Introducing Carrie Cornelius

If you haven’t already seen my social media updates or guessed by the lack of blog posts, I have some news for you! We welcomed our second daughter, Carrie, into the world on her due date at the end of August weighing 7lbs. Whilst I didn’t get the water birth that I wanted it was perfect and so is she. We are all doing well and really enjoying life as…

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Top Tips For Washing Your Toddler’s Hair & Creating an Enjoyable Bathtime

*Disclosure – This post is sponsored as part of my role as a Johnson’s Ambassador* I’ve mentioned our struggles with bathing Aria many a time before now, she has never been very confident in water and I am the first to own up and admit that we haven’t helped the situation. Rather than persevering and continuing with regular bath times, we would often opt to avoid the meltdown and skip…

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Our Newborn Essentials

Disclosure – Items marked * were sent to me for review purposes With just one and a half weeks until my due date it really is time I get myself organised. I’m struggling to organise myself this time around, in fact I’m struggling with everything this time around. This pregnancy has been so much tougher than Aria’s. I’m also a lot more chilled out about it all, possibly too chilled…

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My Feeding Hopes for Baby Number Two

Those of you who have followed me for a while may remember that I tried, and failed, to breastfeed my first child, Aria. I put a lot of pressure on myself to breastfeed, so much pressure, but she just wouldn’t do it. She would get all warm and cosy and fall asleep on my breast. She lost so much weight, 12.3% of her body weight to be exact. She was…

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Afternoon Tea at Marco Pierre White Restaurant, Hotel Indigo Cardiff

*Disclosure – We were invited along for complimentary afternoon tea and drinks, as usual, all opinions are my own.* You may click on this link and think, hang on, doesn’t she have gestational diabetes? Why the hell is she going out for afternoon tea? Well, you would be right to think that! Afternoon tea right now would be torturous with carbs and cake being pretty much no go areas. I’m…

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