• Baby Led Weaning: The Second Week in

    30th November 2016

    So we are now in the second week of our BLW journey. It’s probably been the most anxious time of our whole six months together but everyday I am gaining more and more confidence. This week he has tried, noodles, pork, cheese on toast, pasta, apple, peach, banana, porridge, yoghurt, boiled egg, broccoli, cauliflower cheese…

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  • Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Spinach Balls

    30th November 2016

    My husband and I wanted to eat Chilli Chicken Gnocchi for our tea from the Joe Wicks’ Lean in 15 book but I was not happy giving Dex gnocchi as I feel it’s a choking risk. Instead I improvised, and gave him some pasta, a couple of cherry tomatoes quartered, some strips of chicken and these…

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  • BLW // Five Things I Learnt in our First Week

    23rd November 2016

    It’s been a week since we started baby led weaning and it’s been a mixture of highs and lows. I’ve offered a whole range of food- fruits, vegetables, cheese, eggs, chicken, pasta, bread, peanut butter and hummus. There’s been successes and there have been complete failures (word to the wise: piri-piri hummus is a no-go).…

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  • 26 Weeks in, 26 Weeks out. 

    21st November 2016

    My darling Dex turned 26 weeks old on Friday. I cannot honestly understand how I have a six month old baby. Life has changed so much over the past year, all for the better of course. I wanted to do a quick snapshot of 26 weeks in versus 26 weeks out. 26 weeks in. In…

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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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  • 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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