• Tips for coping with defiant toddler behaviour

    Although defiant toddler behaviour is totally normal, coping with it can feel extremely stressful! If your toddler is refusing to listen to a word you say, deliberately not doing as they are told, throwing huge tantrums in public or not staying in bed at night, chances are you’re tearing your hair out.  In this article

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  • Easy toddler salt dough Christmas craft

    Salt dough is a fantastic way to make fun Christmas crafts with your toddler or pre-schooler.  The recipe for salt dough is non-toxic, takes only minutes to mix up and your toddler can easily help you out with the mixing and measuring part. It’s a great lesson in maths for them! Once you’ve made your

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  • 18 things to do before your baby turns 1

    Are you on the countdown to your baby’s first birthday and wondering what you should be doing before your baby turns one? That first year flies by, not just because this is such a huge adjustment for you but also because babies change so much before they turn one! They grow, they start to talk,

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  • 21 toddler dinner ideas

    Coming up with fresh ideas for what to feed your toddler for dinner every single day can get exhausting.  Luckily we have a good list of meals that the girls really enjoy eating and as they’ve been eating my food since they started weaning, they eat pretty much everything they are served without any fuss. 

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  • 8 tips for staying in Padstow with toddlers

    Are you planning a family holiday in the pretty Cornish town of Padstow and wondering what to do with your toddler while you’re there? Padstow is one of our absolute favourite parts of Cornwall, and the world for that matter! It’s such a beautiful town and has such a welcoming atmosphere.  This area of Cornwall

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  • How to cope with pregnancy and a toddler

    Being pregnant is exhausting but add a toddler to that and you will be wishing for bedtime before 9am.  Coping with a toddler when you’re expecting your second baby is tough, but there are lots of things you can do to help you take care of yourself while taking care of your toddler.  I had

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  • Our last summer

    This week we found out about my daughter’s primary school place.  In the run-up to the decision I had been a bit sick with worry about where she would end up.  Now we know we have our second choice school. I’m pleased with this, although it’s not as close as our preferred option which was

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  • 11 tips for postpartum recovery with a toddler

    Postpartum recovery is never easy but it’s particularly tough when you have a toddler to care for as well as your newborn baby.  If you’re worried about how you’re going to cope with a baby and a toddler in the immediate days and weeks after giving birth, then the key thing to remember is don’t

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