Missing the First Word

Did I really just miss my sons first word? We all love the milestones of our children and today for the first time Dave has taken full care of the Robot for the whole day.   We had a heart to heart last week and I said that I would share …

The Magic of Boobs

The Magic of Boobs When I decided to choose to breastfeed I never actually realised how integeral my boobs would become in the every day life of my son.  It’s like I knew that I’d be feeding him my milk and that I’d do so for as long as he …

Obsession

My dear boy is becoming obsessed.  I’m not talking tantrums because I’ve taken something off him.  This normally involves screaming out loud until I replace it with something of equal importance.  This is a never-ending list of things; my phone, a cable, something sharp, something small, basically anything he wants …

Bath Time Poo – Etiquette for Parents

This was going to be a blog post about all the things the Robot loves about bath time.  This kid really loves bath time!  Anything water related and he’s all there with bells and whistles on.   We’ve hit a little stumbling block though, he keeps pooing in the bath! Not …

Antics of My 12 Month Old

The month before last I posted a blog about my 10 month old and all the “naughty” things he got up to.  It got such a great response that I’ve decided to continue on and tell you what he’s been up to as a newly turned one year old… Firstly, …

52 Reasons Why I Love You 

Coming up with 52 reasons why I love you isn’t as hard as I thought it might be. A Mothers love is like no other and all the little things that our babies achieve in the first year of their lives are pretty amazing.  I was challenged with the task …

A – M of Baby Friendly Meals {14 recipes}

When starting out with baby led weaning I was pretty determined to stick to the, “the baby eats what I eat” rule.  When I decided to tackle the #ABC123 Challenge 13 weeks ago to make and create a recipe each week starting with each letter of the alphabet I hadn’t …

Leftover Lamb Stirfry

This is another of my favourite go to ideas.  It doesn’t have to be Leftover Lamb, it is just this fits very well the letter L!  Plus stirfrys are quick and easy Ingredients  2 garlic cloves 2cm fresh ginger baby corn, halved yellow pepper, slices Broccoli 3tbsp sweet chilli sauce …

Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma Having to make a meal beginning with the letter K this week was a struggle.  I had kebabs in mind but to be honest they never really fill me with excitement when it comes to meal planning.  Then I remembered my first ever curry, a Chicken Korma.  Oh …

I Just Got My p45

The post man just knocked on the door. A parcel for me? How exciting, I’d ordered it so I knew exactly what was in it! Ooo, a letter, for me equally exciting! I discarded the parcel and set to opening the letter. It took me a moment to realise what it was, my p45. Ooh.