Toddler, Baby and Me: The Fifteen Month Update

Toddler, Baby and Me: The Fifteen Month Update

Don’t panic, but this might be the last monthly update on The Uphill in its current form. I’m considering merging my two …
Toddler, Baby and Me: The Fourteen Month Update

Toddler, Baby and Me: The Fourteen Month Update

I think, for the first time, my self-imposed monthly update deadline may have beaten me. I do not have a single ounce of energy …
PE Flashbacks and The Ultimate Indoor Energy-Burner

PE Flashbacks and The Ultimate Indoor Energy-Burner

These sports markers give me such horrendous PE flashbacks; the gym teacher (Miss Lawton) barking instructions at us as we stood shivering in the …
Toddler, Baby and Me: The Thirteen Month Update

Toddler, Baby and Me: The Thirteen Month Update

I must stop writing these updates at the last minute – although, why change what is now such an established habit? I think that the …
Quality Time on the Changing Mat | AD

Quality Time on the Changing Mat | AD

This is my third and final post with Huggies Pure Wipes and I wanted to talk about how nappy-changing time can be one of …
Winter Warmers: The Higher-Tog Sleepsuits

Winter Warmers: The Higher-Tog Sleepsuits

Just a quick post: some higher-tog sleepsuits for those with f-f-f-f-freezing houses. (To be fair, it’s not that bad now that we’ve …
Toddler, Baby and Me: The One Year Update

Toddler, Baby and Me: The One Year Update

This is where I’m supposed to write “how time flies!” “I can’t believe Ted is a year old already!” or “it seems …
Parenting Highs and Lows: January 2018

Parenting Highs and Lows: January 2018

A new feature for you, to supplement the written monthly updates that you read here on the blog; Parenting Highs and Lows will be …
The Best Ever Kids’ Ice Lollies!

The Best Ever Kids’ Ice Lollies!

I know that it feels very unseasonal to be talking about ice lollies, but they’re the most-requested treat in our household (both me …
The Parka Family

The Parka Family

Ted is now the proud owner of a miniature parka – the last member of the family to get one. I virtually live in my …
My Most-Used Natural Baby Products | AD

My Most-Used Natural Baby Products | AD

In my second post with Huggies Pure Wipes (the first one, The Art of Nappy Changing, is here) I want to run through some …
Inside Ted’s Nursery: It’s All Change

Inside Ted’s Nursery: It’s All Change

What with all of this sleep talk (Ted is sleeping through, just about – read the latest update here) I thought I’d touch upon …
How I’m Getting My Baby To Sleep Through The Night…

How I’m Getting My Baby To Sleep Through The Night…

OK so I’m going to – tentatively – put it out there that my baby sleep-inducing methods might actually be working. We’ve had five …
A Letter to my “First Time Mum” Self | AD

A Letter to my “First Time Mum” Self | AD

When Vicks BabyRub got in touch with me to see whether or not I would like to write this post, my first thought wasn’…