As we have noticed it’s been hot this week. While the temperatures have soared and made for some sleepy babies in the day no doubt, I can guarantee that it has also resulted in restless nights for anyone with young children. For parents this means one thing: hello sleep deprivation!
Last weekend we went to the Cheshire Reindeer Lodge to meet Rudolph and the crew along with the big guy himself. It wasn’t cheap – adults were £9.50 each, children £12.50 and babies free – but it was our first time meeting Father Christmas and I didn’t want to book just a simple grotto if the Bear decided she hated Santa and I’m so glad we did! On arrival we immediately came in through the stables putting us in the perfect mood for… Keep Reading
Two babies in three years has left it’s toll on my body and I hereby declare that 2017 will be the year where I reclaim both my waistline and my fitness, and to help with this I plan to eat less and do more. Sounds simple right? The truth is that is both is and isn’t; the theory is simple but the application takes willpower which seems to have gone missing sometime back in 2013. To help though I will be aiming… Keep Reading
So this is definitely the beginning of the end of our breastfeeding journey. Henry will be 21 weeks at the weekend and he is just too hungry. After a horrendous few days last month when he was latched for 17 hours in 24 and still upset, over the past few weeks in addition to his bedtime bottle, we have been introducing bottles at the times which will become his meals: 9am, 1pm and 5pm. What I have as a result is… Keep Reading
I am very conscious of my pre-pregnancy clothes taunting me from where they are hidden under the bed and this got me thinking about the pressure that mummies feel to lose that baby weight as soon as possible. I will be the first to admit that I got BIG when pregnant with Darcie to the point where I put on an impressive 5 stone. Yep you read right…..5 WHOLE STONE….! I managed to lose 3 of them before falling pregnant… Keep Reading