Embracing the mess AND the process

I feel cheated. Every few weeks, Georgia has been lulling me into a false sense of security by sleeping through the night only to swipe that statement away from me as …

Letter to my six month old

Dear Georgia, Happy six month birthday! I can hardly believe that you are now half a year old as time is just flying by far too quickly. A lot has …

Sleep lottery

“How are they sleeping?” is most probably the number one thing that friends and family will ask any new parent. But the answer is often a rocky one. As soon …

Addicted to thumb sucking

Now that Little G no longer relies on dummies, I’m hoping that she won’t substitute it with thumb sucking. Some parents may not see the harm in it – after …

Weaning week 2 – mixing flavours

We’ve now been giving Georgia food for two weeks, starting with vegetables as suggested by Ellas Kitchen (and backed up with research). We’ve tried: Potato Broccoli Avocado Cauliflower Green beans Courgette …

Weaning – first food

We’ve started weaning! It’s an exciting time and I’ve been really blown away with how quickly she’s taken to eating pureed solids. She’s quite young to start weaning at just …

Time for nursery rhymes

It’s amazing how out of touch I felt at nursery rhyme time at a local library yesterday. Sure, I know all of the ‘classics’ such as Grand Old Duke of …

Hello feet!

Georgia discovered her feet for the first time this morning. Never has a girl received so much praise for touching her feet – although if I could touch my feet …

Goldilocks and the three sizes

Once upon a time, there was a little girl called Georgia who had golden hair. She was looking for some clothes to wear. She found a big wardrobe, with lots …

Beginning leap 4

Yesterday Georgia was visited by the 3 leap dwarves – Cranky, Crying and Clingy, known as the 3C’s. Signalling the dawn of another few weeks of potential turmoil, she has now …