Polarn O. Pyret..Review of iconic Swedish baby and children’s wear …

Jake, Joshua and Grace modelling some of PO.P’s current range A couple of weeks ago I was invited to an exclusive blogger event to celebrate the opening of the fabulous Swedish children’s wear store Polarn O. Pyret (“PO.P” for short)…

Snowballs near Springtime…

Spring is only officially a few short days away and as the daffodils attempt an early bloom we were treated to a mini snow blizzard last week which meant the children got to enjoy an extra day off school. Cue…

The Goodbyes and Hello’s of Motherhood…

I had been putting it off, I knew I had. Time was moving too quickly again. I finished feeding the baby and laid him gently in his Moses basket next to my bed. I loved him being there, laying next…

‘Little Blue Zebra’…The baby animal picture company

A friend recently gave me one of these gorgeous baby animal prints by Little Blue Zebra as a present for Jake’s nursery and I immediately fell in love with it and the rest of their unfeasibly cute designs! Little Blue…

“How are his what?!”..An amusing encounter with the health visitor

Hard to believe Jake was three months old on Monday, where has the time gone already? I was thinking back to Joshua at that age today and remembered a somewhat amusing encounter with a health visitor in clinic which always…

Moments of childhood…a photographic journal

  As I sat quietly in the stillness of our darkened room rocking my sleepy baby tonight, I allowed myself to take in the moment and appreciate it. It’s hard to believe Jake is already two months old and as each week…

Gorgeous nursing pillows and covers by Thrupenny Bits

I didn’t think it was possible to fall in love with a nursing pillow until I came across the Thrupenny Bits website and their gorgeous range of stylish products. These pillows are just devine and stand out from the normal…

Sling baby and the evolving role of a 3rd time mother

When Jake was born I decided to invest in a ‘KangaWrap’ which was being promoted on the postnatal ward at Pembury. Research has shown that ‘babywearing’ has many benefits, (particularly for pre-term babies) so I was keen to try one…

Mixed feeding…the best of both worlds?

Six years ago my first son was born. He was induced early (as I have mentioned in previous posts) and weighed a delicate 5lb 2oz.  When I think how small Jake was at a healthy 7lb 6oz it makes me…