Ann Wo Photography – Pregnancy/Newborn Photography

It is coming up to LP’s 2nd Birthday and this marks 2 years since I met Ann Wo, from Ann Wo Photography – a fairly local photographer who specialises in newborn photographyLondon and the surrounding areas. What is Ann Wo Photography like? Ann came to our house when LP was 13 days old and took some amazing photos of her. Ann generally works at a client’s home or ‘on location’…

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An Insight into my Childhood – Dummies

I’m quite open minded when it comes to parenting, each to their own. I feel that being a parent, especially the first year, is all about survival and a parent needs to do whatever they need to do in order to get through and survive. Breastfeeding, formula feeding, purées, finger foods, baby led weaning, co sleeping, cry it out, controlled crying, Gina Ford. Whatever works for you. There is one…

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OXO Tot Twist Top Water Bottle Review

LP has recently started using an open topped cup to drink from at meal times and we were looking to upgrade her sippy/straw cups to ones without valves for her to use around the house and out and about during the day. The lovely people at OXO Tot were kind enough to send me an OXO Tot Twist Top Water Bottle to try out which is one of many water bottles…

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Post-Baby Weight Loss Journey – Weeks 4/5

I missed Weight Watchers last week as we had a BBQ instead – yep I know, great reason! So today was my first weigh in for 2 weeks. This week I lost 2lb! That’s an average of 1lb each week and I am more than happy with the loss. I haven’t been overly ‘Weight Watching’ this week, but then again I haven’t gone mad eating junk. I’ve gone for a…

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Tips to get the best from eBay

I am a self confessed eBay addict. I eBay everything the minute I decide we don’t need it anymore, I hate clutter, love extra cash and I know that there is a buyer out there for everything. Here are a few tips and suggestions to get the most out of eBay. Only ever list items on a free listing weekend. These weekends are getting more and more common and mean…

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Traditions – LP’s Birthday

In just over a month our gorgeous LP will be 2. I have no idea where that time has gone! Last year I started a tradition, I’m going to write a letter to LP every year on her Birthday, telling her how far she has come, things she has learnt and anything else that she might like to look back on in the future. I’ve just had a read of…

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On Being Ginger

I am part of one of the smallest minorities in the world. I am one of only 1-2% of the population. I am ginger. I have always been ginger. I will always be ginger, at least until the colour fades with age and goes white, as it does with redheads. My Mother was ginger, her father was ginger and generations before him all had ginger hair. Lastly, my Daughter is…

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