ESTABLISHING A CONSISTENT BEDTIME ROUTINE WITH BOOKTRUST & JO FROST // #BATHBOOKBED

Today I’m talking to you about the importance of a consistent bedtime routine in collaboration with children’s literacy charity BookTrust and their ambassador, popular UK parenting expert Jo Frost. In particular, I’ll be focussing on the age-old three step routine of bath, book and bed and whilst this sounds easy enough, I’ll be dishing out some useful advice from Jo and…

GIVEAWAY — BABA+BOO // REAL NAPPY WEEK 2017

Real Nappy Week runs in April of every year to spread the word about cloth nappies and encourages parents to take the leap and ‘go real’. This year RNW is running from 24th – 30th April and you can find out more information via the Go Real website or by following the hashtag #RNW2017. If you’re interested in making the switch and ditching…

LILY GRACE // YOUR 25TH MONTH

“And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling…” Dearest Lily, Oh my beautiful girl, 26 months old today. The months are flying by (want to read your last update?) and I’m feeling a mixture of emotions. I’m so proud of you, every day you remind me that ‘I’m growing…

DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS

We’ve been really lucky with Lily when it comes to her feeling under the weather. She just doesn’t seem to get unwell and when she does, it hardly shows. She got her first cold at 8 weeks old and she’s probably had one or two smaller colds since that haven’t made her flinch. A couple of months after her first birthday she…

LILY GRACE — ALL ABOUT YOUR 24TH MONTH

I can’t quite believe it but today you are 25 months old! Each month seems to go quicker than the last and I really want to slow down, live in the moment and enjoy our precious time together. I am excited to see what we’ll get up to, what quirks you’ll develop and what new things you might learn/pick up. So,…

REVIEW // SUMMER INFANT BABBLE BAND (BABY MONITOR)

Babble. v. ‘to utter sounds or words imperfectly, indistinctly or without meaning’. Does that sound familiar by any chance? Even though Lily is a good talker nowadays, she can easily go from full sentences to complete and utter jibberish. Sometimes she will even shout my name and when I respond she’ll giggle and make a bunch of funny sounds with her mouth.…