In our house we love Strawberries, in fact with a vocabulary of 5 words Izzie had already had our first argument over whether the Strawberries were finished or she was having more. It went something like this; Izzie finished her Strawberries and shouted “more”, I said “no, Strawberries are finished”, Izzie tried to steal the […]Read More Strawberry picking at Cattows Farm
I struggle with what to do on Fathers Day, Simon didn’t do Mother’s Day or Fathers Day (before we were parents) and sees them as a commercial money stealing enterprise. Despite this he tries to make Mother’s Day lovely for me so I wanted Fathers Day to be the same for him and part of […]Read More Dippy on Tour Birmingham
Its been ages since I posted, I’ve just not had the chance to sit down a write (if I wanted some sleep too) between Simons work pattern and trying to adjust to Logan and Isabella’s changing sleeping habits life has been more than a little crazy. But things are (hopefully) starting to settle so I’m […]Read More Heatwaves babies and toddlers
When Isabella was tiny her afternoon nap was actually quite easy, I actually managed to get them to both nap at the same time. Ok Isabella wouldn’t nap in her cot it was on me but I was happy to have a little quiet time, a cup of tea and watch some TV but Logan’s […]Read More Managing baby naps and a toddler who wants to play
Since attempting to go dairy free I’ve been trying to make sensible changes rather than just buy dairy free alternatives. Partly because they’re so much more expensive, but secondly because they taste a bit crap so I’d rather eat something that wasn’t intended to include dairy in the first place. One change I’ve tried to […]Read More Attempting to embrace a Dairy Free lifestyle (as a cheese lover)
Izzie is now 9 months old and well into weaning, she we chose to go down the route of baby led weaning and she LOVES her food however unfortunately she has become increasingly sicky over the past couple of months. Izzie was never a sicky baby, so when as weaning progressed and the sickness developed […]Read More Switching to Dairy free for baby Izzie!
Have I mentioned what Simon does for a living? He’s a Heavy Recovery Operator; meaning he deals with lorries, busses etc that have either broken down or been in some form of accident. Part of his role requires him to be on call and on Thursday he had left on a call out at midnight […]Read More How to survive a sickness bug with a toddler and a baby.