Edible Painting with your Baby!

My chosen Play activity this week is Edible Painting.  I must be mad. You make edible paint with corn flour, water and food colouring.  I used 100g of corn flour.  Heat up some water so it’s warm in the kettle.  In a pan on the stove put the cornflour on …

A Brand New Day Week One

Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A New Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone. A Brand New Day has come about because everyone needs an opportunity to start again.  Draw a line under yesterdays bad day and start #ABrandNewDay.  As parents …

Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice I’m flying solo on this recipe, I’m not following a recipe so it should be an interesting one: Ingredients 200g Rice cooked cooled Half a pepper Small sweet potato A few sugar snaps broccoli florets eggs x 3 If you haven’t already got the rice cooked and …

A Brand New Day

<< This is an updated old post for the purose of linking up with amomentwithfranca.com KCACOLS and Agent Spitbacks Pass the Sauce>> Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A New Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone.  The Linky runs from Tuesday …

Feeding the Ducks

Most blog posts I write seem to mention the fact that I go walking with the Robot a lot, so why change a habit of a life time.  He is getting to an age that he is  noticing things more around him and he loves the ducks. He follows them …

Dahl – with chicken and roasted vegetables

Dahl – with chicken and roasted vegetables My favourite cookbook of the moment is The Baby Led Weaning Cookbook.  Anything I have made from this goes down well with both Robot and Dave.  This recipe is also named “Easy Dahl”, technically I could use it next week on E, but …

Cooking with Babies

The Robot and I quite often cook together.  He’s 8 months old, so we don’t actually cook together, I’m not that crazy.  He will sit in his high chair and watch me cook and bake.  It’s great as I can witter at him and he likes to listen!  Sometimes I’ll …

Caribbean Fish Pie

Caribbean Fish Pie This fish pie is amazing, it’s from Caribbean Food Made Easy by Levi Roots.  I’m copying the recipe out for you. Here is all the credit for it. The Ingredients 600ml Milk 1 sprig of thyme 600g Fish Pie Mix 50g Butter 2tbs Plain Flour 50g Block …

The Importance of Reading to your Child

I love reading, I’ve always been a bookworm.  I struggle at the moment to fit a book in, I find this hard.  I am channelling this frustration into reading with the Robot.  He was a few weeks old when we popped into the local library and got his first library …

Airplanes With Your Baby

Airplanes Also known as the Superman game.  Laying on your back with your knees bent up, lay your little one on your shins and let them fly by moving your legs around.  This one is great for your core stomach muscles too, get toning! Robot loves this game, especially now …