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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Today’s The Day The Puppy Dog Pals Had Their Picnic

To celebrate the launch of new Disney Junior show, Puppy Dog Pals, the Disney Store kindly sent us some of their Puppy Dog Pals merchandise*. Aria and I decided that we would treat Rolly and Bingo to a picnic, they deserve it after all their hard work secretly saving the world! Unfortunately the weather wasn’t on our side, so we resorted to an indoor picnic, but we still had lots of…

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Building Up Her Confidence in Water with Puddle Ducks

I’ve mentioned a few times previously that Aria really isn’t a fan of water. Spencer and I will hold our hands up and admit that it is entirely our fault. We rarely take her swimming and we would put off bath time as we knew it would be hell. We’ve decided that enough is enough and it really is time to do something about it and get her over her…

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Review : Babybjörn Baby Carrier Mini

We thought that baby number two would be super cheap to provide for, especially when we found out that we were due another girl. We already have all the baby stuff from the first time around; but what we didn’t consider was that in the three years that have passed since baby number one, things have changed, there are so many new and improved products on the market, the Babybjörn Baby Carrier…

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Preparing For Her Role as Big Sister

As well as preparing ourselves for the arrival of a second baby, we also have to prepare our toddler for her role as big sister. The world as she knows it is going to be completely different. Going from an only child to big sister is going to be a massive change. We made sure Aria was involved from the start, she was the first person we told and she…

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