Cinnamon Cupcakes

Dairy, Soya, Gluten, Refined-sugar free This is our go-to cupcake recipe as it’s really simple to add in almost any flavour you like. Today, I asked Clara what flavour she’d like and she said “just cinnamon please”. These are completely dairy, soya, gluten, refined-sugar free cupcakes meaning they’re not only delicious but they’re gentle onContinue reading “Cinnamon Cupcakes”

HUGE milestones today and why I needed to read our story before I wrote it

Today, Clara turned 18 months old. Can we just take a minute to celebrate that? She’s a year and a half on this earth and she is beyond THRIVING. I started this blog the night before. The night before the operation that would tell us if Clara was “viable” – except I didn’t know thatContinue reading “HUGE milestones today and why I needed to read our story before I wrote it”


Having a short gut baby means regular loose bowel movements are normal, sometimes restricting, often requiring extra considerations and planning. But for us gastroenteritis is a whole new level. Through diet and loperamide we’d managed to get Clara’s stools somewhat under control. There was still something I felt was a challenge though, we weren’t whereContinue reading “Gastroenteritis…again.”

Clara’s development at 15 months old

I know I say this every time but I still can’t believe I have a 15 month old daughter. It feels so old! And boy, oh boy, is Clara growing up. The 15 month mark seems to have brought on a massive development spurt for Clara. She had a number of unsettled days and nightsContinue reading “Clara’s development at 15 months old”