When a friend shares the news that she is going to have a baby, there will probably be lots of hugs and belly rubs and also few happy tears here and there. But soon after all this is over, you might be wondering about the best baby gift, something that is not… View Post

The past year has flown by. I mean, really flown by. It barely seems 5 minutes since I was in hospital about to meet my brand new baby – and I know that sounds such a clichĂ©, but it’s true. And now she is 1. Her birthday made me want… View Post

Many of you will know about the wonder that is Sock Ons. Clever little things that keep baby socks on baby feet – one of those things you look at and think ‘ah yes, of course! Why did no-one think of that before?!’ Did you know that the same company… View Post

It doesn’t matter how organised and capable you are, when your new baby comes along life changes in the blink of an eye. The sense of responsibility is often overwhelming. You are no longer in charge of your life: a small person wields all the power and their needs take… View Post

This month is Caesarean Awareness Month, and I have decided to share my 4 very different caesarean experiences. You can read my first birth story (the crash section) here, and how my second baby was born by premature section at 34 weeks here. My third birth story tells of my… View Post

When Eliza was first born, we used an infant carrier car seat, like many parents do when leaving the hospital, and it served us well. However, as she grew bigger, I found it increasingly hard to carry her in that seat, and I knew it was time to move her… View Post

Today I have a guest post from the lovely Chantele – blogger at Two Hearts One Roof and photographer at Cross-Jones Photography. She is sharing her hints and tips for newborn photography, and how to capture those precious moments. Hello all! Chantele here from Two Hearts One Roof , first… View Post

Back when Max was a tiny tot, we used a lot of Dentinox eye wipes with great success, so when I found out we were expecting Eliza I restocked my baby medicine cabinet with a few Dentinox products. It is a brand we know and trust, and we have used the… View Post