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RLT’s First Christmas


So, RLT’s first Christmas has been and gone! As usual I got massively anxious about everything, such as having people dig at my parenting methods, RLT getting overwhelmed and out of his routine, the state of the house and the cat feeling left out. Turns out, it wasn’t all that bad (with exception of the

The Christmas Tag


Thank you to the second best Nicola I know 🙂 for the tag (she’s at Mummy to Dex, I recommend you have a look at the supermum she is, mixing up a storm in the kitchen with this baby led weaning malarky). Reading her post this morning got me sooooo Christmassy that I went out

Kielder Review


We chose Kielder as the destination for a winter break and the first holiday for RLT at aged five and a half months. Kielder Waterside is a development within Kielder Water and Forest and within the Leaplish Forest Park, which is also where the Winter Wonderland is based. We opted to go for 4 nights

Capture


I started to think that if RLT looked through images of his childhood, that there would be very few of us together. Therefore, I have had to request that my OH capture some moments when we’re together. Looking after a baby on your own for most of the day means that you get a phone

A few pics from week 21! 


Illness has struck this week, but hasn’t stopped the little man’s personality coming in to it’s own. He loves to laugh <3 RLT is really starting to show his little personality and what he likes and doesn’t like; it is a really exciting stage. Seeing his face when his dad walks into a room is

sleep regression

Four month sleep regression


Four month sleep regression has hit us! After sleeping through 7.30-2am only waking for dummy to be put back in before going off again at 5.30am from around 10 weeks, we seem to have reverted back to needing 1 or 2 night feeds again. I’ve read so much on the subject, so understand that how

Halloween


RLT’s first Halloween saw his cousins come round to trick or treat. Tried to dress him up as Pubert Addams but he was a wriggly little worm –  I saw another mum had done this more successfully than I, and she used hair chalk – will try again next year when he is a little

Visiting Daddy at work


Rlt loved visiting Daddy in the newsroom! Here he is posing on the social media editor, Debra’s chair. Although it appears Reuben’s lack of sleep last night has taken it’s toll on daddy. R’s daddy is the head of digital at Johnson Press North East and he was doing a Saturday shift, so we popped

Waterbabies


Still can’t watch when I sit and video the under water swims at Waterbabies. I know it is in RLT’s best interests to go, as I definitely don’t want him to be like me around water. I can’t even put my face under the shower for fear of drowning (my Uncle did push me in

Vaccinations


Today is sponsored by baby tv and nurofen thanks for the advice @pics1981 Third round of injections – done. Next ones are at one yearold, which should be fun, as I’ve already specified to my health visitor that I will not be consenting to the combined MMR jab and which for them to source me

Orla Kiely Baby


RLT is officially now an orla kiely baby Aunty Rachael very generously bought him his first Orla Kiely grobag with the boat pattern from Mothercare online. Daddy then couldn’t resist buying him the apple design for his next size up grobag with mothercare had a 20% in store event! RLT’s cot bedding and change bags are