Jasmine’s OOTD #2

Today Jasmine is wearing a cute dress and vest set that was given to her by our lovely next-door-neighbours when she was born. I think it is such a gorgeous little outfit and really good quality too. She’s wearing the 0-3 month size and 10-weeks-old it really fits her well, I’ve been dying to put her in it for ages!  I love the attention to detail on the dress – particularly the elephant motif. The vest is really pretty and the purple makes a nice change from all of the pink clothes that Jasmine normally wears!  Now all we need is some summer sunshine! Hmm…. =&0=& Denim Elephant Dress (Two piece set) =&1=& Tu at Sainsburys =&2=& Not sure as it was a gift but there are similar dresses on the Tu website for around £12
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A crappy morning

A couple of weeks ago, during a routine health visitor appointment, it was noted that Jasmine’s leg creases were uneven and her legs were slightly different lengths. The HV assured me that it was probably nothing to worry about but to see a GP just in case. Initially when I booked the Doctor’s appointment I was offered a morning slot (first thing) or in the afternoon around 3pm. “Book the early one, get it out of the way!” I thought to myself. This was my first mistake.

I had completely forgotten what an utter nightmare it can be to get ready in the mornings these days. I woke up late and by the time I’d fed and changed Jasmine I really didn’t have a lot of time left to get myself ready and walk to the surgery. I was in desperate need of a shower – dry shampoo and my patented ‘wet wipe bath’ could no longer cut it. I mean, what if I got the hot doctor? (I think I can get away with saying that because he looks a lot like the OH!) Read more...

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Tinybeans App: Review + Giveaway

If you’re a new parent like me, you are most likely taking a serious amount of pictures of your little bundle on a daily basis. Jasmine is now 10 weeks old and I’m already well aware of how quickly she is growing up. I want to savour so many moments and be able to reflect back on them in years to come. Some days she looks visibly older than the last and I feel like it won’t be long before she’s kissing me on the cheek and heading off to uni or back-packing around Australia to ‘find herself’! Anyway, I can’t focus on that too much right now, it brings a lump to my throat just thinking about it… Read more...

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Implementing a bedtime routine: 7 day diary

*This post contains a lot of very dark and grainy photos taken on my phone of my baby sleeping – however, the terrible quality of the pictures doesn’t make them any less adorable!* ;)

You can read about Jasmine’s bedtime routine in more detail by clicking here

Implementing a bedtime routine: 7 day diary

Day One

I was unsure of how well Jasmine would sleep tonight 1) because it had been sweltering hot all day which completely wiped her out and she’d slept for most of the day and 2) it was still a very hot and stuffy 25oC in our bedroom. I was feeling pretty shattered myself and my eyes had been stinging since around 5pm. Read more...

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