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...

Getting Their Own Way! – Some Lessons in Negotiation

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It's dawned on me that toddlers know far more about negotiation than I do.  What is it with the Little People?  I don't know...

Little Pudding’s 7 Month Old Baby Update

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My baby is 7 month's old.  It is flying by and she is growing and changing so fast.  She's so happy and laid back...

6 Tips For Preparing Dad’s For Breastfeeding

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Dad's are so important to successful breastfeeding and they can make or break a breastfeeding relationship.  If you and your partner decide you want...

Having a Second Baby as an Older Mum

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If you've read How I Prepared For Labour & Having My First Baby, you'll probably already know  I left a bit of a gap...

My Son, his Dad and his Mental Health

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I asked my partner to leave when my Son was 18 months old.  It was a scary time for everyone.  I was quite young,...

How to Embrace the Summer Sun 
and Educate Your Pupils

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With the British weather being a little on the unpredictable side, the second that sun peeps out from behind the clouds and begins to...

Sudocrem Care and Protect Product Review

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Recently Princess has been complaining that she is 'a bit sore' at changing times.  She's been a bit under the weather as well as...

Our Progress With My Daughters’ Glue Ear & Having Grommets 

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I thought I’d give you a little update on how we are getting on with treating my daughters' glue ear.  The issue with her...

A Princess’s Birthday: A Bear’s Story

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  I was so excited about the weekend as I'd heard I was going to Princess's house. It was her birthday, and she was going to...

The Special Things You Do For Your Baby

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Everything about this year is reminding how quickly my babies are growing up.  My 2 year old is developing so fast, talking more and...

3 Things You Need To Know If You Have a Distant...

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When my son was born I felt totally redundant, he was a distant child from the very beginning.  He fed well, he slept well...

What I’ve Learnt About Kids Savings After 3 Children

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When my eldest was born I didn't really think about kids savings at all.  I was quite young myself, and having just had a...

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...

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...

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...

Happy 5th Birthday: A Letter To My Daughter

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How did we get here, it only seems like 5 minutes ago that we were celebrating you turning 4.  Happy 5th Birthday to my...

Getting Families Active With Soreen

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Over the summer, Princess and I were invited to a very special sports event hosted by Soreen.  We are huge fans of Soreen Malt...

Are Single Parents Getting A Good Night’s Sleep?

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A recent study in the US by the National Centre for Health Statistics looked into the sleep patterns of single parents in comparison to...

Co-sleeping: What’s the Problem?

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  I always find myself apologising if the issue of Princess's sleeping arrangements arises with anyone, friends, other parents and even family.  You can never...

Stopping Breastfeeding Because of the Pain

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Stopping breastfeeding because of the pain should have been an easy choice, but it was still hard and very emotive for me as a...

Rediscovering Family Fun at Rushcliffe Country Park

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Rushcliffe Country Park is definitely our favourite place to take the kids near to our home, but it dawned on us today that we...

Teaching Teens About Tyre Safety

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Teen has been learning to drive since January, and we are just getting to the point where he's thinking about his theory test and...

Swimming With Huggies Little Swimmers

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I have a confession to make, well I probably have several but for the purposes of this post the one I'm going to reveal...

5 Activities To Do With A Baby

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Babies aren't always the most exciting of things, and some days, dare I say it, they can be down right boring.  It's important to...

5 Ways To Save Money When Having A Baby

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Having a baby can be very overwhelming and there are lots of stories in the press about how much having a baby will cost...

Join Super Wings For Their Super Summer Missions

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Super Wings is a fun, action packed TV show for young children and we are delighted to announce that we are going to be...

Bonding With Baby At Bathtime

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Recently, the lovely people at Infacare sent us their baby bath and new night time baby bath to try out with Little Pudding.  We've...

A Letter To My Two Year Old

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Well my Little Pudding,  I cannot believe that you have become a two year old today.  Where has the time gone?  It doesn't seem...

10 Great Tips For Couples Expecting A Newborn

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As soon as you get a positive line on your pregnancy test, you'll no doubt be full of a mixture of excitement and nerves....