I can’t believe that I am about to write this… But Clara is one! My little girl is actually 1 year old. What just happened? More than ever, I am thinking about my mother’s words to me, when Clara was born: “Hold on to the tiny moments and cherish the little snuggles… They grow up so fast!” She was right!
“Children are made readers in the laps of their parents” (Emilie Buchwald)
I don’t know about you, but if there is one thing I remember as a child, it was when my mother read bedtime stories for me! Even though I might prefer Tom Hardy reading stories for me now, (sorry, mum!), I hope, that Clara will enjoy me reading to her – as much as I appreciated my mother reading for me!
Is your little one ready for solid foods? This is one of the big questions, many new parents ask themselves, when baby is around 5-6 months old!
Clara loves being in the water – and I love giving her a bath! Bath time is the perfect bonding time for us, but it can also be a little stressful, as we mums want to ensure that our little one is safe, that the water temperature is right, that we are using the right products – and last but not least keep our baby warm afterwards!
There is no doubt, that mum life can be stressful! I think, that I speak for many new mums, when I say, that “worrying is a big part of my day!” I worry over, why Clara sometimes won’t sleep, why she wakes up crying in the middle of the night, if I feed her correctly, and when to call the doctor, if she has a fever!(Yes, my doctor knows very well, who I am these days!)
This weekend our little family went to The Baby Show in Olympia London… And what a show it was! With over 770,000 children born in the UK every year, the baby market is booming – so if you are an expectant parent or a new parent (like me), this simply is a must-attend event!