Lottie at 9 months

I think I start all my baby Lottie updates in the same way but I’m going to say it again 9 months! Where has that time gone?? They all seem to grow so fast but Lottie has juts passed in a blur thank goodness I started writing this blog so I know have a record of it all. So here she is 9 months old and keeping me well and truly on my toes now!My last update was about her crawling but look at her now standing, she wants to be on her feet all the time and walk along holding hands. Crawling she…

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Breast feeding – when’s the right time to stop?

I’m really proud of myself for how long I have managed to feed Lottie, I didn’t manage to get anywhere near as far with Maisy and Bella but this time I was very determined and it just worked – I love feeling so close and connected with her. That doesn’t mean at times in the early days I didn’t struggle there were moments I couldn’t see us making it to 9 days let alone 9 months! I found breast feeding support groups a god send and thank god for google helping me to find the answers to every little question I had.  (Tip for any new…

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5 must have baby products for you

Over the years I have discovered some baby products are actually great used as beauty products for me! With three young girls I seem to have these items in abundance so it also saves a few pennies so I thought I’d share my 5 favourites with you! Muslin cloths: Not only to be used for moping up babes puke but great for taking your make up off (obviously I’d recommend a clean one), use with regular cleanser works really well as their nice and big and also a little bit rough so our gently exfoliating and reusable. Sudacrem: If I have a…

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Weaning survival guide

Baby turns six months and all of a sudden your bombarded with emails, samples, charts and information packs giving you step by step guides to weaning your baby on to solids. Easy – except what they don’t mention is babies are all different and what works for one may not work for another.Weaning Lottie has not been straight forward, for at least the first month she was completely uninterested, she pursed her lips and refused to even try. Now and 8 months we have finally got to the stage where she is showing interest she wants to try different things,…

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Crawling Babies

The time has come, that time I dreaded; Baby Lottie is crawling!  Its now 3 against one in this house and I really don’t stand a chance she isn’t doing the traditional form of crawling (you know on her knees) she just drags her self along the floor in a commando sort of way but it gets her from A to B and means she can cause a lot of trouble.  Now nothing is safe and she no longer stay still for for than a minute or 2. This is where I found her earlier playing with a potty. (Before the bad mummy brigade come at me…

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