• Sweet potato pancakes on a white plate with sweet potatoes in the background

    Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Sweet Potato Pancakes

    7th November 2019

    As you may know, I have ditched the purée feeding in favour of Baby Led Weaning. This is all well and good, apart from I have a shed-load of purées stacked in my freezer. After the success of my Banana Pancakes, I thought, why not try the same concept but with sweet potato? This is…

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  • Baby // How to Change a Nappy in 15 Easy Steps

    18th January 2017

    Dexter is about to turn eight months old and has just learnt how to crawl. I’ve spoken before about our struggles with nappy changes now he is on the move so I thought I’d come up with a step by step guide on how to change a nappy. I think if you are in the…

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  • The Joys of Wonder Weeks Leap 5 – My Wriggly Baby

    19th December 2016

    Dexter has turned into a right little wriggle butt since entering Wonder Weeks Leap 5. Who am I kidding? He’s always been a fidgety little soul, even when he was growing in my belly. But recently, every time it comes to getting his nappy changed or getting dressed, he will not stay still. The Wonder…

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  • The End of our Co-sleeping Journey

    16th December 2016

    We’ve had an incredible seven months, but like all good things, our co-sleeping journey had to come to an end eventually. Before he was born, I thought he’d be in with us for six months. When he got here, I didn’t ever want him to leave. It’s had its highs and its lows. It’s felt…

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  • Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Pepper Pasta Sauce Recipe

    15th December 2016

    Dexter adores pasta and fusilli twists are one of the foods that he can gum and swallow with limited gagging. I don’t want to keep offering Dex the same old pasta and tomato sauce combo so I came up with this quick and easy pasta sauce recipe. It contains dairy, hidden veg and healthy fats.…

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  • BLW // Week 3

    9th December 2016

    It’s been a really successful week of baby led weaning in the Hughes household. We are mostly having two meals a day: breakfast and lunch. Some days I manage to squeeze tea in, but between teething pain and tiredness come 5pm, it’s not been that easy. We have tried lots of new flavours and textures…

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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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