So long maternity leave, it is time to go to work…

Monday the 13th of November marks a brand new chapter in my life. Not only am I back to work but Robin starts nursery. As I write this now Robin is in nursery for 2 hours having a settling in session, whilst I munch on a pastry and drink a cappuccino in my work café….

Cows Milk Allergy In Babies – Robin’s Story

We first noticed Robin was in some kind of discomfort early on in his life. I can’t quite remember if it was days in or weeks in, but it became most apparent to us at night when he would roll around in pain, especially after his 2am feed. Like any new parent we had no…

Postpartum Body Identity Crisis – What Should I Wear?

Its 6am on a Sunday and I am wide awake. Nothing new there except Robin is fast asleep curled into me. So I should be too, but I can’t, something is playing on my mind. This coming Friday I am going into work for a keeping in touch day. Not just a quick hello but…

Who Needs Sleep Anyway? The Rantings of a Sleep Deprived Mum

Sleep, lovely sleep where have you gone from my life? I miss you. But who needs sleep anyway? I decided to google how much sleep new parents lose and it is quite amazing how much it is! There is even a site where you can calculate how much sleep you have lost out on, but…

Looking Back at #30DaysWild 2017 – Day 30

Today is the final day of #30DaysWild 2017! Firstly I want to congratulate all the people who took the time to get involved this month. I am sure you agree by taking part you have seen many new things during the month, and made some lovely memories. To everyone who has blogged, good job! Blogging…

Nature Inspired Baby Clothes – Day 29 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 29 of #30DaysWild looks at nature inspired baby clothes. There is no denying that baby clothes are adorable, especially girls. But boys stuff has got better and there are some pretty cool items out there. I’m a sucker for going and buying my wee boy clothes and I’m always drawn to animal print. I…

Nature Inspired Baby Sensory – Day 21 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 21 of #30DaysWild is all about baby sensory and introducing Robin to things you may find or grow in your garden. We have been going to baby sensory classes for a number of weeks and every week is different. It is a great opportunity to expose your baby to new songs, activities, sights, smells,…

Nature Inspired Books for Babies – Day 20 of #30DaysWild

Day 20 of #30DaysWild is all about nature inspired books for babies. As you can maybe tell from my #30DaysWild posts this year I am very keen to introduce Robin Oleander, my 4 month old son, to nature at a very young age! But sometimes it is not always possible to explore the outdoors. So…