• 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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  • 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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  • Review: Baby Einstein Discover & Play Gift Set

    10th December 2016

    Dex was lucky enough to be given this Baby Einstein Discover & Play Gift Set back in November and I just had to write a review because I absolutely adore every piece of it. We already have the Baby Einstein Neighbourhood Friends Activity Jumper and these little toys slot into it perfectly as well as being good enough to…

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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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  • Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Egg Muffins

    22nd November 2016

    As I mentioned in my previous recipe, Sweet Potato Pancakes, I have a stock pile of purées to use so I’m trying to think up recipes for baby led weaning that can incorporate them. Egg muffins are a huge favourite with Slimming Worlders because they are an easy way to get your vegetables in and…

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