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Day 5 of BLW: Carrot & Cucumber

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Day 4 of BLW – Ruby eats avocado

Look at the concentration face! Bless her. I read a tip about leaving the skin on the avocado to make it less slippery to hold. Ruby wasn’t really in the mood for eating today but she had a taste of … Continue reading

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Day 3 of BLW: Ruby munches carrot & avocado

  Wow! I watched with amazement as Ruby munched on carrot – she gagged a bit, spat some out, tried some more! She pulled some hilarious faces too. She seemed really disappointed when the carrot ran out so I quickly … Continue reading

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Day 2 of BLW: Ruby meets a cucumber

Today Ruby tried a cucumber. She licked it, liked it .. Then quickly freaked herself out and needed a hug.          

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Baby led weaning … Is Ruby ready?

I must admit I’ve been slightly worried about the day that Ruby will want to eat solids. I’m going to do BLW (baby led weaning) with Ruby. So I’m avoiding mush and slop and going straight to the finger foods! … Continue reading

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This 16 week growth spurt is lasting forever!

  Today I am tired, actually that’s a total understatement … I’m feeling unbearably sleepy and absolutely worn out. When expecting a baby you mentally get prepared to be really tired in the first few weeks – knowing that the … Continue reading

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We love Tado!

Today I just want to share a bit of love for my friends atΒ Tado.   I want to do a huge ‘thank you’ shout out for the fab Mathmos / Tado light that they sent as a brilliant gift for … Continue reading

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20 Newborn Baby Gift ideas

I’ve been asked a few times recently: What is a good gift idea for a new baby or new parent? As my baby Ruby is 15 weeks old now I feel this is a good time for me to be … Continue reading

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Learning first aid

A few weeks ago I had a terrifying experience at home that I now feel able to talk about without breaking down in tears! sounds dramatic I know, but when Rosie had a febrile seizure/convulsion I had no idea what … Continue reading

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A life lesson learnt. … Do you know First aid?

Yesterday I was given a huge reminder of how special everyday is, and how we need to treasure every moment with our children and the people we love. I’m writing this blog post with tears in my eyes, and a … Continue reading

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