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.
This is one of those frustrations I had with my son that now I feel alot more relaxed about with my daughter. Mainly because we have 2 times a day where teeth get brushed in some form of way and the dentist says they have good teeth so we must be doing something right! Any tips though to get this brushing more thorough are welcomed!! … Continue reading 5 things I do to help with toothbrushing!
I love cooking and always have. But having children means it usually has to be on the table 5 minutes ago and generally needs to be fish fingers, chips and peas to win them over. Unfortunately for them, their mother is stubborn and I still try to cook a variety of food for them. I thought I would write a list of the things we … Continue reading 5 things I do to keep homemade food as convenient as possible
5 things I have learnt this summer to make our family time easier and more enjoyable. As the kids are back at school family time has become super precious, what do you do to make your days out enjoyable and simple? #parenting #daysout #uk Continue reading 5 things we are doing to simplify our days out
I am writing this as the summer holidays are officially over; the new school year and term begin. I could write an emotional blog entry about how its the end of an era, how I will miss my sons company incredibly and share my worries about other people’s influence and the massive educational journey I am now sending my son on… However that wouldn’t be … Continue reading 5 things I want to remember next summer holidays
I have decided to take a Career Break. It has been a big decision and based on so many factors. Here is my list. Continue reading 5 Reasons I have decided to be a stay-at-home mum (for now!)
So I can most definitely not claim to be a baby sleep expert. Mainly because it took ages for both my babies to sleep through the night. Particularly my daughter who either treated it like she was a newborn until 19months and used my boob as an all you can eat buffet all night! However, I do feel I have learnt a lot about bedtimes … Continue reading 5 things we do before bed to help the children sleep
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.
I wanted to make a list of items for camping that the usual lists ignore and that we have found useful as a family of campers. Continue reading 5 things I wouldn’t leave at home for a camping trip.
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 .