My second hand second born: A guide to buying second hand for your baby.

Our second hand second born. Second borns can expect hand me downs from their older sibling and I think using second hand is a great way to save money when you have a baby. Babies grow out of their clothes and toys so quickly; buying new each time would cost a fortune. When we found … Continue reading “My second hand second born: A guide to buying second hand for your baby.”

34 week pregnant diary – preparing the toddler for a new arrival. 

34 week pregnant diary – preparing the toddler for a new arrival. 

Well it is now less than 6 weeks until I am due with baby number 2 (and Christmas) and the weeks really are flying by. My hospital bag is packed and ready, our Christmas tree is up, Poppy’s presents are bought, so now we wait for the little mans Christmas arrival.  The final countdown to … Continue reading “34 week pregnant diary – preparing the toddler for a new arrival. “

Why I have decided to embrace the mummy guilt. 

Why I have decided to embrace the mummy guilt. 

Since becoming a mum I don’t think I’ve gone a day without feeling guilty about something and getting rid of the mummy guilt has seemed impossible. My guilty feelings have got worse now that my daughters days of being an only child are numbered. Due to this I have done a bit of self reflection … Continue reading “Why I have decided to embrace the mummy guilt. “

Sensory play – easy recipe for homemade playdough. 

Sensory play – easy recipe for homemade playdough. 

Homemade playdough recipe.  In our house we love sensory play; firstly, because it is fun for everyone involved and also because it helps my little girl learn about the world and how she can interact with it. Sensory play has helped my little girl develop in many ways: in her relationship with food due to … Continue reading “Sensory play – easy recipe for homemade playdough. “

The ultimate guide to surviving pregnancy when you have a toddler.

The ultimate guide to surviving pregnancy when you have a toddler.

This guide is very relevant to me just now because at the time of writing I am 7 months pregnant whilst mummy to a 18 month old. I have such fond memories of my first pregnancy: lay ins, naps and  bubble baths whenever I liked. My spare time was completely taken for granted. This time … Continue reading “The ultimate guide to surviving pregnancy when you have a toddler.”