Enjoying family time outdoors with Anthisan

P really enjoys being outdoors and playing outside, which I think is lovely and something I want to embrace before she hits the age where TV and computer games are much more appealing! I've always worried though that my aversion to bugs and creepy crawlies (particularly spiders) will transfer onto P, and she'll grow up…

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No-added sugar banana and blueberry muffins

When we started weaning P (over a year ago, where does it go?!) we felt quite strongly that we wanted to keep her sugar intake to a minimum. That's easier said than done when healthy and important food groups such as fruit and milk contain sugar, but we were keen to do our best to…

Why we love…The Collective Dairy Suckies yoghurts

Let’s face it, being a parent is hard. I’m sure we have all had moments where we question if we are doing a good job, wondering if we are doing the best for our children, and fretting about decisions we have made. Well that’s me a lot of the time. I’m the first to admit that…

Snack ideas for weaning babies

Weaning can be an *interesting* process. I personally found it a little confusing when I was trying to figure out how to transition Phoebe from milk to solid foods, as there is so much information out there. And there are lots of conflicting opinions. A friend recently told me that she attended a class where…

Baby-friendly Slow-Cooker Chicken Casserole

At nearly 9 months P has certainly become more adventurous with her food, as well as dropping more of her milk feeds so she is hungrier for solids. As I mentioned in my Vonshef slow cooker review, I want to get her used to eating the same as us so once I’m back at work…

Christmas Gift Guide for 6-12 month olds

The amount of choice available for Christmas gifts for little ones is staggering, with so many options out there. I personally think toys are always a winner, as babies grow so rapidly and newborn toys are quickly outgrown. One of my favourite brands for our daughter has been Hape, who make and sell beautiful toys…

Feeding and Weaning Wish List

Anyone who knows me well will probably know that I like to forward plan. So with the birth our first baby fast approaching next year, I’m already way ahead of myself and thinking about feeding and even onto weaning. I know it’s barmy but cross a big planner with a food blogger and that’s the…