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When I was a perfect parent…

Go back a few years ago…way back before Stanley was here, before dirty nappies and night feeds. Before sleepless nights and a whole new level of stress that comes with having a baby. Back when I was a ‘perfect parent’ Here’s just a few things I said in my pre-baby ignorance of the reality of my mum life now! 1. …

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Parenting, recipes

Tomato and garlic pulled chicken…

Another great recipe that Stanley loved! And even better, it’s another simple one!! You’ll need: 50g diced onions 50g sweetcorn 1 tin chopped tomatoes 2 tsp mixed herbs 1 small chicken breast How to make it: Steam the chicken until thoroughly cooked throughout. In a saucepan, fry off the onions in a little oil. Add the tomatoes, sweetcorn and mixed …

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How to make baby friendly chicken curry…

I like to feed Stanley pretty much the same foods I eat (even if it’s not on the same day as I often batch make his portions and freeze a load so I can just defrost him a different meal as he eats earlier than I do). Curry is a pretty simple meal and I can add extra chilli flakes …

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essentials, Parenting

What’s in my changing bag?

When Stanley was a newborn (which feels like a lifetime ago by the way, but let’s not talk about it too much because I might weep!) bottles and formula and a bulky (but very handy) bottle warmer used to take over. Along with a million muslins and changes of clothes for all the nasty newborn messes that constantly seem to …

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