Sweet potato and bean bake

I’m not claiming this yummy recipe as my own (it’s straight out of the Cow and Gate Weaning book) but for those of you that don’t have the (free!) weaning book I thought I’d share it with you…

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First night in his own room…

Asleep in his OWN room – all night (nearly)! How did that happen? Well, by accident. I’m aware that sounds like a ridiculous thing to say seem as the baby can’t put himself to bed in his own room, so yes, we absolutely, definitely put him in there… but truly it was accidental. How you ask…

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What to do with a frustrated 5 month old

It can be hard facing a long day with a frustrated baby. He wants to crawl – but can’t. He wants to walk – but can’t. He wants to eat EVERYTHING – but can’t. So what can you do to keep baby entertained all day? Here’s 5 things that have worked for me (I hope it helps!)

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Essential packing for a weekend away with baby

It used to be so simple to go away for a couple of nights – stick some clothes and a toothbrush in a bag and head out the door. Not any more. Here’s my essential packing guide for a weekend away with baby (I’m talking in England where it’s usually/always cold-ish!)

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Baby without boundaries – our first family holiday abroad

Along with the obligatory sun, sea and sand, pre-baby holidays for me and my hubby were all about adventure, tanning time, a book or two, and of course sampling of the local tipples – but was that all about to change? I knew post-baby travel was bound to be different, but how? Here’s my 5 top tips for travelling abroad with a little one.

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Rothko Clothing

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Top free baby apps

There are endless baby themed apps available making it a minefield choosing which ones are really worth the effort. Here’s a quick guide to some top freebies!

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Brilliant baby wetsuit – Twobarefeet product review

 

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How soon can you take a newborn swimming? Well – whenever your ready is the simple answer. But what essentials do you need?

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NurserySavings.com – The UK’s Best Outlet for Cheap Baby Stuff?

 

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With the 20 week scan safely out of the way, my little boy now needs some gear – a lot of gear as it turns out! Prams, car seats, cribs, cots, play mats… the list is endless! So into the car we jumped, off to the usual high street shops – well that was an education – the sheer cost of all things baby was a complete shock to me.

So instead we opted to jump online. The Nursery Savings website, which calls itself the ‘UK’s Best Outlet for Cheap Baby Stuff’ popped up – but is it all it’s cracked up to be?

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