Our Sleep Routine – World Sleep Day

Written for World Sleep Day on 17th March 2017, this post is about our sleep routine with our baby.

I love sleep, don’t you? Unfortunately, it’s something that most new parents are lacking in – unless you’re one of the lucky few! As it’s World Sleep Day today, I thought I’d discuss our sleep routine with Autumn with you.

Once we got back from the hospital after her operation, we started a sleep routine (she was 6 weeks old then). From what I’ve heard, it doesn’t sound like sleep routines work with all babies and each person/couple has to tailor it to their needs. However, this is what we do: Continue reading “Our Sleep Routine – World Sleep Day”

The Blogger Recognition Award

This is my post accepting The Blogger Recognition Award.

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Today I’m treating you to two blog posts, because yesterday I was nominated for The Blogger Recognition Award. I’d like to say a huge thank you to A Mindful Geek for nominating me. It means a lot to know that someone is enjoying what you write and thinks you deserve recognition for it. Continue reading “The Blogger Recognition Award”

The 90s tag – my life as a 90s kid!

Life as a 90s kid was pretty good – this post is about what my favourite music, TV and fashions were during my childhood! Get ready for a lot of nostalgia!

I was born right at the beginning of 1992, so looking back on things from the 90s is very nostalgic for me. I miss it in many ways, even though I often wonder what on earth my mum was dressing me in! “It was nice at the time”, she tells me. I have to admit, though, I did buy myself some sparkly silver jelly shoes in River Island the year before last when they came back into fashion!

I am a 90s kid through and through, so when I saw the 90s tag blog post by Jasmine at Thoughts From Jasmine I was so excited. Then I was asked to do it in this wonderful post over at The Bits and Bobs in my Brain.

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I hated my daughter’s name

For a while after she was born, I hated the name that we gave to our baby girl.

When you’re pregnant you spend hours looking at baby names with your partner, trying to pick the perfect one for your unborn child. My husband and I were no different; hours were spent searching the internet looking for inspiration. So, it pains me to say that for a period of time, I couldn’t stand my daughter’s name, despite the fact that I was the one who had chosen it. Hearing her name made me flinch; I felt like I wanted to change it to something else…

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Sunday Review: Bo&Bel Teething Necklace

This Sunday I am reviewing the ‘Elizabeth’ teething necklace from Bo&Bel.

This Sunday I’m reviewing a hexagonal teething necklace from Bo&Bel. Autumn has been teething since around the time she turned 3 months old in December and at almost 6 months, she has now reached that age where everything within reach goes in her mouth! I’ve been crushing on Bo&Bel‘s teething jewellery for quite some time, so when the opportunity to arose to review a necklace I gladly accepted the opportunity! Continue reading “Sunday Review: Bo&Bel Teething Necklace”

When I found out I was pregnant – Bringing up the Berneys

Becky shares her story of when she found out she was pregnant and how she jumped on the bed to share the news with her partner.

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Hi and welcome again!

Well, this guest series is now in full swing. It’s great seeing a new story each week about women’s different experiences of when they found out they were pregnant. Every story is unique, yet similarities can often be drawn. One of the most prominent similarities is the mixture of emotions that are felt when one finds out and today’s guest poster is no exception! This week, I’m thrilled to introduce Becky from Bringing up the Berneys. Continue reading “When I found out I was pregnant – Bringing up the Berneys”

How (not) to remove a corkscrew nose piercing in 20 steps

This is how I removed my corkscrew nose stud and got it back in again. It was pretty eventful, to say the least!

The other week, I bought myself a nose ring. After a year and a half of having my nose pierced, I thought I’d finally change my stud to a ring as I love how they look.

When I got my nose pierced, the piercer told me that it was a corkscrew nose stud and that they’re difficult to take out and put in. So, this is the tale of how I took my stud out and put the ring in. Continue reading “How (not) to remove a corkscrew nose piercing in 20 steps”