Sponsored | myHummy Sleeping Aid Review

After the four month sleep regression, Edie and Mabel were brilliant sleepers. We have a really lovely hour’ish long routine where they start by having a bath at 6pm, pj’s and a bottle by 6.30pm and go down to sleep awake but drowsy in their own cots by 7pm. It’s like clockwork and they did (emphasis on did) sleep 7pm till 7am for a long time… It all started to go a bit fuzzy around their first birthday when they weren’t very well and they went through some sort of 12 month nap regression. We kept our bedtime routine the…

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Mini Breaks With One Year Old Twins

If you follow my Instagram, you’ll know we haven’t had the easiest of times lately. Work and life in general have been making things not bad but just sour and so after a run of illnesses, teething and rubbish stuff, J came home from work one day and said, ‘let’s go away.’ We had a quick local search but most things were fully booked given the short notice and on a whim, I searched for Edinburgh. It was a long shot as it was the week before the Fringe started but it’s only two hours drive from where we live…

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Sponsored | Nourisil MD Silicone Scar Gel

It feels like a life time ago when I think back to been pregnant. I re-read some of my pregnancy diary posts this morning and I can’t believe how calm and relaxed I was about everything. I’m probably more anxious now than I was then! I was so well looked after during my pregnancy and had visits to the hospital every two weeks and sometimes weekly so I think that support really helped chill me out and I just felt what would be would be. My anti-birth plan also helped because I was educated by my consultant so I knew all…

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Sponsored | Bath times with Safety 1st Bath Seats

People keep saying to me that time flies by once you have babies and they can’t believe how quickly the past year has gone since I had Edie and Mabel. In some ways, I agree… in others, I feel like it’s been a lifetime! Perhaps it’s because they were preemie twins and they haven’t grown as fast as fast as some of my friends singleton babies but I feel like I’m waiting forever for the next milestone or for them to put on a bit of weight. The girls started to sit up on their own shortly after our holiday…

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Sponsored | Gummee Glove Teething Toys

Everyone told me that teething twins was going to be horrendous… I kept waiting and waiting for some signs of teeth to appear and nothing seemed to be happening. Various family would comment when they cried ‘oh they must be teething’ but months later there still wasn’t any to be seen! It wasn’t until just before they turned one in June that two eventually made their appearance! We’d actually been sent some teething toys from Gummee Glove months before this and the girls loved playing with them so thankfully by the time their teeth started to come through – they…

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