FINALLY! After what seems like an eternity of teething Little Bear has finally cut his first tooth and second tooth at the same time (the third also looks like it is about to cut through imminently). Following stories from friends about struggling to clean their little ones toothy pegs, I must admit I was worrying … Continue reading We’ve got teeth!
Well for the last few days Little Bear and I have shared a cold - he's been so bunged up and as a result our baby who was beginning to sleep longer during the night with only one get up has regressed to getting up 4-6 times in the night. It's been exhausting and nothing … Continue reading The five things I recommend when you and your little one have a coldness
Little Bear loves his muffins - the texture is nice and soft making it easy for him to eat considering he still doesn't have any teeth. However, one cannot live off sweet things alone, so here is a savoury muffin recipe which is ideal for weaning. These muffins make a tasty lunch for little eaters … Continue reading Cheesy Tomato Muffins
Move over That's Not My... books, there's a new favourite touchy-feely book in town. We've had our copy of Never Touch a Dinosaur for less that 48-hours and already little Bear has made it a favourite - choosing it over his other touchy-felt books all day when they've been placed around him for our quiet … Continue reading Move over TNM…
Blankness. That was all I could see.A sense of nothingness enveloped my mind,Blinded to anything beyond the next second.You feel numb as the despair takes hold.Blaming yourself for everything Wishing you could have done moreTried harder. But it is beyond your control.You are a Failure. At least that is what you tell yourself. The person … Continue reading Footprints
This is our first summer with little Bear and as teachers it is great to have 5 and a half weeks off with him. I'm still on maternity leave but having Papa Bear off for this long stretch has been great. This summer also marks the point where I finish my statutory maternity pay and … Continue reading Days out for less than a tenner
Three years ago I lost a very special person in my life. My Granny was an inspirational woman who I always looked up to. When she was alive she would always buy flowers and put them in the window to remember those loved ones who were sadly no longer with us on their birthdays and … Continue reading Sticking with traditions