Tag Archives: children

Babybjorn Baby Carrier We Review

As you may have noticed, we’ve been testing out a few baby carriers. I’m desperate to find one that really works for me. The fifth carrier to enter our lives is the Babybjorn Baby Carrier We. My initial thoughts of the We was that it is quite manly. It also looked quite bulky and heavy. To be honest I wasn’t overly wrong. …

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To My Princess 1 – 6 Years

To my Princess 1, I can’t believe where all these years are disappearing to. I have to admit it does feel like such a long time ago that you were that tiny premature baby fighting for life. You keep asking me if by being six it’ll mean you’ll be big as in tall. I have to keep reminding you that …

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Christmas Party 2014

Every year my MiL holds a little gathering for all the family. I remember the first party I went to. I had felt super nervous as it was the first time I was going to meet hubby’s family. They all live pretty far apart so having a full family gathering is quite spaced. The first year I was pregnant with …

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“She revealed to us that she already knew what she was getting”

On Thursday we made the brave decision of taking a trip to Toys R Us. Exactly a week before Christmas I expected the place to be crammed with people and low on stock. I was wrong. Ok, granted it was busy but we were able to wander around at our leisure with P2 running about like an excited mess and P3 in …

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Doona Review – Out and About with a New Baby

We were sent the Doona a few months ago to review. You can see our initial thoughts here. We’ve now been using it for three months and I’m struggling to remember how I coped with life with a baby twice before without having a Doona! As I said in the first post, the Doona is Isofix compatible however we’ve been using …

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Papoozle Baby Carrier Review

I’m small. I go on about it over and over again. It has its advantages and it has disadvantages. One of the disadvantages is that I struggle to baby wear. To date, I have owned and tried three baby carriers, two of these worked nicely for P2 but the same ones just aren’t working with P3. Our fourth baby carrier …

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Baker Days Letter Box Cake Review

We’ve been enjoying a treat from Baker Days. It arrived in the post last week and we actually used it as a little gift for P1 after doing so well in her nativity. Baker Days have an enormous selection of cakes for all occasions. We chose a Christmas cake with none less than Olaf from Disney’s Frozen. I wasn’t sure what …

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“We are now 13 days since we last breastfed”

The morning after I had wrote about P3s slow weight gain I woke up at about 2am and sterilised some bottles. She’d been restless and squirming and my boobies for a while and it was upsetting me. The whole situation was upsetting. I felt completely useless. I received many helpful advice from the health professionals and from fellow blogging friends, but I …

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Our Play Date with Dr Miriam Stoppard & Galt Toys

I’m familiar with Dr Miriam Stoppard’s parenting books so we jumped at accepting the invitation to attend an interactive play class with herself and Galt Toys at The Kids Stuff Toys in Ashford. I decided to take the train with P2 and P3 to give hubby a break and he kindly offered to drop us to the station before dropping …

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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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Princess 1’s Birthday Party with My Little Pony

Every time we arrive home from one of P1s friends parties, we get bombarded with requests and ideas that P1 wants for her own party. Last year we didn’t have one, we didn’t have the funds to throw a party in a hall or playcentre and our house is certainly not big enough for it to be held here. So …

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“I get such a warm fuzzy feeling when I receive gifts”

There’s certainly a trend in the blogging world right now with Christmas just two weeks away! Every where I look there’s photos of Christmas decorations, food, gift guides, Christmas jumpers and product reviews. Oh the reviews are coming in thick at the moment for me and at times I’ve felt completely overwhelmed and slightly scared I’ll lose some readership by …

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“Our house has been filled with germs this weekend”

Our house has been filled with germs this weekend. Hubby has had a cough for a while now but Friday saw P2s temperature rise and her cheeks were bright red. She was due to spend the day with her Grandparents which had to be cancelled, however P1 went for a rescheduled sleepover instead. On Saturday, I woke with a snotty …

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Christmas Gift Guide for Girls 2014

Christmas this year seems to have suddenly slapped us in the face. Thankfully we’ve finished shopping and wrapping for the girls but I have put together a little gift guide for girls aged 4+ seeing as I have three princesses. Hobbycraft Felt Owl Sewing Kit Girls, and boys, are crafty and I don’t think you can go wrong with craft …

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“Christmas is all wrapped up”

Last year P1 was very ungrateful for her birthday and Christmas presents. We’d forked out a lot of money to get her a Schleich farm house and various accessories – anyone who knows what I’m talking about will know that a tiny animal costs around £4. At 5 years old, children just don’t understand value. This year we vowed to …

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