OXO Tot Training Cup

My first impressions of OXO Tot’s Training Cup were how little packaging there is and the overall size of cup.
Whenever I want to try something new I allow my daughter to explore it first. She knew instantly that it was a “big cup” what she meant was a big girl cup. She then noticed the flow ounce measurements on the side.
I started introducing her training cup when she is sitting in her booster seat – she’s always been an independent eater so this was a great way to start.

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She is growing up

I recently decided to a stop my daughter’s daytime nap. I’ve had other mums tell me that she’s too young and that their own children didn’t stop having naps until they were going on three.
My daughter is 2 years old.
My reasons to stop were she only naps in her buggy, she recently learnt that if she is laid flat that she can wiggle out of the straps -even on the tightest setting! And then she’s free.

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Dummy…is it time to go?

When my daughter was born we were anti-dummy. Even when she was in her Special Care Baby Unit we signed a form saying that we didn’t want her to have one.


Until one day, my mother-in-law came to visit and my 8 week old daughter, at the time, just wouldn’t settle. My mother-in-law said to try it, she may not like it.


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Time to change from Cotbed to Toddler Bed

I’d been thinking about changing my daughter’s room around for a while. I made a list of what needed doing and one Monday last month I decided to do it. She hadn’t learnt to climb out of her cotbed but I’d rather we prevent an accident first.
Time to change from a cotbed to a toddler bed.
She was 22 months when I did this, the reason I waited as I wanted to be sure that she could climb on and off our sofas in the living room safely.

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