Bye bye boobing – it’s been a great journey

Breastfeeding was such a massive part of my early “mum life” that I could only dimly imagine the day that a tiny mouth wouldn’t be attached to my nipple. Now Eli is 17 months old and we only recently stopped breastfeeding – about two weeks ago. I can’t speak for other mums but stopping has made look back and think about the…

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Recipes, Tips

Healthy snacks for babies and toddlers (part 2)

Last time I posted a Q&A about my approach to snacking for babies and toddlers. This time, I’m going to dive right in with a list of healthy, homemade snack ideas. Fruit Fresh fruit – any fruit your child likes! Eli’s favourites are bananas, satsumas, strawberries, blueberries, plums, nectarines, grapes and pineapple. A little bowl of stewed fruit (ideally with…

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eli eating yoghurt
Nutrition, Tips

Healthy snacking for babies and toddlers (part 1)

Everyone does baby and toddler snacks differently, but I know some people really struggle with knowing when to introduce them and what to give. Here’s a bit of a Q&A on my approach (yours may of course vary). Part two of this post will be a big long list of healthy, homemade baby and toddler snack ideas, so keep your eyes…

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Hello again

I can’t believe how long it’s been since I’ve written here. Things got a bit hectic before Christmas with Eli’s first birthday beforehand and my return to work in late December, and all my time and energy were just swallowed up (I bet a lot of my fellow mums can relate!). Things are calmer now and I really want to…

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Banana French toast

It’s hard to be creative at breakfast. You’re tired, your baby is hungry and whingey (or not hungry and throws all food on the floor), you might be in a massive rush to get out the door. If you’re like me, you might be in a boring Weetabix/porridge cycle. Maybe you’re looking for something a bit different, or just a bit…

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