What in a name tag

Ellen / September 12, 2014

I’ve been looking through all the tags that are floating around in the blogging world so I decided to try something a little different. At least I think its different I don’t think I’ve seen this done yet. Sometimes names have lovely meanings and only the people who have thoses names ever know them so why not share your name…

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Nursery tour

Ellen / September 9, 2014

As I mentioned before I love a good nosey at other peoples diaper bags and nursery themes. I decided that although A’s nursery isnt finished Id share what we have done so far and see if any of you guys had ideas on what else we should add. We will also be decorating his play room so I’m on the…

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Weaning.. Take 2

Ellen / September 8, 2014

Day 3: 8oz at 9am Pouch at 12:30 (40g Ella’s Kitchen Sweet potato, Carrot & Brocolli) A initially wasn’t too keen on this but warmed to it after one or two spoons 2oz at 12:30pm 5oz at 2:30pm 11oz at 6:45pm Sleep at 7:30pm Seemed that the solid food broke up the midday bottle. To much food? Day 4:  8oz…

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Mini Baby Haul

Ellen / September 5, 2014

Yesterday me and A ventured into town to enjoy the last of nice weather and to meet some friends. I couldnt come home empty handed so I picked up a few things and heres what I got for Aidan… Ok well this one is kind of for me, as I mentioned previously I really like The Childs Farm hand &…

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My Mommy must haves…

Ellen / September 3, 2014

All us mommies need little things to make this crazy journey a little but easier. Over the last few days I’ve been thinking what things have I used most since A’s arrival and here’s what made my short list… Baby Connect… I dont even know where to start, I depend on this app so much! You can record feeds, sleep,…

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20 facts about Aidan

Ellen / September 2, 2014

1. I am 1/4 American 2. I have a birth mark in my hairline that looks like a cigarette burn 3. I can pull myself up with a little help from Mommy’s fingers 4. I have blue eyes like my Dad 5. I love really colourful toys 6. Baby TV is my favourite thing to watch 7. I have two…

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Monthly favourites…

Ellen / September 1, 2014

Here’s a list of my favourites from the month of August… Nelsons Teething Granules… These have been a lifesaver this month with A getting his bottom teeth. I think there almost through the skin but that could also just be wishful thinking. When Aidan gets his teething pain I give him one of these sachets, which are completely natural, and…

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Meal Plan Monday

Ellen / September 1, 2014

Since having A I understand the ”Fail to prepare, prepare to fail” saying so much! If I don’t make a weekly meal plan we end up ordering take out or doing without at least twice in the week, so when I saw the Meal Plan Monday tag over on At home with Mrs M I thought it was a great way…

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Starting to spoon feed

Ellen / September 1, 2014

Yes I’ve read all the ”do not wean your baby before 17 weeks” stuff but A just was not getting enough from formula anymore, he no longer napped during the day and would still be hungry after his full 8oz bottle (resulting in m giving him 11oz a few times!). He’s on the formula for colic and constipation as he…

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