I started writing my blog just after Little Man turned 2 so I haven’t really touched on Little Man the baby! I thought I would start with sharing 5 things I couldn’t have done without when I had a newborn. Here we go. Ewan the Sheep – We purchased a Ewan at the Baby Show before Little Man was born. I was skeptical I have to admit but we used it from the get go. It was perfect for getting Little Man off to sleep especially after a night feed. It even helped to get me back off to sleep…

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‘If you don’t hold Daddy’s hand you will be put in the corner Little Man’ we told our 2 and a half year old on a trip to the park. We are not strict parents, we like to take Little Man places where he has the opportunity to run free a bit. Not in a dramatic running happily through a field, picking daisies way but in my somewhat limited experience toddlers need to burn off their energy. They need to run and run and run otherwise at 9pm at night they will still be singing ‘Old MacDonald had a farm….and…

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Little Man & I were very excited to receive two new books in the post a couple of weeks ago. They are right up Little Man’s street; noisy books about emergency vehicles and dinosaurs!! They are Noisy Dinosaurs by Jonathan Litton and Emergency Rescue by Annette Rusling, they are both published by Little Tiger Press. Noisy Dinosaurs is a great interactive book. It has both touch and sound elements to it resulting in Little Man having a ball with it. Each page looks at a different dinosaur and allows the child to hear their roar! Little Man loved copying the different roars and…

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Before I had Little Man I would hear peoples birth stories and couldn’t wait to feel the instant love for my baby that so many spoke about. The overwhelming feeling of love for that little person that was yours. I couldn’t wait till I saw my little man for the first time and I would feel that too. Except I didn’t. As controversial as it sounds and as heartless as it sounds, I just didn’t get it. My little boy was shown to me over the screen hiding my open tummy after my emergency caesarean. He was then shown to…

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Last Monday we took a trip to Cbeebies Land. I didn’t really know what to expect but we had a a lovely day out. Little Man’s mind was blown; he couldn’t quite believe that all of the characters he is used to seeing in the telly box were there in front of his eyes. I thought I would share some of my favourite photos from our day out. So come along.   Little Man is still talking about going in Postman Pat’s van now, he loved it!   Mike the Knight & the Zingzilla’s made an appearance!   We went…

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