Weaning

My Little Piccolo Review

We are well past our early weaning days. In fact I went down the babyled weaning route with both P2 and P3. However, when Piccolo got in touch and asked me to sample their new range of pouches I couldn’t say no. Not only did the website and packaging appeal to me when I took a little look but I …

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Our Weaning Journey – Vegetables with Cow & Gate Friends

In my experience both Spoon-Led and Baby-Led weaning are equally effective and it’s purely up to the parent to decide which method suits them best. I’ve done both methods and am currently doing a mix of both with P3. You are advised to introduce flavours and ingredients one at a time to make sure that your baby isn’t allergic to …

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Our Weaning Journey – Annabel Karmel Toddler Meals

The other week we had an extremely exciting delivery in two batches for the girls. Annabel Karmel had sent us some awesome products to help with our mealtimes. As a parent or Grandparent, feeding times can be stressful when kids are involved. Whether that’s due to owning a fussy eater or lack of time or the mess so I was …

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No More Mess at Mealtimes – Giddy Bowl Pink Review

Children are notoriously messy eaters. Even right from the milky first sips of mummy or formula milk there will also be a tracing around their lips. When you move on to foods things end up on a whole new level of distruction. To clothes, to floors and of course to faces. Stains appear from nowhere and feeding times at the …

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Delicious Fruity Oat Snack Bar Recipe

Last night P2 helped me to cook our first lot of freshly made snacks. As I watched all the sugar, golden syrup and butter melt I did feel slightly nervous and wondered how this was healthy. I did a little research and apparently flapjacks (and obviously fruity oat bars) are packed full of slow releasing energy which is perfect for …

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Around the World in 3 Days with Bernard Matthews Turkey Chunks – Day 1 China

I really love being part of the Bernard Matthews Family Panel. It’s been so much fun and super challenging too. The latest challenge was to cook for three days in a row using Bernard Matthews Turkey Chunks as the main ingredient. Bernard Matthews provided all the ingredients, which was astounding, and the three dishes we would be cooking. Oh and …

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Tommee Tippee Big Adventure – Straw Cup Review & Competition

Friday morning we woke early. I really hate being awake when it’s dark outside and the girls are still snoring, oh and especially on a school holiday. But we had a good reason, we were off on a Big Adventure to see Tommee Tippee at The Baby Show. We’d been invited to a Princess & Pirate Party so the girls …

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MAM Starter Set & Soother Pod Review

For P1 & P2 we used Tommee Tippee. Whether it was bottles, cups, spoons, soothers or even the steriliser – it was always Tommee Tippee. So when we recently decided to bottle feed P3 there was no question as to what we’d be using… or was there?! P3 point blank refused the Tommee Tippee bottles. Reluctantly, I dusted off the …

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Tommee Tippee Kids On The Go Big Chill Cup Review

During the last visit we had from the Health Visitor, she suggested we stop P2 from having bottles. It’s not like she can’t use a cup, she can, but it’s the comfort she gets from having a bottle that needs to be taken. This same day we had a Tommee Tippee Kids On The Go Big Chill cup arrive. The …

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Bernard Matthews Breaded Turkey Review

When I think of turkey meat I always think of Christmas. Turkey is actually a really cheap and easy meat to use all year round and my MiL introduced it to me when making meatballs or spaghetti bolognaise. Bernard Matthews are the leading turkey producers in the UK, farming over 7 million turkeys each year!! We are not strangers to …

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Sykes Cottage Ice Lolly Competiton

I welcomed with huge open arms Sykes Cottage’s challenge to create our own ice lolly recipe. The weather has certainly been more positive the past few weeks and it’s just been beautiful. We could have done with the ice lolly moulds and challenge a lot sooner! Ingredients: 300ml of Milk 2 heaped tablespoons of Strawberry Milkshake Powder Sprinkles Ice lolly …

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When should I potty train my child?

We were given a potty a while ago and since then it’s been mooching around our lounge in various places. I’m in no rush to potty train P2, it didn’t happen for P1 until she had just gone 3 so I’m not expecting miracles. Until this past week. P2 has frequently pointed to her nappy when she needs it changing. …

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Tommee Tippee – Best Of British Limited Edition Bottle Review

My hubby is known for researching and researching and researching before he makes any decisions. Whether it’s checking out the internet for a better deal on a tumble dryer he’s seen or learning how something works. When we found out we were pregnant with P2 I’d already decided alone that we’d be using Tommee Tippee bottles, but when hubby also …

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