Cutting baby hair can be pretty daunting. When you should cut baby’s hair for the first time will vary from baby to baby. Some are born with lots of hair and will need a trim pretty soon, others are born with very little and may not need a haircut until they are toddlers. In this […]
Life with Babies
Having and looking after babies can be incredibly challenging. This section has advice for before you become a mum (should you attend NCT classes or are the NHS ones just as good?) as well as when you’ve had your baby (is it normal to have no parenting instincts whatsoever?)
I was blessed with a big, colicky, sicky baby that didn’t sleep and I’ve written about all of the experiences to hopefully help people who are going through it.
I’ve also written about my experience of postnatal depression and not bonding with my baby, both of which need to be talked about more openly.
While there’s plenty of serious bits you’ll also find some tongue in cheek stuff about my total naivety about what parenthood involved.
Combination feeding isn’t often suggested as a feeding options to parents but it’s something that worked really well for us. This guide will explain how to start combination feeding as well as answering all of your questions on mixed feeding with breastmilk and formula. What is Combination Feeding? Combination feeding, sometimes called mixed feeding or […]
For many of us, as soon as we see that positive line on the pregnancy test, we start thinking about all the preparation we’ll need to do before the baby comes. This often leads to the question, when should I start buying baby stuff? The answer isn’t straightforward but in my opinion, a simplified summary […]
When I decided I wanted to have a baby I knew nothing about babies. Despite being almost 30, none of my close friends had babies and there were no babies in my family. In hindsight I think that was probably for the best. Had I known what I was letting myself in for I’d have […]
Ok, so I am a bit biased. I run nearly new sales so obviously I think they’re great, but I have loved nearly new for much longer than I’ve been running the sales. Before I had children, other than the occasional car boot sale (occasional because that was a time when Sundays still meant a […]