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

    The Ultimate List of Baby Led Weaning Breakfast Ideas

    18th January 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 in his baby chair with Dexter sat in front of him smiling

    The One Thing They Don’t Warn You About Before Becoming A Mum

    17th January 2019

    When I fell pregnant with Dexter, I was warned about all the things I was about to lose: my social life, a full night’s sleep, hot cups of tea and my sense of identity; Nicola? Who’s she? You’re Dexter’s Mummy now.

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  • How to Make Moving House Easy for Your Toddler

    14th January 2019

    In August we moved into our first ever owned family home. It’s been a dream of ours for years to get onto the property ladder and in May last year we were finally accepted for a mortgage and set about looking for our dream home. We were so lucky in that it didn’t take us…

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  • Felix sat in his baby chair at 1 month old

    Felix’s One Month Update

    12th January 2019

    Today Felix turns one month old. Just as I did for Dexter, I plan to write a monthly update for Felix so we can look back and see how much he is changing month by month. Even though I am a second time Mum and I have been through the whole newborn phase before, it…

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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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