First Impressions Of Chicco Next 2 Me Crib

for baby’s sleep time… In my post “My Most Used Baby Bits” I featured the Chicco Next 2 Me Crib and subsequently received lots of emails from you guys asking me what it’s like. So here’s why it’s the one thing I’ve recommended to anyone having a baby! Welcome to the world… When I fell pregnant I spent a long…
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Nurseries: Space Saving Solutions

Small nurseries require big ideas! We all know that babies need a lot of ‘stuff’ so it’s crucial to organise a nursery the best way possible to maximise the space you do have. When it came to figuring out the best way to set up Mia’s room, I did some research and came up with a list of pointers that…
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Bathtime According to Babies

Scrub-a-dub-dub Baby Mia tells us her story… Boy do I love bathtime?! “A chance for me to show off my smiles to Daddy. Oh and pose for the photos Mummy sends to people and splash around in 37 degree water. It’s so nice that they’re both in the bathroom with me. But sometimes I prefer just one of them because…
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Well This Is Unexpected…

It’s no secret that the introduction to motherhood is different for everyone. For me it’s nothing like I expected. And now almost two months on, I’m still experiencing new things that surprise me everyday. Mother’s Instinct Call it common sense or just understanding your baby but parent intuition IS a thing. But it may not happen straight away. For me…
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What A Difference 6 Weeks Makes…

  Reality’s kicked in, you’re out of that first week haze and you’re trying (trying being the operative word here) to get some kind of structure back in your life. After all the fluffy pillows, clouds and love hearts of the first two weeks now’s the time where the sleep deprivation side effects have well and truly kicked in. Who…
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Two weeks later…

“Having a curry? Ooo, watch the baby doesn’t fall out! Hahahahaha!!” Hmm. If only it were that easy. That definitely wasn’t the case when on the thirty fifth hour and two hours of pushing, feeling completely defeated and in the mother of all excruciating pain (and still no sign of baby) I tried taking the IV drips out from my hand…
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Eco-friendly Kindness With Kit & Kin

As a blogger with a skincare obsession, I know what works for my adult, aged skin. While I know that some acids and chemicals are great for my skin, I understand that some (even more gentle) chemicals are bad for me. So when it comes to babies, of course I know they need special skincare for their gentle new skin…
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Modern Baby Buys: The Nursery Edit

The Modern Nursery You may remember a couple of months ago (when I first launched LittleInTheCity.com) an Instagram pic that I uploaded of a Panda. Still to this day it’s one that I’m totally obsessed with. It was from The Modern Nursery. For those who don’t know, it’s a website set up by Laura Williams aimed at parents who want modern…
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Preparing For Maternity Leave

& What I Intend To Do With just 10 weeks until baby’s due date, I’m starting to think more and more about how our lives are going to change when baby arrives. It dawned on me as I sipped my juice and chatted to my husband over pancakes at The Ivy Café. I looked around and realised there were no…
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An Innovative Way Of Keeping Your Baby Calm

Throughout my pregnancy I’ve been surprised at the sheer volume of baby things available. In the early days Dan and I visited the baby section of John Lewis. Feeling so completely overwhelmed, I burst out crying. It was a combination of confusion and anxiety over everything we needed to get. What the hell is this massive pump machine that’s over…
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A Unique Delivery For Mums To Be & Baby Showers

Have you ever bought a gift that’s taken all of your might not to open before the recipient has even seen you? Well, even if you’re not all gluttonous pigs like me I challenge you to not have a sneak peak inside the tin at least. Oh Biscuiteers, I love you. Biscuiteers are my favourite brand for gift giving. Are you attending…
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