The Breast Experience – One Mother’s Journey

Today I’m sharing a guest post interview with you from Charlie over at Our Altered Life. Charlie has interviewed her friend Lauren on her breast experience.

Over to you Charlie and Lauren …..

First of all, can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your little one?

I’m Lauren. I’m a 27 year old Primary School Teacher and this is Eva who is 7 months old. She’s my first baby.

Lauren and Eva - Breastfeeding Experience

And how has your first experience of Motherhood been so far?

It’s been great but I think that’s because I’ve got a really good baby! Don’t get me wrong, I’ve had my moments and there’s been some challenging times but on the whole it’s been great.

View Post

Dotty Fish Baby and Toddler Shoes – Review and Giveaway

Correct footwear is extremely important for first walkers. They must be comfortable and supportive to help those precious steps. When Dotty Fish got in contact asking if we wanted to try out their soft leather baby and toddler shoes, I thought it would be great to see what they are like.

We received a gorgeous yellow daisy pair in size 3-4 years for baby girl and a newborn pair in Twinkle Twinkle Mink size 0-6 months for baby dottie when she arrives in a few days.

Dotty Fish soft leather walker shoe

The soft-soled shoes are expertly crafted, they have a gorgeous feel to them. I love the idea that they just slip on and off they go! There is plenty of room for growth and they look so comfy.

View Post

What’s in my hospital bag for baby number 2?

This past week I’ve been busy packing my hospital bag. You can catch up here with what I packed first time around.

Second time around I’ve learnt a few things. Don’t just pack sleepsuits for 0-3 months otherwise your baby will look like she’s wearing a sack! In fact last time I didn’t even buy new baby clothes they were all 0-3 months. She did grow into them though. I’ve invested in sleepsuits from Next which have the turn over cuffs for baby hands. Much better than having separate little scratch mitts which I kept losing.

What's in my hospital bag for baby number 2?

View Post

Eco-Friendly Nappies: Bambo Nature Nappy Review and Giveaway

These past few weeks we have been trying out the Bambo Nature nappies. Since having my daughter over two years ago we have tried and tested many nappy brands to find the right ones for us. In fact until I was contacted by Bambo Nature I’d never heard of them, so I’m sharing our experiences with these eco-friendly nappies with you as a first time user.

Bambo Nature Nappies - Eco friendly

I will let you know now before I get into the review that they are amazingly soft and I don’t know how I havent found these nappies before!

View Post

Floral Initial Baby Print Review

Since we moved house last year, I have been looking around for prints, photos and pictures for my daughters room. We obviously left behind her decorated nursery which was fine for the first 18 months of her life, but since we moved here we haven’t decorated her room with the baby stick on stickers.

So the opportunity to have a print designed for her was great. Created by Magic sent us this gorgeous floral Initial baby print, all with her birth details on. All I had to do was send the correct details, like her first name, date of birth, hospital, weight and time of birth over to them and by magic! The print arrived in the post!

Created by Magic baby print

View Post

The Sunday Pregnancy Diaries #6

Welcome back to The Sunday Pregnancy Diaries #6 – I know it’s been a while since I’ve done one of my Sunday Pregnancy Diaries entries but life has just been so busy. You can catch up here with entry #5

I’m all finished work now and start my maternity leave from today ( I’ve been using up my annual leave up until this point when I finished work on the 4th)

So what’s been happening with this pregnancy so far?

The Sunday Pregnancy Diaries #6

View Post