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!

Administering Medicine

When it comes to giving liquid medicines to babies or children under 2 isn’t it easier to use a plastic syrup syringe than a plastic spoon? The only medicine that came with a plastic syrup syringe was Calpol and I’m so glad we had one. It’s so much more convenient especially when Z needs something … Continue Reading

Afterbirth Information

From my experience of afterbirth care, I came to a conclusion… There is too much contradicting information out there. Funnily enough this even comes from within the NHS. First time parents are spun around by the different midwives that visit them and further by the different information given by each one. It is a shock … Continue Reading

Chicco Table Seat

When Z was born we were given a brilliant gift that fits perfectly into feeding our little one. In the beginning as she was so small we would feed her in her bouncer, but as she was able to sit up more we moved her into ‘the Chicco quick adjust table seat’. As we are … Continue Reading