Little Bear absolutely loves curry flavours and these dairy free Curried Potato and Butternut Squash Fritters are a bit of a hit. They are incredibly easy and can be whipped up and served within 15 mins making them ideal if your looking for a quick meal for your little ones. To make 10 small fritters, … Continue reading Curried Potato and Butternut Squash Fritters
When little Bear was four months old he started to show signs that he was ready for weaning: he was great at supporting his head; beginning to sit upright with a little bit of support; he would watch me eating with a longing look in his eyes as if to say 'Why won't you let … Continue reading Food glorious food
I came across this interesting article this evening about very-preterm births and how parents are affected. Little Bear is not the same as the preemies in this article, as he was not very premature (VP) or very low birth weight (VLBW), but a 34 weeker and I am amazed every day by how far little … Continue reading An interesting read: Are Preterm Parents Happy?
As World Breastfeeding Week draws to an end, I've been thinking about the things I will and will not miss when the time comes that little Bear decides he no longer wants to breastfeed. For every one thing I will not miss there are several things that I will.I will definitely not miss wearing these … Continue reading What I will and what I will not miss
Let's be honest, as cute as newborn babies are, they are a bit boring. Yes, the cuddles are the best, their smell intoxicating, and looking back, it was a time when little Bear slept amazingly well. But that was all he did: nurse, sleep, poop, repeat. Then along came an amazing piece of material - … Continue reading Scarf play
I don't know about you but finding ways to encourage Little Bear to do tummy time can sometimes feel like a real chore. Since his first attempt at tummy time, when he was four weeks old, he just won't tolerate being on his tummy for longer than a few minutes. Now that he is 8 … Continue reading Balls to Tummy Time
I'd always planned on breastfeeding little Bear, there was never really a doubt in my mind that that was what I intended to do. I know that there is a mantra 'breast is best' and right here and now I want to say that no mum should EVER feel judged for how she chooses to … Continue reading Why this Mama Bear is not ready to give up breastfeeding