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Baby Sensory

When Hayden was about 6 months old, we started at baby sensory classes. I hadn’t planned on going to them before to be honest. I had heard about them and thought it sounded a bit naff but I thought I’d give it a go after my fellow antenatal mums and babies signed up. But I couldn’t have been more wrong, Hayden loved it and so…

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First tastes with HiPP Organic

As you may know Austin is now 6 months old and we felt  he was well and truly ready to start weaning, he kept lunging at food whenever Mike, Hayden or I were eating something! So I was really excited for Austin and I to be part of the HiPP Organic Moments team. In preparation for weaning we recently received a lovely hamper from HiPP…

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Should I just Co-sleep?

If you’ve been reading my recent blog posts or follow me on Facebook and Instagram then you will know the difficulties I’ve been having with Austin’s sleeping (Why won’t you sleep baby?) and i’ve been asking myself should I just co-sleep instead?     Since he was born he has never been great at sleeping during the day but more recently has been bad at…

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Why won’t you sleep baby?

I find myself regularly in despair saying to Austin “Why won’t you sleep?” Obviously he does sleep, but not easily or without conditions! As you may have read in some of my recent posts I have been struggling with postnatal depression. I suppose in some ways it’s not a huge surprise after having 2 children under 2. One of the things that I’m struggling with…

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Asking for help for postnatal depression

I did it. I asked for help. After posting about feeling low and anxious recently, I took on board people’s advice to seek some help for postnatal depression. I had in fact already been to see a doctor a few weeks ago, but felt really let down by the experience. She was lovely and empathic to me, but her advice was to see my health…

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Baby Nails Review & Giveaway!

Attempting to cut your newborn baby’s nails is a nightmare. They always seem so long to start with, they are so tiny and fiddly and you daren’t go near them with scissors for fear of cutting them. Yes it does happen and then you feel terrible. So you put it off until your baby inevitably scratches their face with their weirdly long nails and you…

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