Five things I’ve learned about travelling with a baby

August 20, 2016

After writing all about our packing escapades on Monday, I thought I’d share what we learned from four days away with Little M. At the very least it might save one reader a bit of time/space in the car! 1) We shouldn’t have bothered taking the Snüzpod. Despite Little M sleeping through for several nights before we went away, we discovered after several sleepless hours…

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Meet the Parents – Advice for new mummies ad daddies with Glossy Tots

August 17, 2016

Welcome back to my blog series giving advice to new mummies and daddies – from those who have been there themselves. This week I’m joined by Faye from Glossy Tots. Tell me a bit about you, your blog and your family. I am an IVF mummy and sufferer of polycystic ovarian syndrome. I have one daughter, Erin, aged 4 and included in my blog is…

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Travelling with a baby

August 15, 2016

Today we’re off on our first long journey with Little M – we’re travelling down to Somerset for a friend’s wedding. We’re leaving after lunch and I haven’t even started packing my things – my organisation got derailed by the washing machine breaking down yesterday afternoon. The door wouldn’t open as there was water in the drum so I spent a significant amount of time…

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Meet the Parents – Advice for new mummies and daddies with Rachel Bustin

August 10, 2016

My blog series of advice for new mummies and daddies continues this week with wisdom from Rachel who blogs at Rachel Bustin. Tell me a bit about you, your blog and your family. My Name is Rachel, I am 33 years old and a first time mum to a baby girl born in February 2016. We live down in Cornwall, one of the best parts…

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The trials and tribulations of exclusively expressing

August 8, 2016

Little M is eleven weeks old today and I’m proud (or crazy!) to say that I’m still expressing so that she can be exclusively fed breast milk.  I’ve got mixed feelings about this. Some days I’m really pleased that I’m still going and expressing doesn’t seem like a big deal at all. But other days it just feels like the biggest chore and I wonder…

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Expressing and Breastfeeding Advice from Medela

August 5, 2016

As it’s World Breastfeeding Week, I’ve been thinking more about my choice to exclusively express in order to continue feeding Little M breast milk for as long as possible. I still live in fear of her demand outstripping my supply, so I approached Medela to ask for some expert advice. I found the information their in-house expert, Sioned, gave to be super helpful and reassuring…

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Meet the Parents – Advice for New Mummies and Daddies with Budding Smiles

August 3, 2016

Welcome back to my blog series Meet the Parents – Advice for New Mummies and Daddies. This week we’re chatting to Hannah who blogs over at Budding Smiles. Tell me a bit about you, your blog and your family. I’m Hannah, 29 and married to Phil. We have a son Toby (24 months) and daughter Martha (2 months) and I blog about our lives, at…

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Hi, I’m Jules. I’m a 30-something teacher, currently at home being mum to M, three, and two year old B.

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