Pool Exploration

Before we went to Spain I had never taken Z to a swimming pool. Frankly I was worried about how the water would affect her skin as it was recovering from eczema. However as her skin was pretty clear for a few months my partner and I decided to try out swimming on holiday. See … Continue Reading

First time on the Plane

9 months after the day Z was born we sat her on a plane and we flew off to Sunny Spain! 10 days in the sun sounded like fun and I have to say it was Amazing!! From the time we sat in the plane, Z was so excited. Especially as we had been talking … Continue Reading

Milk Chemistry

Why ‘shake’ a bottle of milk to mix when you can stir it, (not with a spoon of course). The water temperature is still as to the level on the guidelines so ‘shaking’ or stirring won’t make a difference except on the amount of air bubbles that are created. In the beginning we would follow … Continue Reading

Eczema

When Z was born there was a chance for her to have eczema. However these signs only showed up about the time she turned a month old. She began getting small itchy blotches on her face which she would scratch till they sometimes broke the skin. Poor thing lived in mittens. Even though we noticed … Continue Reading

Music and Me

Since I found out I was pregnant I would sing ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’ to the tiny little bean growing inside me. Whilst the pregnancy progressed our bean began to respond to the tune. It was the most amazing feeling in the world, knowing that ‘she’ could hear me. This tune is our favourite especially … Continue Reading

Seasonal Love

I just love giving Z the seasonal fruit and veg to taste. Getting her familiar to different textures and smells is an important thing for me. Especially as I get to experiment with foods at home. So come on winter and your delicious root vegetables… Lumpy pumpkin and roasted parsnip. Yum!