Nappy rash in a newborn is horrid. I remember looking at my first born’s bum and thinking I had broken him!! Now with number 3 we have some ways of reducing it.. I use the word reduce because we still have it at 4 weeks old. I am not sure of the science but I believe their bums have to go through a toughening up … Continue reading 5 ways we try to reduce nappy rash.
I think I have become a bit obsessed with food, feeding and cooking for my family. It’s probably a control thing but I thought I would channel this into how I do my shopping currently. To start with I am the worlds worst supermarket shopper, I am speedy in it but that’s because I hate the supermarket environment in general so therefore I just grab … Continue reading 5 ways I make grocery shopping from home easier and possibly cheaper!
Weaning was genuinely the hardest thing I did with my son. I totally freaked out as I felt I was going to either make or break his love of food in those first few weeks. I am an over worrier yes, but thank god I had people around me guiding me through and helping me chill the hell out!! Here are some of the things … Continue reading 5 things I have learnt about weaning a baby.
It’s been a tough few weeks here with illness. I have to try and find the positives of missing a holiday and a visit to A&E. Mainly the only positive I have is that my son has given me some of the best cuddles a mummy could ask for!! I thought I would write a list of things that have helped me stay a bit … Continue reading 5 things that help me stay sane when my children are ill .
My son is currently ill and lying on the sofa. He doesn’t drink enough most of the time but when he is ill it goes to another level!! I think it may be my fault he doesn’t drink much because I am a bit of a camel, I drink alot in the morning (and that’s mainly coffee) and then I forget to drink much the … Continue reading 5 ways I encourage my children to drink more!
I am in the busy period of planning my son’s birthday. Yes I am one of those ridiculous people who should keep it simple but I like to take it too far I am sure. In fact, one of my friends notified me she was getting Pinterest alerts for my son’s themed birthday party page at all hours, which is bad enough except he was … Continue reading 5 party favours that I prefer instead of a party bag.
I most definitely am not the most organised person but having two children, working part time, a husband who works many hours and a social life I desperately cling onto has taught me a few things about faking that I am. These are some of the ways I like to pretend or create a bit of aura that I am organised. Most importantly they make … Continue reading 5 things I do to make me feel more organised.
I wouldn’t call myself someone who enjoys fads. But as I have got older I definitely am trying new things in the aim of self improvement, efficiency and generally being a better person. I am not a naturally tidy, organised or mindful person I don’t think so some of this has been a great challenge for me. The one thing I am is a problem … Continue reading 5 new habits I have tried and loved recently.