• Dexter at eight months old in an ikea highchair wearing a sunhat at a busy bar in Mallorca

    Baby Led Weaning Snacks: A Collection of Ideas and Recipes

    16th August 2019

    When your baby reaches around 8-9 months, you may see that their milk intake drops slightly and instead they’re looking for a snack when they maybe used to be having a bottle or breastfeed. Finding the perfect baby led weaning snacks can be difficult – suddenly you’ve got to think about another couple of items…

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  • Nicola alongside wax figure of David Attenborough

    A Fun Day Out at Madame Tussauds, Blackpool | AD

    7th August 2019

    Blackpool is one of my favourite destinations in the North West when I’m looking for sun, sea, sand and fun filled family entertainment. We recently had a fantastic day out at Coral Island, and I’ve spoken previously about my love of Blackpool’s beach, its piers, the trams and the Pleasure Beach, so I was thrilled…

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  • Dexter wearing a pink plastic bib, sat in his joie mimzy snacker highchair with food all over the tray

    Review | Joie Mimzy Snacker

    6th August 2019

    When Dex first started weaning, I gave no thought to the type of high chair we wanted and bought one of the first ones I found on Amazon. It was okay but I found it difficult to clean and I ended up having to cut out the straps because they were so filthy. At around eleven…

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  • Sweet potato waffles on a bamboo bamboo plate served alongside banana

    Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Sweet Potato Waffles

    29th July 2019

    Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day when it comes to baby led weaning. For me, it’s the easiest and most relaxed meal and I love how many different varieties of foods you can offer. As much as I love the ease of toast or buttered crumpets, there’s something a bit more exciting about…

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  • Buying A House: One Year On

    26th July 2019

    Can you believe next month it will be one year since we finally exchanged contracts and moved into the house of our dreams?

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  • a stack of pancakes with strawberry jam and raspberries on top

    The Ultimate List of Baby Led Weaning Breakfast Ideas

    18th July 2019

    Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. I don’t know if it’s because I just spent the past nine hours not eating, or if it’s because of all the different varieties of food there are on offer, but there’s something special and exciting about the first meal of the day. When it comes to…

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  • 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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