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3 Reasons to Join Turtle Tots [AD]

3 Reasons to Join Turtle Tots [AD]

In April, when Scout was 3 months old, we were invited along to try out level one of Turtle Tots. There are classes held all over the city on every day of the week. We chose to swim on a Wednesday morning at Damhead as this is the day that ...
Baby Massage with Claire Houston [ad]

Baby Massage with Claire Houston [ad]

Join a class, any class… I remember being a new mum with Oscar and thinking that I had to join some sort of class, any class. It was a right of
Suzy Snooze – Review [ad]

Suzy Snooze – Review [ad]

Please note: the Suzy Snooze was gifted to me by the lovely folks at BleepBleeps! Gadgets… I love ’em. A gadget to help your toddler sleep better and give you a lie-in? SIGN ME UP. I hadn’t heard of the Snoozy Suzy before and I’m surprised, because she is right ...
A Different Mother

A Different Mother

A better mother second time round? Nope. Just different… I knew from day one that I was different. Within the first few hours with Scout being Earth-side a profound difference was obvious. But it took me by surprise. When I became a Mother The joy I felt when Oscar was ...
I Couldn’t Live Without…

I Couldn’t Live Without…

“Oh but you need *insert insanely priced ridiculous item here*…” Before we became parents for the first time, we were told about lots of things we “needed”. We were first time parents, we didn’t really know anyone else with babies so I just took people’s word for it and probably ...
Let’s Talk Placenta

Let’s Talk Placenta

This Hippy Sh*t Before I had Oscar I was clueless about the placenta… as I was with EVERYTHING surrounding birth… and babies… and parenthood (and the list goes on). But no one talks about the placenta, do they? And I suppose it’s not that important is it? It’s only the ...
Seven Days Of Scout – From Bump to Babe

Seven Days Of Scout – From Bump to Babe

“Just when you think you know love, something little comes along to remind you just how big it really is” A few weeks ago I wrote a post centred around my positive birth experience with Oscar. When I tried to put it all together, I realised just how much of ...
Looking Forward to Another Positive Birth…

Looking Forward to Another Positive Birth…

It’s coming round quick… Well here’s a crazy thought – this time next month it’s *very* possible that we’ll have a new wee baby in our lives. A brand new (hopefully cute) sleep thief… In preparation for seeing our Consultant this week to discuss our birth choices, I’ve been thinking ...
Timehop: Our Weaning Nightmare (OK, I’m exaggerating)

Timehop: Our Weaning Nightmare (OK, I’m exaggerating)

Timehop: the daily struggle of the phone app that tries to kill you off by reminding you of either how gloriously pregnant you looked (Note: you looked so fresh because you could sit and watch box-sets all day on the weekend and sleep whenever you fancied, remember?) or it’s reminding ...