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Five ways motherhood changed me – not always for the better

This week Healthywhale is guestblogging at Motherhoodtherealdeal and Hanna shares her not so flattering facts about becoming a mother. Read her guest blog here.
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Baby carrier for dolls

I visited a friends house and my kids got all excited about her baby carrier for dolls. They couldn't stop playing with it so now I'm going to order one to each of them. I think this a perfect toy for kids that have been carried a lot, something they could relate to...
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Why you should let your kids run off

I don't like to play in playgrounds. Well, actually I do but not ALL the time, only when I want to. I don't want it to be an automatic expectation that I'm going to be playing just because we go to a playground. I don't want my kids to rely on me to be able...
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What is baby led weaning

Baby Led Weaning, often shorted into BLW, mean that you are letting your child feed itself from the very start of weaning. According to the most recent research babies reach for food at around six months, which is also the time that mothers are being encouraged to...
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Hanna’s decorating project – Tea party furniture

Christmas was a great excuse for me to buy stuff to the children that I really wanted. The main gift was this cute little furniture group that fits very well into my vision of a nicely designed home. A big plus I must say, was that the kids loved it! They got a tea...
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Hanna’s decorating project – Things around here are about to change

I am very interested in interior decoration. Too bad you can’t really see a hint of that in our home. But that is about to change! When we moved in where we live now I was pregnant with my second child so we just focused on getting everything in place before she...
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Baby carrier for dolls

Baby carrier for dolls

I visited a friends house and my kids got all excited about her baby carrier for dolls. They couldn't stop playing with it so now I'm going to order one to each of them. I think this a perfect toy for kids that have been carried a lot, something they could relate to...

Why you should let your kids run off

I don't like to play in playgrounds. Well, actually I do but not ALL the time, only when I want to. I don't want it to be an automatic expectation that I'm going to be playing just because we go to a playground. I don't want my kids to rely on me to be able...

read more

What is baby led weaning

Baby Led Weaning, often shorted into BLW, mean that you are letting your child feed itself from the very start of weaning. According to the most recent research babies reach for food at around six months, which is also the time that mothers are being encouraged to...

read more

Hanna’s decorating project – Tea party furniture

Christmas was a great excuse for me to buy stuff to the children that I really wanted. The main gift was this cute little furniture group that fits very well into my vision of a nicely designed home. A big plus I must say, was that the kids loved it! They got a tea...

read more

Attachment parenting – heaven or hell?

When I was expecting my first child a friend of mine introduced me to the thoughts of attachment parenting (AP) and then I got hooked and started to read everything about the subject. One thing that stroked me was that everybody seemed to have such a strong opinion...

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5 ways to solve storage issues with kids

Before my first daughter was born I was kind of hysteric about changing tables, baby nests and baby carriers. Getting stuff, rather than thinking about storage. So when my baby finally arrived everything was organized into perfection. But after a week or two it was...

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Co-Sleeping with a baby – How its done

Me and my boyfriend have been co-sleeping with our children since they were born. Some of my friends think we are nuts and people overall tend to have very strong opinions about it. Read more about it here. Sleep-sharing has of course its downsides, but for us the...

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How I baby wean my children into eating everything

Hanna’s best baby weaning tips Think as little as possible about how much your children eat I focus as little as I can on how much my kids eat. I serve them a variety of healthy food and then trust them to eat what they want and as much or as little as they want....

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Five myths about co-sleeping

I'm the only one who does it In fact when you ask around it often shows that a lot of people share a bed with their children. Maybe they didn’t plan to do so from the beginning but their children insisted and they were sensitive to their needs. Ethnographic studies...

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5 great inventions for parents

The first couple of years with kids can be, let say, a bit taxing at best. It's all about trying to find out how to grow kids in the best way, without losing your mind in the process. Here's a list of awesome things that'll help you get some peace of mind in rough...

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Make your own squeeze pouches

From the moment our kids started to eat food we were absolutely dependent on those squeeze pouches filled with yummy fruits that are sold in every food store. We loved them because our kids loved them and because they were so easy to handle. No spilling! We realised...

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Recipes for homemade squeeze pouches

As I wrote in a blogpost the other day, me and my boyfriend are kind of hooked on making our own squeezed pouches and I promised to share some recipes with you so here I´ll give it a try... As a base in our food mixes we use millet flakes because they are very rich in...

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