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Living Arrows Week 35

I am taking part in Donna from What the Redhead Said‘s Living Arrows – which is a celebration of childhood! We could all do with a little more celebration in our lives! To quote Donna, “The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children

Bringing Baby Home

The Fun Side Of Planning: Bringing Baby Home Congratulations on your upcoming bundle of joy; they’re going turn your life upside-down, in a good (and exhausting) way. You’ll probably have gone through all the worry and the list making in your mind, and will have a good idea of what to expect regarding sleeping, washing,

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Maclaren Customer Service Review

MACLAREN CUSTOMER SERVICE I’ve had the most awful experience of trying to report faulty goods to Maclaren Customer Service that I felt compelled to write about my experience. Maclaren no longer will deal with customers or service centres over the phone, they will only work through digital platforms. No problem you’d think in this day-in-age,

First Birthday Gift Ideas

We are struggling for first birthday gift ideas! When your child seems to collect yellow plastic as a hobby it can be quite hard to find things he needs for his first birthday. We are a week away from the big day and we still have bought nothing (with exception of Dad buying him his

MMR – What are the options

I have been against the MMR vaccination since before I had a child. Now I have a nine-month-old, the time is fast approaching where he is going to get that appointment letter through the door and I am terrified. I wasn’t given some of my childhood vaccinations due to seizures when one of my parents


My blogging has been somewhat sporadic recently. I’m finding it hard to adjust to being back at work full time. I don’t have enough time for anything. I don’t feel like I have enough time to give my baby the attention he needs or deserves, I left for work this morning before he was even

Babease Baby

I don’t usually post a lot about food, I feel a bit inadequate as there are so many mums out there taking great pride in following baby-led weaning and coming up with great recipes, but that’s not me. I don’t enjoy cooking, but I enjoy good food and don’t have the patience or the organisational

Five tips for new mums

So you’re just about to have a baby! Everyone in the world will have hints and tips for you on what to do with the baby. But here are some practical survival tips, especially for the first-time mum! 1.Bulk buy chocolate, crisps, diet coke(whatever it is you drink) and biscuits before the birth. The likely

the little one tag

THE BABY BEHIND THE BLOG: #THELITTLEONE TAG Thank you to Devon (LOLZ) at Devon Mama for the tag on this #thelittleone. It’s taken me a while to sort it out with his baby agent, but finally, I have managed to get a sit-down meeting with the baby himself, Master RLT…. WHAT’S THE BEST THING ABOUT