Category Archives: Recommendations

A Little Bird Told Me

When I was pregnant I was asked by a lovely little company called Little Bird Told Me to review their 3 in 1 nursing cushion. At the time I was putting support in place to help me breastfeed the new … Continue reading

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Toddler bed safety

It’s been a couple of weeks now since we changed Ted’s cotbed to a big boy bed and right from the start he’s been so good. The only real problem we had was with him falling out as the bed … Continue reading

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Barefoot Books

I’ve often pondered the root of my obsession with books. Was it thanks to the day I was off school poorly and Mum let me read my way through my brother’s Ladybird collection on the condition that I didn’t tell … Continue reading

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Introducing Nevan, tester of the Dr. Talbot’s nappy rash cream won by his Mummy, Jess, in my recent competition. Nevan’s Mummy says “what a great little product, Dr Talbot’s nappy cream is very soothing and has a soft pleasant fragrance. … Continue reading

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Packing your hospital bag

You may have already packed and unpacked your hospital bag twenty times, or you might be avoiding it altogether. Unfortunately the day you need it is going to come whether you’re sure you’ve checked that you’ve put the camera batteries … Continue reading

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Raising Kids With Love

Over the past couple of months I’ve been dipping in and out of a book called Kiss Me which purports to be a guide to help you raise your kids with love. I started reading it because I heard good … Continue reading

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We heart Nuby

Ted and I are very excited to announce that – thanks to the Ten Things Ted’s Taught Me – we are now working in partnership with one of our very favourite companies as official Nuby UK bloggers. We’ve loved Nuby … Continue reading

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When I was first pregnant I lost half a stone through morning sickness. I was overweight before I fell pregnant – and even with that half a stone off I was still overweight – but once I’d had Ted I knew … Continue reading

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An Idiot’s Guide to Talking to Pregnant Women

Dear Pregnant Women, A friend recently announced that she was pregnant and I noticed that the women around her immediately thought it was okay to start bombarding her with the very worst things they could think of to tell her … Continue reading

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Ten Things Ted’s Taught Me

This post has been entered into the NubyUK blogger competition under the First Time Parent category. You can find more details on their Facebook page. Ten Things Ted’s Taught Me Way back when I started this blog I decided what … Continue reading

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