All Posts By: Kirsty

First Birthday Party Planning Ideas

When planning a 1st birthday party it is easy to go crazy and plan all kinds of games and activities that your 1yr old simply can’t even join in with.  I know I did exactly that the first time round.  We had all kinds of things going on including a pinata and a bubble machine.  I […]

Cheap Family Meals Minestrone Soup

After having our second baby finances were very tight so I started looking around for cheap family meals that would be healthy and satisfying for a family this was one of the ones that a friend suggested to me and it was delicious so I thought I would share it. This recipe will serve at least […]

Baby’s First Birthday

Today was the little ones first birthday and I was more excited last night than I am for my own birthday.  There is something so magical about a baby’s first birthday the idea of everything being brand new and experienced for the first time really appeals to my imagination and makes me go OTT on the celebration front. With […]

EASY Routine

Here is what I found to be suggested timings for the Easy Routine: 4 weeks – 4 months E – 7:00am A – 7:45am S – 8:15am Y – 8:30am E – 10:00am A – 10:45am S – 11:15am Y – 11:30am E – 1:00pm A – 1:45pm S – 2:15pm Y – 2:30pm E […]

Baby sleep routines

A Baby Sleep Routine – Do you even need one?

Baby Sleep Routine – Do you need one for your newborn? Before I had my children a baby sleep routine and baby sleep training were just something I watched on super nanny and thought a little ‘Victorian’ in their ideas. In fact before I had kids I thought that baby sleep training seemed quite mean, […]

Abandon ship: potty training disaster

Potty training disaster – run, save yourselves, big boy pants overboard and mummy considering following them!! Today has been the worst day of mummyhood ever.  I can’t even dress this up as being funny – it wasn’t! We have had to abandon all attempts at potty training and I am literally devastated I feel like […]

Mom Returning to work

Return to Work Yes or No?

After I had my first child I really didn’t want to return to work.  I loved my maternity leave and apart from enjoying spending time with my little boy I just found it so liberating to be able to do what I wanted when I wanted.  It was of course all determined by the whims […]