The pain is real- that can see - Those little pegs fight to be free. Your gums are hard and just so sore A mouth turned red and feeling raw. I wish there was more I could do to help As all through the night you inconsolably yelp. You refuse to nurse your pain away … Continue reading Midnight woes
Dear Little Bear, This week you hit double digits! You are 10 months old and boy you have come along so much in the last 31 days. Last month you were pulling yourself up on anything and everything and starting to show signs of crawling and cruising, and then a week into being 9 months … Continue reading A Letter to Little Bear at 10 months old
The Human Hanky It started with sniffle And was followed by a sneeze, Then suddenly a tickle Has your throat under siege. You cough and splutter While your little nose runs wild; Your little voice becomes a mutter As I try everything to help you child. Vapours, steam, tissues galore - But my sleeve … Continue reading The Human Hanky
Bananas. They are such a fantastic fruit and one that little Bear really enjoys which is great as they are an excellent source of vitamin C, calcium and potassium. They also contain tryptophan which can, apparently, help to aid your little ones sleep when mixed with bread or yoghurt. My Oaty Banana Loaf is a … Continue reading Oaty Banana Loaf
Hi Mama Bear! I've been keeping you on your toes this month. I mean, you did say you wanted to get fit and lose a bit more weight before going back to work and, while I know you bought yourself an exercise bike, I figured I'd help things along. Never mind the fact that you're … Continue reading Little Bear’s letter to Mama Bear at almost 10 months old
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