I started weaning Aisling last week. I am still finding it hard to believe she has hit the 6 months mark. It feels time is going so much quicker with my second baby. She is taking to weaning like a duck to water and when I put her in the high chair, she doesn't have … Continue reading Baby led weaning-2nd Baby
We're back a few days now and Isobel has settled well back into her routine. We have learnt so much from this holiday about what you really need travelling with you. Below are my essentials: Travel kettle/flask. Favourite cuddly toy/whatever their normal sleep association is. Own car seat. Buy formula & nappies when you first … Continue reading Arrivederci Italy
You know you have come a little unprepared when 3 days in your saying "next time I go on holidays I will bring". With all my planning and lists I forgot to bring our travel changing mat! And Italy is not really set up for small babies travelling around. I have yet to find a … Continue reading The adventure continues..
Ciao from Italia!The day of travel started quite well when I had to wake Isobel earlier than normal. I tried a gentle approach rather than a grab from cot and trying to keep her asleep. So I turned on a light in the hall, and gently told her we were going on holidays. She slowly … Continue reading First Family Holiday
I love how my Valentines Day is now spent discussing the type of poo Isobel did today with my better half and if it was healthy or not! Since Isobel is now eating 3 meals a day and a good portion at each her poos have changed drastically. Expect to find bits of carrot and … Continue reading Solids don’t just mean food
We're about 3 weeks into weaning now and I can't quite believe how quickly she has progressed to 3 meals a day. I started in earnest with baby led weaning (blw) and tried to continue this way but I have also done some mashed veggie meals. I was attempting to do feeding every second day … Continue reading BLW-the mess continues
I have to admit I was a bit sceptical of baby led weaning after I had read the book by Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett on the subject as each story by parents in the book made it sound so easy. The cynic within me thought if there were a few bad experiences shared it … Continue reading Baby Led Weaning- First week