28 March 2016

COULD I LOVE ANOTHER?

The idea of expanding our family has been a big topic in our house lately. We would say we're about 90% there on wanting another baby, but then again, can you ever be 100% ready?!

Now we have Aria, the idea of 'let's have a baby!' seems a lot more daunting. It's not only our lives that will change, but Aria's too, and as her mummy I really worry about that change.

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22 March 2016

THE ORDINARY MOMENTS #4 - OUR BRIGHT SPARK

Since Aria turned 1, I've stopped noticing as many big changes in her. A month used to go by and I'd wonder how she'd changed so much, but by around 12 months old, each month slowly blended into the next and I noticed less change in her.

However, all of a sudden it feels like 'BAM!' here's this toddler that is very quickly turning into a little girl, and it's happening far too quickly for me to keep up with at the moment.

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TACKLING THE LAUNDRY LOAD WITH SIMPLY | REVIEW

As a mum, there's never a day when a load of laundry isn't getting done. I'm forever loading and unloading the machine while my toddler finds yet another way to stain her clothes less than 20 minutes after getting dressed.

Not only that, but I suffer from eczema and sensitive skin, so choosing the right washing powder is incredibly important for our family.

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20 March 2016

TODDLER MEAL IDEAS | HIDDEN VEGGIES

I often feel like a culinary ninja when it comes to meal times. Slicing, dicing, and disguising those veggies that all toddlers seem to fear. 

It can be tricky being so creative with ways to make vegetables look fun, or in most cases, completely hidden. 

However, I've come up with 10 tried-and-tested meals that are perfect for getting all that goodness into your toddler, without kicking up a fuss. 

Quesadillas
These are a household favourite, and are perfect for disguising veggies! Literally anything can be put in them, but we mostly like to use peppers and courgette.

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