• 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 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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  • Baby Led Weaning: 9 Must Have Products

    2nd July 2019

    We have had such a great success with baby led weaning and I’ve enjoyed the experience immensely. It has been a huge learning curve: finding out what foods work, finding out how to effectively clean up the mess and finding the right products that work for us. Here I’ve compiled a list of baby led…

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  • Felix sitting on daddy’s lap in a white sun hat

    Leap 4: The Wonder Weeks Mental Leap at 4 Months Old

    2nd May 2019

    We are knee deep in The Wonder Weeks’ fourth mental leap and cannot believe the change in our baby over the last couple of weeks. We sailed through leaps 1-3, with hardly any fussy periods whatsoever, but leap 4 has really come to bite us on the butt. Our sleepy and content newborn son has…

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  • Nicola sat on teal couch with Felix in her arms kissing the top of his head

    Battling the 4 Month Sleep Regression

    24th April 2019

    Everybody knows that my boys love to sleep. Dexter will turn three next month and on the whole he sleeps twelve hours a night as well as having a decent two hour nap during the day. Felix started sleeping through ridiculously early, and despite people telling me it wasn’t natural, I wasn’t about to wake…

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  • a newborn baby lying in a blue towel

    Tricks to Make Sure Your Baby Sleeps Through the Night

    18th February 2019

    Whilst having a new baby in the house is an absolute joy, the resulting lack of sleep is anything but! Sleep deprivation can range from mildly unpleasant to mind-numbingly awful, and it can seriously affect your enjoyment of those first precious months with your baby. New parents are bombarded with advice on how to make their…

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  • a picture of the five baby and toddler products i can't live without including buggy board, baby monitor, changing bag, thermometer and baby bouncer

    Second Time Mum: 5 Baby and Toddler Products I Can’t Live Without

    13th February 2019

    Being a Mum of two is seriously hard work. Why does it always seem to be that the baby gets hungry at the exact same time the toddler needs your absolute undivided attention?! I have not just had to deal with a generic whiny toddler and needy baby, but a toddler who has been ill…

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