MrsShilts’ must have baby essentials list

Every new mum-to-be does it, scouring the parenting and baby magazines looking at recommendations for ‘must haves’ for your newborn. I admit it, I’m one of them. I bought several magazines (complete with their free gifts) offering articles on their ‘Top 10 buys’ and their ‘essential…

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Review: Tesco Loves Baby

Before Little Mr came along, I did some research looking at lots of reviews for the best disposable nappies and baby wipes for my newborn. Let’s face it, they’re a necessity. There are so many brands out there on the supermarket shelves, it’s really difficult…

Mombo nursing pillow by Comfort and Harmony // …

Picture the scene; it’s early in the morning, you’ve had 3 hours sleep (if you’re lucky) and the baby stirs for a feed. You climb out of bed, pick baby up and let the feast begin. I don’t know about you but one of the…

6 weeks on..

Tomorrow marks 6 weeks post birth and C-section and I’m really chuffed to have reached this point. Not wishing time away or anything but the past 6 weeks have been such a whirlwind; there have been lots of tears, pangs of guilt over not breastfeeding…

Review: Say it with….. cake?

I don’t know about you but whenever there’s an occasion to celebrate, I love to buy gifts. I like to think I’m quite a thoughtful person, buying a gift to show I care or ‘I’m thinking about you’ but sometimes it’s hard to know what to…

The Big Nappy Change Event..

As a new Mum, I’ve quickly learnt that a happy baby is a baby with a clean fresh nappy. Olly gets through at least 8 nappies a day and so we’re quickly getting through the stash of nappies we bought whilst I was pregnant. Well, the…