Explaining to a two year old they are getting a sibling and how to prepare

Before the baby arrived we decided that we were going to get her some presents from her baby sister. She’s not a girly girl so not into dolls, but loves music so we got her a toy keyboard to play on. I wondered at the start how hard it was going to be explaining to a two year old they…

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The Sunday Pregnancy Diaries #2

How will I cope with a baby and a toddler? I have many questions on how to cope with a baby and a toddler and here are a few to start with. Baby girl will be 2 years 2 months when baby number 2 arrives. How will I manage? You see Baby girl is a little live wire. She’s into…

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Brushing a Toddler’s Teeth – The Big Family Brush Up

It’s been such a long time since I did an update on baby girl, in fact her last one was at her 11 month Health Visitor checkup. She has grown and developed loads in the past 5 months, the most noticeable thing is her pearly white smile with those gleaming white teeth. Ever since baby girl’s first teeth popped through,…

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Essential Top Tips for Travelling with Toddlers

Now baby girl is a toddler, yes she is walking, falling, toddling about, I thought it was about time I looked into travel tips for toddlers. These can be tips for travelling an hour to see family and friends, or even travelling abroad on holiday. Last year we travelled up country – from Cornwall to Derbyshire to see family. It…

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11 Month Baby Review – Health Visitor

It’s been a while since I did the last review of baby girl, in fact that was her 9 month review. Later on I will let you know how we got on at the health visitor. But first we come a long way since she was 9 months old in terms of her development. The biggest thing I’m so excited…

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Top Things To Add To Your Garden That Your Toddler Will Love

There are lots of reasons why you should allow your toddler to spend time in the garden. For one thing, the fresh air can be good for them. The open space allows them to run around and play without restriction. Also, you don’t have to worry about spills and marks when they are playing around in the garden. To make…

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Top Tips to Ensure your Home is Safe for your Toddler

Making your home safe for your beloved little ones (something a genius parent aptly titled ‘toddlerproofing’) can sometimes seem like an endless task. Just when you’re sure that you have all grounds covered, something else ends up being a problem and you’re running to the first aid box for the third time in a week yet again. According to Safe…

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Yes Me! A Childs farm Brand Ambassador

A while back I saw an advert on Instagram from Childs Farm who were looking for Brand Ambassador’s. As a new mummy to  nearly 6 month old now, I love to find out and discover new brands that I’d not heard of. Childs Farm was one of these. I love natural products that contain no nasties or are not harsh…

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How to plan a baby-friendly trip to Blackpool

When my husband was a child he used to love going to Blackpool and now we have a baby hopefully we will be able to and visit there soon so he can share his experiences with her. When Visit Blackpool asked me if they could write a guest post for my blog on how to plan a baby friendly trip…

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How can we help our children to learn about sharing? – WILF Books

I was contacted by the lovely people at WILF Books asking if they could guest post on my blog to let all you all know about their new sharing-based children’s book delivery service. Now you all know how much I love books so I’m very happy to help. I think it’s a fantastic idea and I’m very delighted to spread the…

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Little House of Science – Classes for Curious Minds

When I first discovered my love for Science I had just moved to secondary school. I don’t honestly remember doing any science at primary school. It was a shame because it became my favourite subject. All the way through secondary school and on to A Levels where I studied Biology, Chemistry and Physics.  Back when I was small there wasn’t…

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Teething Necklace Review and Giveaway

I was given this beautiful silicone handmade teething necklace to review by Bo&Bel. Bo&Bel was founded by a fashion loving mummy who wanted to design and make modern and distinctive teething necklaces that enables mums to wear safe, stylish and yet practical jewellery.  I was given the chance to pick any design and colour of teething necklaces on their website. There…

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