9 Critical Tips for Traveling by Car with a Baby

Traveling with your baby in a car can go two ways. Your baby might sleep the entire way, waking only to eat, and dozing quickly off again with a clean nappy and a full belly. The other scenario is that your baby screams the entire way, resulting in frayed nerves and you considering if the return trip home is truly necessary. A new location is good, right? It is impossible to predict how your child will behave on a car ride. Parents should be prepared for all scenarios, so let’s take a look at the best tips for traveling by… [Read More]

Top 10 Things You Must Have When Raising Twins

Most would think that taking care of twins is as simple as taking care of one baby, just double the effort. That is actually untrue: raising twins is an entirely different, unique experience. For instance, when changing their diapers, it’s not a simple as doing one then the other after—you’re going to be simultaneously changing the diaper of one twin while restraining the other one. That’s just one example out of several. This is why there is gear made specifically to make life easier for you as a parent of twins, and trust us, you will need them. Front-pouch baby… [Read More]

The Reality of Having Premature Twins: My Story for World Prematurity Day

Today is World Prematurity Day. A global movement to raise awareness of premature birth and the devastating impact it can have on families. I previously worked with Pampers when they first launched their nappies for premature babies. Read about this here. I’m pleased to be working with Pampers again to highlight World Prematurity Day. Did you know that approximately 60,000 babies are born prematurely in the UK every year? That’s roughly 1 in 11 of all births. With so many babies being born too soon, it’s reassuring to know that the survival rate of premature babies in the UK is… [Read More]

Bush Baby World Sleep Pod with Bush Baby Review

Today is World Dream Day and to celebrate I wanted to share this super cute Sleepy Pod and Bush Baby with you. I can see lots of children adding these to their Christmas wish lists for Santa. There are lots to collect, plus you can even buy a dream tree which lets you hang all of your sleepy pods up for your bush baby to sleep in. The sleepy pod is a little nest where the Bush Babies can snuggle up after a long day of adventures satisfied to know that our dreams are filled with wonder. The Bush Baby we… [Read More]

5 Ways to Make your Home Child-Friendly

As you enter and prepare for parenthood, you suddenly become aware of all of the little dangers dotted around your home. From the moment the positive test result comes back, your life has changed forever. You are going to be a mummy and daddy, and you only have a few months to prepare yourself for the introduction of a baby. One question that many new expecting parents ask themselves is, is their home ready for a baby? How many hazards can you spot in any room? There are just some things you never really notice unless you are a parent… [Read More]

Introducing Dreamstar Bush Baby World

When you were growing up did you have that one favourite toy that you’d take everywhere with you? I did and I think I drove my parents crazy over my insistence that this toy come everywhere with me, and I mean everywhere! Well, today I’d like to introduce you to Dreamstar Bush Babies. I think these are going to be your child’s new favourite toy! In the video below you’ll be introduced to Princess Melina who is Princess of Bush Baby World! Bush Baby world is made of six regions where different groups of Bush Babies live. The six regions… [Read More]

Baby-Proofing Your Home: Household Dangers That Could Harm Your Child, And What To Do About Them

Flickr Moving into a new place can be stressful, especially when you have a newly-arrived little one’s needs to consider. Crafting a new life in a new area might have been precipitated by the baby’s arrival. It’s up to you to ensure that every need of your new family is taken into account. No matter who you are, or how healthy your family lifestyle, there will always be an area of improvement in any home you live in to improve the safety, health and long-term stability of your family unit. Going over this family-friendly checklist for your new home will… [Read More]

The impact of having premature twins and how pampers are helping #ad

Pampers Preemie Nappy

I’ve always known that I wanted to be a mum. When I was little I used to collect baby dolls and pretend that they were real. I’d put nappies on them, dress them up for the day and then change them into their pyjamas at night time. Most of them would ‘sleep’ at the foot of my bed, but I’d always make sure I cuddled one at night time. When I thought about being a mummy, I imagined pushing them in the swing at the park, giving them lots of cuddles and singing songs to them. As I grew older and… [Read More]

The Pros and Cons of Toddler Groups

Kids playing in woods

Shortly after bringing our girls home from hospital after their extended stay due to being born early, I started to look into local baby and toddler groups. There seemed to be quite a few of them around, but it would be another 7 months before I managed to pluck up the courage to actually go to one. I was nervous about being on my own with our twins in a room surrounded by other mums and their children. I thought up all sorts of things to worry about. What if no-one talks to me? What if no-one likes me? What… [Read More]

A love letter to the ones who made our IVF dreams come true

Premature baby feet

Dear L, A and everyone else at the clinic where we had our IVF, From the very first day my husband and I met you all at your open evening, I think it’s fair to say that we knew we would be in a relationship with you that will truly last a lifetime. Although we haven’t seen one another for quite some time, there’s not a day that goes by without us thinking of you all. You see, you made our dream come true. Our dream to have children together, and you didn’t just make it happen once. You blessed us with twins,… [Read More]