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Tips & Tricks for Traveling with an Infant

Disclaimer: this blog post may contain affiliate links. Any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost to you). You can read the full disclosure policy here.) Ah, traveling with a baby! Enough to put the fear of god in any parent. It’s a pretty nerve wracking thing, voluntarily taking your tiny human aboard a metal tube for a significant length of time, where they’ll be in unfamiliar ...
Family, Motherhood

My Tips for Successful Sleep Training

Disclaimer: this blog post may contain affiliate links. Any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost to you). You can read the full disclosure policy here.) When Lily was around 9 months old my husband and I started talking about the possibility of ‘sleep training’. I was never a huge fan of the idea, but I couldn’t ignore the fact that despite the fact that Lily started sleeping through ...
Family, Motherhood

Lily’s Christening Day

As I mentioned on my Instagram a while ago, we had Lily baptised right before Christmas on the 22ndDecember!  Living abroad, Christmas seemed like the perfect time to gather both our families for such a special occasion. We had the most wonderful, fun filled day surrounded by our nearest and dearest.  I feel so unbelievably blessed to be this girls Mama and she is one lucky lady to be surrounded by so many people that love and ...
Family, Motherhood

10 Things to Have on your Baby’s Changing Table

A well-stocked, nicely organised changing station for your baby is essential. The last thing you need is for your baby to be lying there with their bum in the air, only to realise you’ve gone and forgotten something!  Our changing table is set up in our bedroom on top of an existing chest of drawers, so keeping things to a minimum while ensuring everything is within reach is critical! Disclaimer: this blog post may contain affiliate links. ...
Family, Motherhood

Tips & Tricks to Help your Baby Sleep Through the Night

My baby has been sleeping through the night since she was 7 weeks old. I know! Trust me, I can’t believe it either. It was my number one fear when I was pregnant that I may never sleep again once the baby was born (seriously!). While I’m convinced that she’s just naturally a ‘good sleeper’ (like her Mama), I do think there are some things that we do (and use) that help tremendously. I’m no sleep training expert, but below are the things that ...