The Best Toddler Bed!

The Best Toddler Bed!

Of all the things I’ve purchased during my three years of motherhood, Ollies most recent non toddler bed is up there at the top! I can’t think of many other things that have genuinely made life easier.

Ollie had a toddler bed when he was 18 months but we kept the cot in the room to help him adjust and around 20 months he started launching himself out of the cot so we made more effort to make the toddler bed his proper bed.

He went through various stages with it. Sleeping well through the night, sleeping in there and coming through to us and hating it and fighting us every bedtime refusing to get in.

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Joovy Caboose Review

Joovy Caboose Review

I admit that I have a little obsession with pushchairs! The Joovy Caboose is my latest purchase. I blame it on my inner child, I had loads of pushchairs for my dolls.  Now I have four pushchairs in my house and two at my moms!

My first pushchair was my Britax Affinity which I loved with Ollie, then I had a Mothercare Nanu to leave at my moms, then 2 Mothercare Jive’s as Ollie got older.  When Ted was born Ollie was only 2 and a half so not quite ready to walk everywhere so I got a Cosatto Shuffle and recently I’ve switched to a Joovy Caboose. Read more

Breastfeeding – can we stop criticising!?

Breastfeeding – can we stop criticising!?

A pub manager’s analogy on breastfeeding…

I have got a theory on why breastfeeding rates in the UK are so low. This might hit a few nerves so if you’re overly sensitive and unable to accept opinions just don’t put yourself through the stress of reading a random bloggers opinion.

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Ok so my theory is that breastfeeding rates are so low in the UK because of… breastfeeding mothers.  Yep that’s right.  Think about it, who is the most critical of breastfeeding? Who puts all the bad press and negativity out there? Breastfeeding mothers!

As I’m a bar manager I’m going to use a bar analogy so hopefully my point will become clear. Read more