Nearly Festival Season

Nearly Festival Season

I have turned the calendar over to May, this can which can only mean one thing in this household. Along with such important matters like a certain boys birthday it also means it is countdown to the start of festival season! This year we will be heading off to France for two weeks in the caravan so it is going to be a quite season, we may only fit two festivals in and to be honest although possible with a…

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A different stroke.

A different stroke.

Today we got the paint brushes out but not traditional style brushes. Little hands can struggle to hold traditional style brushes so we made something a little easier for a one year old to hold. We used cotton wool, pegs and paint (use edible paint if you prefer) and have a lot of baby wipes close by if your painting indoors. I started by showing Tilly how to hold and dab the paint on the paper. I was expecting her to put…

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A little taste of the Lanes

A little taste of the Lanes

Follow my blog with Bloglovin As the title suggests this is a taster of the Lane family. The four of us. Daddy Lane, Mummy Lane, Bob Lane and Tilly Lane. We do of course have other lives outside the realm of being a mummy and daddy and in time I will go into more detail but as this is a taste we will keep it simple and short. Late to the wonderful world of parenthood it is a cliche but…

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Managing the first few months of parenthood.

Managing the first few months of parenthood.

The above photograph came up on my time hop this morning along with the words ‘it’s 10pm and I am ready to party’. I would love to say it made me think nice thoughts of baby cuddles and kisses but it actually turned my stomach! Dylan was a good sleeper and from 3 months would sleep right through and most of the day if I let him but Tilly took slightly longer and I managed on a few hours sleep…

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Sling babies

Sling babies

“You will make a clingy baby” “Doesn’t that hurt your back?!” “What if you fall over?” “Can’t you afford a pram?” All of these questions and more have been asked whilst I have carried Tilly. I didn’t carry Dylan for long, after a hideous labour and the fact he was nearly 11lb it never really happened also I was unaware of the correct way to carry him. I had a forward facing carrier which he dangled in which not surprisingly…

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