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
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…