Maternity Leave Second Time Around and How It’s Different

I’m back to work in just 3 weeks. Maternity leave second time around has gone extremely fast. But then I’ve had a toddler and a baby to care for. Plus I lost my dad right at the start. Do I feel ready to go back to work? I do and I don’t. I do to have some adult company and…

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Baby Diaries #8 – 7 Months Old

Gosh it’s been a while since the last update. Life is very busy and time passes you by in the blink of an eye. If I’m being honest I kept up better with the monthly updates with baby girl. Anyway here we are at 7 months.  Baby Dottie has come on leaps and bounds these past few weeks. She is…

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The Range Of Change: Can We Pick Up Our Career Where We Left Off, Post Baby?

For every mother out there, there can be a lot of trepidation if you take time off to have children. For those parents on maternity leave, this can cause anxiety, but for those mothers that have actively stopped their life and left their career to focus on raising their children, but are now at the point where it’s time to…

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Baby and Toddler Christmas Gift Ideas

With having a baby earlier this year, my whole life has and still is baby! So it’s only apt that I share with you some gorgeous baby and toddler related gifts that are inspiring for the baby’s that are or about to be in your life. Why not take a peak at my baby and toddler Christmas gift ideas and…

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The Baby Diaries #7 – A New Parent’s Essential Kit

A couple of weeks back, both the girls had terrible colds and ear infections. The Friday evening was the worst and hardest night I’ve ever had as a parent. Baby Dottie had a terrible runny nose, high temperature and of course her ear infection. She was on antibiotics from the Doctor which we had seen earlier that afternoon and was…

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WIN TICKETS to The Baby Show at Olympia London 19th – 21st October 2018

This October get ready to enjoy and experience the UK’s top shopping event for new and expectant parents. The Baby Show, with MadeForMums, will be taking place from Friday 19th until Sunday 21st October at Olympia London. It is a must-attend event that gives visitors the opportunity to compare, try and buy – all under one roof!   The Show…

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Baby Diaries #6 – Starting the Weaning Journey

Baby dottie has now turned 18 weeks old and we have had the third set of immunisations. The second set four weeks ago she took all in her stride and was fine. This time around she was pretty ill 24 hours after. She had a high temperature and was crying/teasy all day long. The only respite she got bless her,…

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Natural Design Baby Milestone Cards Review and Giveaway

There are lots of different baby milestone cards on sale, and I did think about getting some for baby dottie. Somehow time got away from me and I never got around to buying any. Thankfully Monday Moon got in touch asking if I’d like to have a look at their baby milestone cards. With baby dottie being 4 months old…

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Nenuco Baby, Household and Spanish Cleaning Products Review

As you know we love trying out new products. Well the past few weeks we have been testing out this great range of Spanish cleaning products UK – Nenuco baby, household and cleaning products from stockists Lemon Fresh UK. Nenuco are a popular brand in Spain and are known for their gorgeous lemon and fresh smelling products. I can totally…

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Product Review: Eco by Naty Disposable Nappies

We love to try our new products and the last couple of weeks it’s been the turn of the Eco by Naty nappies. Over the past two and half years I have tried out many different nappy brands with baby girl and now baby dottie. I’m being honest here and some were rubbish, leaked and felt wet all the time.…

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Little Heartbeats Soother Review

We love trying out new products and this Little Heartbeats breathing and heartbeat soother from Summer Infant is one of our latest ones. It’s been ideal for soothing baby dottie as she’s been suffering from colic and reflux. The Little Heartbeats Bunny Soother is supposed to imitate the sound of mums heartbeat so the baby feels close and comforted. Baby…

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The Pros and Cons of having a Third Child

I have a 2 year old and a 11 week old. Two children. An even number. Would I consider having a third child? What are the pros and cons of having a third child? I’m the second of four. My mum had us three girls before having a boy. As you can see I’m from a family of six and…

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Baby Diaries #5 – Injections

Last week we had the dreaded 8 week injections although ours were at nearly 10 weeks due to the baby boom in our area. The appointments were all fully booked around the time we needed them. Never mind we have had them. Ours were at 4pm. I don’t like them at this time of the day because if they have a…

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