All Posts By: Kirsty

Potty Training Stubborn Boy

So here we are in week three of potty training and I am dealing with a very stubborn boy.  Potty training stubborn boy is currently summing up my existence. He is just like a mini me and that is hugely frustrating as I don’t whether to laugh at ‘me’ or get irritated by his seeming […]

Potty training children with Autism

Our nanny’s brother has autism and she was recently telling me about the differences between potty training children with autism and those without.  As another mummy has also asked me about this I thought I would share the things that she told me.  I hasten to add that I am certainly no expert even on potty […]

Cheap Family Meals – Pasta Bake

Cheap family meals are what I am always seeking and I just recently remembered another which was one of my favourites; my mum’s pasta bake.  We often used to have this as children and I would always be left wanting more.  I mean cheese, pasta, tomato and mince what’s not to like… As a mummy I am […]

Cajun Sea Bass with Salsa

Cajun Sea Bass with Salsa This is a bit of a treat dish as sea bass is not the cheapest, but it does work as a family meal and is also good if you are ever doing a dinner for friends or even just having a couples dinner at home and want something a bit […]

Navigating Potty Training Poos

Potty training poos is impossible!! When navigating potty training there is nothing worse than a poos that does not make it to the potty and for us this a daily occurrence!  Since starting potty training, our almost 3 year old, around 2 weeks ago (this is the second time round see earlier posts for details) […]

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, […]