When I first moved to Newton-le-Willows a few years ago, I was introduced to a family run restaurant which could be found on the outskirts of town. The Pink Pearl. Specialising in South Asian cuisine it soon became one of my favourite places to eat. They use the freshest of ingredients which are sourced locally as much as they can,…

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This isn’t a pity post. I’m quite comfortable where I’m at right now, but it’s glaringly obvious something in my life has changed: my friends have all gone. As a Stay At Home Mum I don’t have work colleagues to natter with, and those I worked with at previous workplaces haven’t been in touch since the token like on Baby…

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Something nobody ever prepared me for during pregnancy, was the post partum hair loss. You reach the four month milestone and when you should be feeling proud of yourself for keeping your tiny charge happy and alive, right? Well between the sleep regression, parental exhaustion and seeing more sunrises than you ever thought you would, something begins to happen. It…

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Unless you live under a rock, you’ll be aware that the British government have vowed to ban the useage of ‘wipes’ – the staple of a changing bag. They aim to eliminate disposable baby wipes in around 25 years – and it isn’t just limited to those you use on baby either. Makeup wipes, the cheap, convenient and time saving…

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Blossom the Butterfly by Playgro has been a pretty popular fixture in our home since Baby Button was a few weeks old. Now as he nears twenty weeks, she’s still a firm companion of his! Currently hooked on his play mat, Blossom is designed to give your baby lots of different textures and sounds to explore – from crinkly sounding…

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I’m going to share the recipes we are using on our weaning adventure. I batch cook these at the beginning of a week and store them in an ice cube tray so I can thaw them either over time in the fridge (Baby Button is up at 6, meaning I can pop one in the fridge when we get up…

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This week was our first week of experimenting with weaning! After posting about my Weaning Worries & Thoughts earlier this week, I pushed them aside and gave it a go. I started with a carrot purée. One medium carrot and some of Baby Button’s chosen formula (SMA Hungry Baby Milk) blended until incredibly smooth. I’m quite glad I began with…

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He’s growing so quickly! As he enters his fourth month in the world, I made the decision (with support of course) to start weaning Baby Button. This is something I want to document, and share on TillyButton.com.. So I’m starting that today with a ‘Pre-Weaning‘ post being honest with how I feel and sharing any worries I might have about…

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When I first brought my baby home, I honestly hated bathing him… And he hated experiencing baths. As anyone that followed my social media at that point knows, he was really difficult to bathe as he screamed the house down as soon as his toes touched the water. That was just in his baby bath, too! When someone got in…

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