Tag: brothers

Is 19 months our magic number?

I realised the other day that Archie is now 19 months old. The same age Henry was when we decided to have another baby…apparently we chose the right moment because we fell pregnant on my first cycle. There’s about 27 months between them and now that Archie is older, the age gap is perfect. They…
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Breastfeeding Aversion At 13 Months

I’ve been exclusively breastfeeding for nearly 14 months now. Archie still won’t take a bottle so all of his liquid intake comes from me. He occasionally takes his brothers fruit shoot or drinks cows milk from a straw but if he doesn’t get any straight away, he gets frustrated and it has to be abandoned.…
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9 Books You NEED On Your Child’s Bookcase

Obviously reading (and writing) are really important in our household. English was my favourite subject at school and I love losing myself in the pages of a book. We started buying books for Henry before he was born. I was keen to buy my old favourites and there’s still some on my list I haven’t…
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Why We’re Boycotting Plastic Toys

A couple of months ago, I wrote a post about how I’m embracing minimalism. Our house isn’t huge so the things we choose to bring in have to be either something we need or something that’s going to last a long time so we don’t need to replace it. Minimalism has really opened my eyes…
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Weekend Camping & Peckover House Trip

Last week, Gareth had a whole week off work. We did some amazing things. We visited the National Space Centre in Leicester on Monday, shopping on Tuesday and Thursday and on Friday, we set off for a weekend camping trip. OK, I say camping but it was more like glamping. I don’t really understand traditional…
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