July 2016

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Kettlebells is the first class I went to after Piglet was born. A new class happened to be starting around the corner from my house when he was 8 weeks old. The class is a drop in, no need to sign up for a block and you simply pay as you go. Perfect for a new

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I like to sit down on a Sunday and plan our menu for the week. We check our diaries for activities that week and decided what we are going to eat. This way we can write a list before we go to the shops and try to limit our spend to just the things we

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Piglet has been in teething bibs since day dot pretty much! He has always been a bit of a dribbler, and now that teething has started he’s just getting worse. His hands are constantly in his mouth and I am having to keep bibs on him to stop him soaking his clothes. Generally I have

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You can read about my 1st trimester here. As I entered the 2nd trimester of this pregnancy, I naively thought the morning sickness would soon stop. If anything it seemed to ramp up a notch. Eating throughout the day kept it at bay, but I could be caught off guard. I was concerned about excessive

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While we’re weaning I’m keen on feeding Alexander fresh food predominately, things that I can cook and prepare for him at home. That said – I’m a realist. Sometimes convenience is going to be key, particularly if we’re headed out of the house. I discovered Try It Club. Its a website where you can buy

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Its hard to believe its only been 4 and a half months since I was pregnant. It feels so much longer than that already – so I want to get my memories down while they’re still (semi) fresh in my mind. This post will cover the first trimester. I found out I was pregnant at

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I love weekend mornings. For Piglet and I they are very similar to weekday mornings…. except Daddy is home. They tend to be more lazy and I like to make a big breakfast on at least one of the days. Jonathan likes a fry up, but for me pancakes is the winner every time. This

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Push present – a present that more and more women are seeming to think they’re entitled to because they’ve carried a baby for 9 months. It has become fairly common practice to be given a gift from your other half once you’ve had your baby. Personally, the gorgeous baby you get is gift enough (boke

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We’re here. Piglet is 4 months old. We’ve officially survived the newborn stage and lived to tell the tale! I have 2 older sisters with 5 children between them, plus a sister in law with 2 children. When I was pregnant I asked around on what we should have ready and all 3 gave us

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In January of 2016 we moved into what we hope will be our “forever home”. It was a hefty purchase and not one we took lightly. However, it wasn’t our first home and so we had the luxury of hindsight when preparing to buy this time around. Getting on the property ladder early is no mean