Planning a birthday party

So this time last year I was 40 weeks pregnant, ready to pop.. today was my due date. Little did I know that after weeks of contractions, my baby girl was going to keep me waiting another whole week!!  (This was her first ever outfit which has now actually been made into a memory blanket) 1 week today until Alyssia’s 1st birthday and I am trying my hardest to get my head around it. Where has the year gone? I am…

Product review on nappies and baby wipes 

Hi everyone, so this week I have decided to write a blog post on nappies & wipes… can you tell I’m bored & have run out of ideas? (It’s been a long week)  Did you know that the average child from birth to the age of 2 & a half years old, use around 6500 nappies a year? – that’s crazy! I have decided to review the following brands: • Pampers • Little Angels (Asda) • Tesco loves baby (Tesco)…

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…

Alyssias 11 Month Update 

We had Alyssia’s 9-12 month review last week, and she is now 11 months old. In all honesty.. it went really well! (As much as i was dreading it) She is in the right categories for her age group & is exceeding in a few things, but seems to be dropping down when it comes to “problem solving”. As a parent I was a bit confused as to what this meant? But apparently it’s because she’s not clapping, playing pat-a-cake…

The start of something new

Some of you may already know me from instagram @mummyandliss but for those of you who don’t.. I’m Zoe. I’m 18 years old and a first time mum to babygirl Alyssia Grace, born February 2016. She is definitely the most amazing thing that has happened so far in mine & her daddies life – we absolutely adore her.  Robert is my partner of 2 years, we got together when we were both 16 and had our little girl Alyssia when we were…