Jun 122018
 
My Summer Wardrobe

Summer is here! It seems like we had to wait a long time but then 2 weeks after the snow fell the sun began to shine. My Uggs and winter coats have been packed away and my thoughts are turning to a lovely summer wardrobe. Each summer I find myself dashing to the shops as Bob and Bow have outgrown all of their summer clothes. Somehow, even though I don’t grow out of my clothes, when summer arrives I never [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on June 12, 2018 Being a Mother No Responses »
 
Chasing A Good Night’s Sleep For You & Your Baby

Seeing your baby sleeping peacefully is one of those rare precious moments many parents find themselves enjoying. Unfortunately, that isn’t possible for everyone to experience. Often babies struggle to sleep through the night which leaves them cranky and parents at their wits end. Luckily, there are quite a few ways a parent can ensure their little one gets that much needed night of peaceful shut eye, while allowing themselves the same luxury. With many things on the market and little tricks of the parenting trade [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on June 12, 2018 Being a Mother No Responses »
Jun 042018
 
Super Shoes

Bow has been having fun reviewing the Shimmy Shoes from Dotty Fish. These shoes have a thicker sole than the previous shoes that we have reviewed but they are still super soft. They are made of durable leather which makes them perfect for developing feet and the sole is non slip. Bow definitely put these shoes through their paces. I was worried that the soft sole may not be able to cope with Bow’s rough and tumble but I soon [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on June 4, 2018 Being a Mother No Responses »
 
The Potty Diaries -Take 2

I was adamant that I wouldn’t potty train Bow until he was nearly 3. I started potty training Bob when she was 2 and 3 months but it was very stressful and I think that is because I tried to do it too soon. I have many friends who waited until their children were nearly 3 and they all seemed to get it within a week. Recently Bow has been wanting his nappy changing every time he does a little [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on April 17, 2018 Being a Mother No Responses »
Mar 202018
 
Party Time Again

Bob has had an amazing party every year. We always have a theme, so far we have had parties with the following themes; Teddy Bears Picnic, Clowns, Woodland Fairies, Disney Princesses, Under The Sea and Trolls (which I have yet to write about as I am still getting over the craziness).The Trolls Party was quite manic as I think we invited too many people. This year, as she has changed schools, her guest list has grown! I have been panicking [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on March 20, 2018 Being a Mother No Responses »
 
The Benefits Of Taking Your Baby To Swimming Lessons

Credit: Microgen/Shutterstock Worryingly, drowning is the third-biggest cause of accidental death among young children under the age of 5 in the UK. It can be easily prevented by taking your child to swimming lessons from an early age, which helps to build up water confidence – some lessons even start as early as four weeks after your child is born. Beyond the safety factor, there are many other benefits of taking your baby to swimming lessons, especially if you decide [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on February 14, 2018 Being a Mother No Responses »
 
Giving Your Child The Best Birthday, Even When Money Is Tight

All young children and toddlers deserve birthdays they are never going to forget. Your children are only little for a few years, and so it’s essential you make the most of that time together. Of course, unemployment rates are high these days, and so many parents struggle for money. With that in mind, there are some ideas below that will ensure a lack of cash doesn’t cause too many problems. Bake the cake yourself We all know how expensive birthday [click here to read on]

 Posted by Charlotte on February 14, 2018 Being a Mother No Responses »