• 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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  • felix wearing the ergopouch cocoon swaddle

    Review: ergoPouch Cocoon Swaddle

    10th January 2019

    I’m not quite sure how it works, but when you decide to have a second child, even though you sort of remember that you had to deal with sleepless nights and the constant worry of why baby won’t sleep anywhere but on you, you don’t really remember exactly what it was like. Felix arrived into…

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  • Felix’s Birth Story

    7th January 2019

    On December 12th 2018, I gave birth to my second son Felix by water birth. I had attempted a water birth with my first son, Dexter, but things hadn’t quite gone according to plan. I am pleased to share with you my water birth story, a positive experience I hope will inspire others to also…

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  • Nicola breastfeeding Felix in bed selfie

    Breastfeeding Journey: The Highs and Lows of the First Two Weeks

    3rd January 2019

    Breastfeeding: You’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t. When my breastfeeding journey with Dexter didn’t go to plan and I turned to formula, I felt judged that I had let my son down by not continuing to try to breastfeed him. This time, Felix and I have found a really great rhythm…

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