Mog the forgetful cat, autumn and guest blogging #littleloves

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100 things to learn before you're 10

100 things to learn before you’re 10 book review

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Book themed fancy dress costumes

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Cold feet, lamb and aubergine Ragu and Roald Dahl #littleloves

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In my kitchen

Pancakes for babies

By on March 4, 2014

Since today is Shrove Tuesday, I thought I would share a favorite recipe that both myself, my husband and our 10 month old baby love. I have tried traditional pancakes with my baby but I find that she is a lot more confident eating these Scotch pancakes. They are very simple to make, they freeze […]

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My family

Living arrows 9/52

By on March 3, 2014

My parents have floor to ceiling, mirrored wardrobes and this week my little girl had lots of fun with them. She’s always been fascinated by them but now that she is crawling and pulling herself to standing on everything, she naturally gravitated straight to them. I have some adorable photos of her kissing her own […]

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Creative children

Musical play

By on February 20, 2014

Much has been written about the importance of music for babies and children’s development and apart from that, they all seem to love music. My baby is no different; she responds instantly to singing or music and has done for many months. There are certain songs that seem to calm her and allow her to […]

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My family

Living arrows 7/52

By on February 17, 2014

We enjoyed a rare sunny day yesterday so we headed out for an afternoon walk. After a long nap in the pram, Poppet enjoyed a go on the swings followed by watching the ducks and birds on the pond. Here she is with grandad fascinated by them. It took a lot of effort to get […]

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My family

Dear baby…

By on February 16, 2014

Dear baby… I can’t believe you are now nine months. You’ve been in our lives now longer than you were growing in my tummy. I know I say this every time but I can’t believe how quickly time is passing. I do wish it would slow down. You are changing so fast at the moment […]

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My family

Living arrows 6/52

By on February 10, 2014

Another week of not leaving the house much due to bad weather/illness. We’ve been playing and reading books a lot. Here’s a photo of Poppet “reading” her In the night garden book. She’s really showing an interest in books at the moment, both listening to them, looking at the pictures and turning the pages herself.. […]

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