I blame the nurse – she’s the one who suggested the damn dummy in the first place. Reuben loves a dummy – or “mam mam” as he calls them. He thinks they’re the best! And I wouldn’t disagree, dummies are pretty useful. Tired? Pop in […]
Knowing what toys are worth buying can be a minefield. If you’re not figuring out age suitability and value for money, you’re hazarding a guess what your little one will even enjoy playing with for five minutes, if at all. Timeless appeal and quality will always be sound investment, and STEM promoting toys that stimulate a creative mind with limitless opportunity – like a train set – is a good place to start.
One of my new year’s goals was to start taking the little one to play groups more regularly. For an almost two year old, I admit he’s not been socialising as much as he could be, and I put my hands up – it’s all […]
Before I had my own child I didn’t really have a clue what a one year old did. Even after watching a dozen nieces and nephews growing up, I couldn’t really recall what they did, when. I’d wonder – What’s a baby capable of doing […]
If you’ve ever looked at your little one and thought they’ve grown up in a blink of an eye, wait until they have their first hair cut. All of a sudden your baby looks set for school and you’re grieving the loss of those […]
Mealtimes are interesting when you have a weaning toddler. Food becomes a guessing game: what do you offer them? How much will they eat? How much should they eat? And you can always expect at least half of any meal to end up on the […]
*PR GIFTED This week Reuben turns one! And with my little man being my first child, it’s meant hosting my first ever birthday party. I’ve had umpteen house warmings and socials and planned my own wedding, but none of this prepared me for the emotional […]