Primary School Offer Day: Reception Here She Comes!

So we got some good news yesterday – L was allocated our first choice primary school. That means, come September, she’ll be starting the next chapter of her education in Reception at a proper school. Crazy! It’s a bit weird that she’s less than five months away from donning a little uniform and heading off […]

Review & Giveaway: Rusty Rivets Rivet Lab Playset (RRP £44.99) With Nick Jr.

“Modified, customised, rustified!” – to mark the season 2 premier of Rusty Rivets which hits the airwaves on Monday 23rd April, I’ve teamed up with Nick Jr. to give one lucky winner the chance to get their hands on the Rusty Rivets Rivet Lab Playset (RRP. £44.99).  To enter the giveaway, simply login to Rafflecopter […]

A Typical Bedtime Routine With A Newborn Baby

There are loads of awesome things about newborn babies. There are also a few – how should I put this delicately – not so awesome things. During those first few months, there is no bedtime routine. A baby sleeps and wakes whenever they want, with no awareness of day or night. As such, bedtimes can […]

A Newborn Photoshoot For ‘Beetle’

Although it might not feel like it when you’re walking around in a sleep-deprived, zombie-like state or attempting to calm them with your millionth “shh, shh, shh” of the day, the newborn days go very quickly. That initial stage is such a blur that when the fog from your head clears, you realise that you’re six […]

Considering The Impact Of A New Baby On An Older Sibling

Since ‘Beetle’s’ arrival four weeks ago, a question that we’re continually asked is how L has taken to the change. It’s obviously a totally valid enquiry. After 3.5 years of it just being her, she now has a sibling. Not intending to get too dramatic about it, but this has the potential to knock her […]

Review: Britax-Römer DUALFIX i-SIZE Extended Rear Facing Car Seat

Back in late 2017, I heard a few murmurings about a new, extended-rear facing, i-SIZE compliant car seat being launched by Britax Römer. This got me very – and probably more than I should be – excited because I’m a huge fan of their DUALFIX car seat, which I’ve reviewed here. It turns out that my […]

The Additional Benefits Of Baby And Toddler Swimming Lessons

I’m a huge proponent of getting your kids into the water from an early age. We started Water Babies swimming lessons with L when she was around eight months old, and it’s hands down one of the best things we’ve done. At the time of writing, we’ve just started Chapter 11 and each week she […]