Whats in our Sensory Toy Box

Elian is now at that age where he is paying attention to objects around him and starting to play and touch things to help him learn about the world. This is the time when sensory toys and sensory play is so important for babies growth and development. We have been to a few sensory play classes both locally and when we were staying at Bluestone and he loves it, all…

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New Arrival: Baby Proofing Your Home

We now have a crawling, climbing and standing little dude, which means we need eyes in the back of our head and are always on high alert as to where he is and what he is up to. He literally never stops moving at the moment, unless he is eating or asleep. We don’t intend to do a lot of  baby proofing around our home but we have started to…

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Blogger Tips for Flying Long Haul with …

So we are going away in just a few weeks now! We are super excited as we are taking the little guy out to California to meet his Great Grandpa who lives out there. I have never been to that side of the states before and Jon has only been the once when he was in his teens so this is going to be a super fun holiday for all of…

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Baby Led Weaning Breakfast Ideas – Banana, Honey …

Sometimes I get stuck for baby led weaning breakfast ideas for the little guy as I feel I end up repeating the same stuff over and over again, mainly peanut butter on toast and fruit, which although he loves I think might be getting a bit boring. So I have started looking for other fun baby led weaning breakfast recipes that I think he will like to serve alongside his…

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Our Little Dude is 8 Months Old!!

Eek! Where the heck have the last 8 months gone!? I had planned to do an Elian update every 2 months but I totally missed the 6 month one as it was just before Christmas and we were so busy that it never got written, so there are some major changes between Elian now and the last updated I did about him at 4 months old. Elian was weighed a…

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