10 Baby Names I LOVE but wont be …

So this tag has been going around the blogging/vlogging world for quite a while now, so I’m a bit late to the party. However, I have wanted to do this tag for a while and the majority of you voted for this over on my twitter poll a few weeks ago so here goes: 5 Baby Girl names that I LOVE but wont be using: Poppy – I have loved this name ever since I was little, but my partner didn’t…

Open Letter to my 1yr old

Dear Alyssia, I can’t believe it’s been exactly 15 months since you entered my life, time sure does fly.. (they weren’t lying were they) when I was pregnant with you, life was quite busy.. we moved into our own flat, prepared for your arrival and waited patiently.. you put me through alot, the sickness, the heartburn, the tiredness, the sciatica, the threatened preterm labour, all of it – but I am thankful, for you are here now.. and you are…

Baby Essentials 0-12 months

So I have been saying for a long time now that I would write a list of essentials that I have found most useful during the following periods:  Baby essentials 0-6 months  Baby essentials 6-12 months  I was going to write these as 2 separate posts, however because Alyssia is 14 months old now, I thought i was abit late so I thought id put them both into one.  Baby essentials 0-6 months  Nappies & wipes  Bodysuits & sleepsuits Dummy…

Baby book review 

Alyssia and I were lucky enough to be sent 3 lovely children’s books to review. We have a set routine of bath and bed, this works perfectly for us. Most nights I will read Alyssia a book before bed as part of our ‘winding down’ time, this gives us that extra time together at night time too, which i love. Alyssia loves books and always has done since she was a small baby. She loves the colours, she likes to…

My experience of a Cows Milk Protein …

Alyssia was diagnosed with a cmpa (Cows Milk Protein Allergy) at just a few months old after we noticed how bad her eczema really was. For the first 2 weeks of Alyssia’s life she was breastfed, I struggled & as a first time mum – it hurt so bad. I just couldn’t do it anymore & couldn’t meet my childs needs. I felt like a massive failure giving up, but I couldn’t possibly continue. Her first formula was aptamil breastmilk…