My brother-in-law has been promising to give Tiny his old wardrobe for a few months now... once he eventually clears it out. It looks like it might actually happen this week so I've been sorting Tiny's heaps of hand-me-downs into sizes ready to put in the wardrobe. We're the last of our friends and family … Continue reading Wardrobe Dividers: A useful creative task to do with your toddler.
So November and December have been busy crafting months (like every other month) in preparation for Christmas. I've tried to keep it simple as I'm usually crafting whilst Tiny sleeps. Pom Poms! Having not made Pom Poms since I was a child I've recently become obsessed with them. I bought some Pom Pom makers on … Continue reading Christmas Craft Ideas
Ta dah! I took a break from Christmas crafting to finish my vintage suitcase with the help of Peaky Blinders last night. I want to put it in the loft bedroom ready for my mum coming to stay at Christmas. I'm not quite sure what I'm going to put in it yet though! My favourite … Continue reading Update! I’ve finished my vintage suitcase upcycle.
Like all new mums I was really keen (and still am) to take Tiny to lots of different baby groups. This has become increasingly important to me as I'm not sure she will get the opportunity (good, bad or otherwise) to attend nursery until she gets her free hours later on. I only lasted one term … Continue reading The best and worst of the baby groups.
The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. Jacques Cousteau I love the beach. Being within walking distance of the sea was second only to being near Tiny's grandparents in our list of reasons for moving to Devon. I love how blue and sparkling it is on a … Continue reading My love affair with the Sea.
I'm fed up with my brain not being able to enjoy the moment. This time last year I was a full time working mum. I was out of the house 7.30am to 6pm most days. Daddy was definitely the favourite parent. I was stressed about work. I didn't have much quality time with Tiny because … Continue reading Why do I suck the joy out of everything?
I've discovered that babies are cute but expensive and really bad for the environment. As Tiny has gotten older we've tried to be more environmentally friendly as a family. Here's a few tips to reduce your small human's carbon footprint. 1. Cloth nappies. I recommend Tots Bots. According to The Centre for Sustainable Energy newborn babies … Continue reading How to be more eco friendly with a baby.