Mirror Play

Mirror Play Ever since the Robot was a very little squishy one we’ve always enjoyed a little bit of fun with mirrors.  I think it’s the fascination of seeing himself.   I used to position him under his play gym mirror, he would always grab at it.  Then when a …

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 …

A Brand New Day Week Nine

Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone. Everyone needs an opportunity to start again.  Draw a line under yesterdays bad day and start again with #ABrandNewDay.  As parents I feel we sometimes set ourselves up …

Interview with Orsolya Hernold – Focused Journaling

Orsolya Hernold, or Orsi for short, is a coach and trainer that lives in Budapest, Hungary with her partner Zoli and their two young children who are 9 and 7. Orsolya has been journaling for over twenty years; a venture that started when she began diarising a journey she was on.

Since then, she has written about her newborn children, analyzed conflicts in relationships, looked at the purpose of life and so much more. Orsolya fully believes that journaling has enabled her to lead a more conscious life and helped with her own personal development.

Macaroni Cheese

Macaroni Cheese 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 comes from this book, I have slightly adapted it here, but seriously go and buy the book!  Here is loads …

Light Play

Light Play When coming up with something for the letter L it took a bit of time.  It wasn’t until I realised that the Robot always stares at the light in the room that I realised we can try another sensory treat.  While I was pregnant I read about light …

Robots Reading Round Up #1

Welcome to the first edition of Robots Reading Round Up. We’ve been visiting the library a lot recently. With a fear of closure on the cards, I really want the Robot to experience his library. I’ve started taking him to our weekly sing along and it’s a perfect excuse to take some books home.

A Brand New Day Week Eight

Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone. Everyone needs an opportunity to start again.  Draw a line under yesterdays bad day and start again with #ABrandNewDay.  As parents I feel we sometimes set ourselves up …

5×50 The Final Weekend!

For the past 7 weeks I have been taking part in the 5×50 Challenge. I do hope I’ve not bored you with my updates! The hardest thing about completing this challenge has been keeping the updates a bit more interesting than, “we went for a walk”…

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 …

Happy Days #12 Back on Track

After my revelation last week that I had 2 week 6 happy lists I have decided to skip week 11 so that we are now back on track with week 12!  Yes I am that anal!  Going straight into it this week, here are some of my happy highlights: – …

Kitchen Play

Kitchen Play The Robot just loves to bang and make noise.  He is also at an age where sitting in the high chair and dutifully watching me cook isn’t working.  So to counteract this we have decided to try play in the kitchen.  I’ve pulled out all the pots and …

Yewbarrow Woods, Bluebells and Owls

This is my second installment of our weekend away camping, read part one here.  The next day and after we had packed up we set off on the road at 11am.  No quick starts when there is no rush to leave!   Within 2 minutes of driving off, I shouted at …