Probably the ultimate English starter peak for any young mountaineer, Catbells is a beautiful little hill with magical views across the northern Lake District.
I was worried we’d be stuck indoors once the temperatures began to plummet, but Sonny’s as happy outside now as he was in summer, which has done wonders for my winter adventures. Here are my top tips for beating combatting the cold with your kid…
The sun came out on Sunday, which was a bit of a shock, so we stuffed the baby into his rucksack carrier and took him to his first ever nature reserve to search for some starlings.
I’ve always hated the winter. Dark nights and bad weather aren’t my idea of fun, but being stuck indoors is even worse! Fortunately for me, Sonny doesn’t seem remotely bothered by the cold, so we’re all set for a winter of adventure…
For a spring baby who spent his first six months enjoying glorious warm weather, the chilly autumn temperatures have been a shock for Sonny. So this Spotty Otter down suit is a lifesaver!
I wish I loved trees as much as my son loves trees. In fact, I wish I loved anything as much as my son loves trees.
It’s all too easy to get stuck inside now autumn has arrived and temperatures are dropping, but Sonny’s still enjoying his outdoor adventures as much as he ever has done.
If I’m taking my little boy for a stroll I prefer to use a baby carrier rather than a pram, because it means we aren’t restricted to footpaths. But beware – once your baby’s had enough, they’ll make a lot of noise telling you about it!
He’s not even four months old yet, but my little lad Sonny is already my hero. Watching him grow and begin to enjoy the world around him this summer has made me more proud than I could have ever imagined.
Taking your newborn baby for his or her first walk is one of the most exciting moments in early parenthood, but also one of the most daunting. Make sure you’re prepared.