One of The Boy’s favourite first birthday present was the personalised ABC book we made him using Shutterfly. It was such a fun project to make and he loves looking at all of the pictures, especially of friends and family we don’t see too often. […]
more than one way to raise a child
What is the Happy Birth Club? Hosted by Beverly Turner, the Happy Birth Club is a ‘ collection of antenatal classes in Chiswick with a difference’, most notably on top of the classes there is ongoing support from a midwife including a home-visit after the […]
We were inspired by @clemwallop‘s post on The Motherhood about museums in London for babies so we started visiting a few ourselves! The first: The Science Museum in South Kensington.
This week it’s all about the guest posts! Thanks to @livyloowho for commenting on Instagram about your experience with pumping and prompting this joint guest post. There are A LOT of breast pump options available, often with a hefty price tag. It is also an […]
There are a handful of soft plays in the Chiswick area (Piccolo, Rocks Lane, and Gymboree) and in Hounslow (Snakes & Ladders). How suitable are these to one year old, or younger? We wondered the same thing! Along with what it is really like, the […]
The Boy is a complete animal lover. It’s so cute to see his face light up when he sees a puppy or a flock of birds. Having unfortunately lost our own cat to a traffic accident when The Boy was 8 weeks old, we have […]
Based in the UK, Bach to Baby is “The critically acclaimed classical concert series for baby and you.” As Miaomiao Yu explained at the first concert I attended, she started Bach to Baby because she wanted her children to appreciate and be exposed to classical […]
What is it? So if you’ve recently given birth (in the UK!), you know that the GP offers a 12-week check up where you’d hope they’d look at your stitches (unless you were lucky enough to not have any!), check your tummy muscles and anything […]
What is the Happy Song? No, it isn’t Pharrell William’s ‘Happy.‘ The Happy Song is a song and music video that is meant to encapsulate everything a baby or toddler loves – for example laughing, blowing raspberries and trains. As the creators put it, it’s […]
The Girl is a wiggler – she has been since she was born. Once she started crawling, I REALLY struggled with getting her socks to stay on. In the summer, this wasn’t much of a problem. Once autumn started, I wasn’t sure what to do.
I’m a reader (Em isn’t!) — and my friends know it. I was gifted no less than 15 books (!!) from friends and family when I shared I was pregnant. In no particular order, here’s the ones I found most valuable: French Kids Don’t Throw Food […]