ve changed this last month.

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    The Best Baby Led Weaning Spoons

    9th May 2019

    Baby led weaning is all about baby learning how to self feed, so are baby led weaning spoons really necessary? In our opinion, yes they are. Spoons are great for preloading foods such as porridge, yoghurt and soups and it’s great to get baby used to cutlery, way before they start using it properly.

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