Gift Ideas for 1 Year Olds

It is Ariel’s first birthday next week, and unlike buying for April, I have found it quite hard to think of some gifts for her.  Our home is still full to the brim with gifts bought for April, and with there being only a small age gap between them,…

Chinese New Year With Kids

Chinese New Year is one of my favourite holidays, for me it marks the real new year, January always seems so dreary and doesn’t feel like the start of something new at all…Chinese New Year always marks the approach of Spring and feels more like a fresh beginning to…

Febrile Convulsions – What You Need To Know

Two weeks ago my two year old had febrile convulsions, and it was the most terrifying thing myself or my husband have ever been through.

 

She was sat watching television and all of a sudden her entire body seized up and she began shaking, her eyes weren’t focusing and she…

Worst Baby Buys – Stuff You Really Won’t Need

Having a baby can be expensive, suddenly there is all this strange stuff you need to buy to keep your arrival alive, most people are unsure of what they actually need so in the spirit of being good parents can be tempted to buy everything that is available…I fell…

Is Nursery Making My Child Naughtier?

I thought a couple of sessions of nursery a week would be really beneficial to my almost three year old, since baby number two arrived she hasn’t been getting as much undivided attention as she is used to, and some of the activities we used to do together are…

Mamamebox Subscription – January Box Review 

I couldn’t wait for this month’s Mamamebox to arrive because I’ve had my eye on the Feather and Down pillow spray for a while…I’m a sucker for anything medicinal anyway but with Ariel keeping us up half the night it’s extra important to get quality sleep when we can,…

Beautiful But Unusual Baby Names For Girls

I have spent a lot of time thinking about baby names for girls over the last few years, and rightly so…I have had two little females to name in that time, and it’s not a job I take lightly!  Your little ones will live with these names for the…

Separation Anxiety – Mine Not Theirs

I didn’t think I would be THAT mum, in fact at one point I didn’t think I would be a mum at all.  I grew up as one of four in a chaotic family in London, and all I’d ever heard from my mum was how crap having so…

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