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  • Life is Peachy: Self care, Waffles and my biggest parenting challenge yet!

    Life is Peachy: Self care, Waffles and my biggest parenting challenge yet!
  • Planning Christmas presents for two under two!

    Planning Christmas presents for two under two!
  • Review: Baby Clementoni Interactive Ride On Unicorn

    Review: Baby Clementoni Interactive Ride On Unicorn
  • Pearl’s Three Month Update

    Pearl’s Three Month Update

Bringing Pearl home with Britax Römer – plus win a DUALFIX i-SIZE car seat!

When it comes to choosing your babies car seat, safety is always the most important factor. Even as a second time Mum, the moment we were discharged from hospital with Pearl felt like the most daunting challenge in the world to keep such a tiny human safe! Like most parents,…

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Weaning: Why our children are vegetarians #NoJunkJourney

Post written in paid partnership with Organix I’ve shared a huge amount of our weaning journey with Violet on the blog, but I’ve not ever talked about our decision to raise our children as vegetarians, so I thought I’d chat about this today. This isn’t just about not eating meat…

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Two Under Two Diaries: Our First Month Together

After a whirlwind few weeks, Pearl turns one month old today. Can you believe it? I feel like I always say that about my children’s milestones, but honestly I can’t believe how quickly the time has gone this time! Does it speed up every time you have a baby? It’s…

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Pearl’s Positive Birth Story

I can’t quite believe I’m writing this, but I am going to tell you my positive birth story. Yes, I actually experienced this elusive ‘positive birth’ that I’d heard everyone talking about but I’ll admit that in heart-of-hearts I never thought I’d ever be able to achieve. I might have even…

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When Robbie met Pearl

Every girl needs a furry best friend, right?! Well, Robbie is in luck as he just got a brand new playmate to play with and he couldn’t be a prouder big brother! If you’ve been reading my blog a while, I’m sure you’ll have seen me talking about Robbie, but…

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Introducing Pearl

Introducing our newest member of the family, Pearl Vivienne. Pearl arrived into our lives quickly on Saturday 4th August. It was the day of Brighton Pride and thankfully, being 39 weeks pregnant we didn’t go into town for the festivities, but to our local village fair instead, where my contractions began.…

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Second Time Mum: What’s in the babies hospital bag?

When I had Violet, I literally had NO IDEA what we would realistically need in our hospital bags. I just followed a couple of online guides and hoped for the best. It turned out we were in hospital quite a lot longer than I packed for so V had to…

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Review: Mutsy Nexo Stroller

Now Violet is a little bit older at nearly EIGHTEEN MONTHS (😱) it’s been amazing to finally upgrade our travel system to a lightweight stroller. No more loading multiple parts of a heavy pram into the boot of the car, this is one of the lightest, easiest strollers I’ve ever…

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Weaning: 5 Things I’d do differently next time

I’m sure you’ve seen my recent posts (mainly of frustration!) around weaning Violet and her journey with eating. She is not a big eater and is extremely fussy, which has been a real surprise to me. I naively thought as I eat a huge variety of foods, flavours and spices,…

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Review: Fisher Price Laugh & Learn Range

Just recently I’ve noticed a difference in the way that Violet plays with her toys. As she is 18 months now, she’s started to understand exactly how to play with each toy and what it does, rather than just being attracted to pretty shapes, colours or textures. With the new…

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