• 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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  • Fun Activities for a Four Month Old

    23rd February 2017

    In the early days of having a newborn, they don’t need much entertaining but by the time they reach four months, activities are definitely needed. It can be difficult to think up things to do day in, day out, so I made this list of fun activities for a four month old. These are all…

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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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  • 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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    Baby Led Weaning Recipe: Veggie Omelette

    12th December 2016

    This baby led weaning omelette is another great way of using up those pesky purees that are clogging up your freezer space but you no longer wish to use because you are going down the baby led weaning route. Here I’ve used broccoli and carrot purée, but I reckon any combination of veg will work.…

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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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