Welcome to Navigating Baby

This is the tale of a tired daddy, a frazzled mummy and their 4 crazy, but lovely littles. We share our chaos and all we have learnt along the way whilst navigating parenting/

Formula Milk after 12 months.

I am currently confused… This happens a lot as a mummy I find as there is just so much conflicting advice about everything. Using my slightly dodgy mummy compass I am trying to work out whether or not I should still be giving formula post 12 months or not. We have always stuck with one […]

Navigating Potty Training

Potty Training off I go again… When finding my way through this particular minefield I have struggled to even find the entry to the maze let alone actually be able to locate the centre! We originally tried this when our eldest was 28 months and it went great for a month or so, but then […]

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 […]