PLAY DAYS: #SENSORYDECEMBER ROUNDUP

Well I managed to do 16 days of play in #SENSORYDECEMBER (click for instagram hashtag). Considering I thought I’d only manage 6 days, 16 is pretty good going!  If you have no flipping clue what I’m on about read this post which explains what #SENSORYDECEMBER is.  In a nutshell, I challenged myself to create a new sensory activity for little dude each day in December. Continue reading →

HOW TO: Get a baby to take their medcine

We had an awful week last week.  Completely awful. It broke me, and it broke big dude too. Hence the reason this blog post is late.  There was a case of hand, foot and mouth, followed with impetigo, and the beginnings of a chest infection.  Not forgetting the normal teething drama. Continue reading →

HOW TO: Survive a baby stomach bug

Little dude has had a stomach bug for the last few of weeks.  We’ve had all shades of poo ranging from yellow to green (the lime green poo freaked me out a bit!).  It’s been endless changing of nappies and arms deep in poo.  It’s been exhausting but thankfully we’re at the end of it now.  I’ve got some little tips below to help you through this period if it’s happening to you.  Most of them are blindly obvious. However, if you’re suffering from baby brain, sometimes it’s nice to have the bleeding obvious pointed out. Continue reading →

OUT & ABOUT: Day out to Chartwell with a baby

I didn’t know much about Chartwell before we went apart from it was the former home of Winston Churchill.  Doesn’t really sound like it would be much fun for kids right? Couldn’t be more wrong.  We took out 5 month old there, and had a fab day out.  As there’s so much to explore it’s really geared up for older kids as well. Continue reading →