Wannabe Green Parent

Humorous attempts to parent gently and eco-ly


January 2017

Sensory Basket: updated   

The sensory basket is the perfect activity to distract my increasingly fraustrated Little Man, he recently decided that he wants to be the Usain Bolt of his generation (the issue is that he can only go backwards to his great... Continue Reading →


The chair of ‘torture’ AKA:  The Car Seat.

If I could have a penny the amount of times I have been told of the miracle of the carseat. Babies across the world scream themselves blue until they're are placed within a car. The engine purs and gently vibrates... Continue Reading →

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Egg Muffins- Baby Led Weaning recipe

I love simple, adaptable and quick recipes. This fits the bill to a tee. AND we know how much a dislike soggy cereal for breakfast. Ingredients: Eggs ( I used six medium eggs for my deep tray above) Milk-just a splash otherwise... Continue Reading →

Running on Empty: Top Tips to make Attachment parenting easier

As you all know the last few weeks have been rather intense. Sleep has been slightly limited due to varying reasons ( horrid colds, brutal bronchitis and those bloody teeth).. At times like this I question why we decided to... Continue Reading →

“Will we ever sleep again?”

It was 3  in the morning. We've had a hell of a three weeks.Little Man had gone from an epic cold to a serious case of Bronchitus which we ended up in hospital for. My husband,red eyed, hopelessly rocked our... Continue Reading →

Healthy Breakfast Muffins- Baby Led Weaning recipe

My disliking of cereal keeps me motivated to find healthy wholesome alternatives: Que these Yummy healthy breakfast muffins. It is even Sugar free (minus the fruit ). I found this recipe on pinterest. Here is the orginal  It is quick easy and wheat free.... Continue Reading →

6 Reasons why we are doing Baby Led Weaning.

No extra washing up.Quite frankly we are lazy- the thought of boiling, then blending and THEN cleaning the blender (hundreds of parts) puts me right off No extra cooking-(see above)Little Man can eat what we eat,when we eat.please note: no added... Continue Reading →

Cotton Wool All of the Time: Except sometimes

We quickly decided that we would never use commerial wipes. They often sting my own skin. There must be something causing that sensation? With some research our minds were made up. No baby wipes.( if your interested in knowing what... Continue Reading →

There is No Place Like Home: why we choose to homebirth!

Homebirth you ask? Are you mad you say? Won't you turn into some crazed animal shouting give me the drugs? Isn't super dangerous to be away from hospital? Aren't you scared? We may be a little mad, but that has nothing to... Continue Reading →

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