Flying with a Toddler

Heidi Skudder Parenting, Toddler Behaviour, Toddler Eating

This week I put a post out on Instagram asking all parents who have flown with toddlers for their tips, as Rupert, the hubby and I are soon to be taking our first long haul flight together as a family (other than when we flew long haul at 4 months and he slept the entire 10 hours but little bubba’s …

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Preparing for your Second Baby

Heidi Skudder Baby Sleep, Parenting

As I move through my second pregnancy, I have been turning my attention to the full range of emotions that come from being about to bring a second baby into our family: excitement and trepidation seem to be the two main conflicting emotions that a lot of parents go through and both are absolutely natural at this time. If you, …

Long car journeys with babies and toddlers: tips and tricks for festive travel!

Heidi Skudder Baby Sleep, Parenting

Lots of us will be facing long car journeys with babies and toddlers this Christmas and there might be that nagging feeling at the back of your mind that it’s not going to be easy. Once you’ve ticked off the Christmas shopping list, wrapped the presents, packed your bag, packed your little ones’ bags (and then probably re-packed them twice …

Halloween Baby & Toddler Recipe!

Heidi Skudder Parenting, Toddler Eating

Lovely Fran from Wyld Cookery has put together this recipe for your little ones this Halloween! Wishing you all a Happy and Safe Halloween – even if it is just an excuse to dress your little ones in cute pumpkin outfits!   Pumpkin, Cheddar and Herb Muffins Makes approx 12 mini muffins 100g self raising flour 60g wholemeal flour (if …

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Patiently Pumping – Our Pumping Journey!

Heidi Skudder Breastfeeding, Parenting

I was very keen on pumping alongside breastfeeding from the very word go as I wanted my husband to be involved with bedtimes, therefore pumping enough during the day time to give him a bottle in the evenings. When Rupert was born, I soon realised that pumping would be a much bigger part of my day for a long while …

Why Formula and Nipple Shields saved Breastfeeding for us!

Heidi Skudder Breastfeeding, Parenting

A whole month has passed since our little man arrived, and it now feels like we are getting into our own rhythm, so time to sit and think about our journey from birth until now, with one of the biggest things of course being feeding! The big and sometimes controversial subject of how best to feed your baby is of …

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Creating a Good Milk Supply for your Newborn….

Heidi Skudder Breastfeeding

In my role as a Parent and Baby Coach, I often work with Mum’s who are really struggling to get a grips with breastfeeding. In this blog I point out some of the common problems with milk supply and how to make sure that your baby gets a good start with breastfeeding…. Your baby is born with a need to …