Are You Gonna Have Another One?

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  I did feel ever so sorry for Prince William and Kate this this week as they attended their first Royal Engagement of the year....

‘I Will Only Wear A Dress That Twirls Mummy!’ #mummyproblems #mummyblogger

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My 2 year old daughter seemed to become very picky about what clothes she wanted to wear a few months ago.  We couldn't quite...

How To Help Your Children Be Happy

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As a parent the thing I want most for all of my children is to be happy.  I don't mind how they get there...

Things to Consider Before Moving with your Kids to Another Country

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Moving to a new country with your family can be thrilling and fun, but also hectic and nerve wracking. So even though you loved...

The One Where We Met The Skinny Jean Gardener

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Princess and I have had a busy weekend.  We headed off to Birmingham for an early start at the Sea Life Centre before swinging...

How Well Do Children Really Thrive and Develop in Foster Care?

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Foster care works. When a child lives in a loving, nurturing home where they are loved, cared for and protected, they thrive. But there is...

Stress and Pregnancy- Don’t get them Muddled Up

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You might know what it's like when those hormones start rushing in, you could cry at the most insignificant things and sickness becomes an...

CLOSED Introducing Baby Power From BabyBjörn + #Win a Bouncer Bliss...

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Seeing expectant parents or a newborn baby are both things that fill me with absolute joy.  Having a baby is such a special time...

Induction of Labour – Our Birth Story

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Last week saw me turn 41 weeks pregnant.  It was like one of those milestone birthday's you'd really rather ignore even though you know it's...

Breast vs Bottle: Who’s Debate Is It?

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This article from the Guardian US by Jessica Valenti appeared in my Facebook feed  about the age old breast vs bottle debate, and for me...

What To Expect When Your Child Has Ear Grommets Fitted

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Last week our youngest daughter, Brook, went to hospital for an operation to have ear grommets fitted.  If you have been following our story you'll...

On Holiday With HUGGIES® Little Swimmers®

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We have had such a great time as Get Set, Splash bloggers for HUGGIES® Little Swimmers®.  Water fun is something kids and parents can...

How to Prevent Foot & Heel Pain During Pregnancy

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When I was expecting, I suffered a lot with foot and heel pain during pregnancy as well as swelling in my feet and legs....

7 Tips For Going Back to Work After Maternity Leave

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Going back to work after a period of maternity leave can be a very anxious and stressful time, but there are things you can...

17 Things To Do in Autumn With Kids

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September is here and the autumn button has been pressed but how do you keep having fun as a family in the colder months?...

Chickenpox Can Kiss My Butt!

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We've had a rough time of it these last few weeks with the children and getting sick.  To say I'm sleep deprived is an...

Happy 21st Birthday: A Letter To My Son

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Dear son, How on earth are you turning 21 years old this week.  I have no idea where the years have gone, yet here we...

Suffering With Pelvic Girdle Pain While Pregnant

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I first experienced pelvic girdle pain in the 3rd trimester of my second pregnancy.  If you've experienced it I know you'll get how painful...

Keeping Teen Busy This Summer

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Doesn't it get harder to keep them busy the older they get?  It's not that they need entertaining as such, but engaging them in meaningful...

How To Get Children To Do Their Homework On Time

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I think most parents have struggled with how to get their children to do their homework on time at some point or another. ...

A Letter To My Daughter At 3 Years Old

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Happy Birthday my beautiful little lady.  You had a very special 3rd birthday as we were on holiday at Yelloh! Village Les Grands Pins....

Have You Thought About Baby Signing?

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I started a 'Sing and Sign' class with my Daughter when she was about 6 months old.  I hadn't really heard a lot about...

How My Kids Ruined My Hair

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I remember a time when I used to have thick long dark hair.  Somedays it would verge on frizzy, but when it was under...

Things I’ve Learnt About Potty Training After 3 Kids

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For me potty training has to be one of the worst parts of parenting.  I really wasn't looking forward to potty training my youngest...

5 Awesome Parenting Quotes

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I've stumbled across many parenting quotes over the years about having children, some I've completed disregarded, some have resonated with me, and some just make...

Breastfeeding Advice For Mums (From a Breastfeeding Mother)

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Breastfeeding my newborn baby seems to be going really well at the moment, touch wood.  She's growing so fast that she will not look...

Birth Plan – Preparing For Labour

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In about 10 weeks I'm going to get another one of these!  I'm so excited, despite being very uncomfortable at the same time.    It's probably...

Back To School Checklist With Helpful Tips

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Back to school is a really exciting time of year.  The kids are recharged from their summer break, and some of them are even...

Why Binge Watching 13 Reasons Why Makes Me Want To Be...

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Have you seen the new series on Netflix yet?  If you haven't watched '13 Reasons Why' already, I would strongly recommend adding it to...

I Don’t Drink Mum

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My Teen is 16 years old.  He'll be 17 in December.  I've been waiting, and waiting, and waiting some more for him to start experimenting...