My 3 Favourite Baby Weaning and Toddler Cookbooks

My journey with weaning Small Boy wasn’t what I was planning. In fact, I felt decidedly pushed into it by a health visitor (not our usual one I should add who was fab!) who gave me the impression that if I didn’t start weaning him that day he would probably still be on a milk only diet when he was thirty. After a battle with purees, I discovered a couple of cookbooks and recipes which helped to reboot the whole thing, and we were back on track in no time at all! Here’s a few of my favourites!   New…

10 Things About Being a CBeebies Watching Parent

  1.       You will hug Justin Fletcher / Mr Tumble if you ever see him on the street. Thanks to him you learned it was okay to let your tot sit in front of the TV for 20 minutes while you sat down/went to the toilet/put the washing on.   2.       You’ve tried to brush your tot’s teeth in time with the Tombliboos on In the Night Garden in an attempt to make it easier/ more fun.   3.       You sing “Who’s at the door?” every time the bell rings.   4.       There will be at least one Cbeebies character…

5 Things About Me

1. I’m a geriatric mother I was forty when I became pregnant with our two year old, Rory, and forty one when he was born.  Why they have to label you as Geriatric when you get to your mid-thirties is beyond me. There’s lots of us out there. If you’re one too. You’re not alone. We’re growing in numbers. On a good day, when I’ve slept I’d still pass for forty. When he’s teething, I’d pass for about a hundred and six. 2. I’m an introvert I’m one of those unusual INFJ personality types . I need ‘on my own…