Back To School With Deichmann Shoes

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Buying new school shoes is part and parcel of getting ready for the new school term isn't it?  My daughters both love getting a...

Surprising My Son at Uni With a Home Cooked Meal From...

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Do you remember a while back that we were getting ready to send teen back to university for his second year?  Well, I’m not...

Our Morning Story – #MorningStories Linky Challenge

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Mornings in our house aren't the happiest time, unless it's the weekend.  I'm very, very pregnant (DD 20th May) so my usual morning tactics...

Gift Ideas For A 4th Birthday

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We have a very special celebration coming up this week.  My little Princess is going to be 4 years old.  Where on earth does...

Helping Daddy Dress The Kids With Free Printable Labels

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How do Dad's get dressing kids so wrong?  Or in our case, how does Daddy get dressing his girls so wrong?  Why does filling...

Talking To Your Child: The Powerhouse Of Parenting

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If you have been following my blog and social media posts recently, you will know that we have had some trouble settling our 4...

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. ...

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...

Breastfeeding: Getting Off To A Good Start

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I'm practically touching the finishing line at 38 weeks pregnant and this is the best I've felt in over 7 months. I just need to...

Happy 4th Birthday – A Letter To My Daughter

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Dear Daughter Happy 4th Birthday!  I cannot believe that you are actually 4 years old already.  Where has the time gone?  This year is a big year...

One Month Old Baby Update

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So today Tinkerbell is one whole month old and hasn't it flown by!  I find time really speeds up with children around, I'm so...

Breastfeeding And The Link To Intelligence

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It's been all over the headlines this week that recent research has suggested that one of the benefits of breastfeeding is increased  IQ later...

Spring Scavenger Hunt – FREE PRINTABLE

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Spring is most definitely in the air so it's a prefect time for a spring scavenger hunt activity. Going for a walk has been...

What to Pack in Your Maternity Bag

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  With about 6 weeks left to go it's definitely time to start thinking about what's going in my hospital bag. My labour bag is...

Breastfeeding: Midwives Tales and Other Bad Advice

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Can I firstly say I have had some great midwives, health visitors and maternity support workers across my 3 pregnancies and breastfeeding my babies....

Enjoying Play Group Together

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Recently I've been thinking about how to keep the girls busy through the autumn.  There is a little part of me that is sad...

The One Rule Every Parent Needs To Help Manage Screen Time

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Do you worry about the amount of screen time your kids have?  It's something that definitely niggles at me sometimes, as my children are...

Why Is Breastfeeding So Good For Mums

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You may already be aware I've been fortunate enough to breastfeed both my children, with varying degrees of success.  If you'd like to find...

Breastfeeding -Why Am I So Hungry!

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Little Pudding is 5 1/2  months old now, and I've managed to feed those chunky little thighs of hers myself all this time, go...

Fun Games for Kids

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Collaborative Post   Hands up if you have been playing more games recently?  I know we have in our family.  There are lots of fun games...

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...

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...

Why Do Mums Experience Breastfeeding Pain?

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I haven't written about the Breastfeeding pain I've been experiencing on my blog, and I thought it was important to update you about the...

Ways your Budget Changes When Starting a Family

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Collaborative Post Starting a family is a really exciting time but as most parents know...

My Promise to You

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  When you're born, I will hold you When you cry, I will comfort you When you're hungry, I will nurse you When you're tired, I will lay...

Keeping Children Busy In Autumn!

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We've been trying some new things this weekend and our first stop was a Sensory Play Centre called 'Look Inside'.  Unfortunately I didn't feel...

Keeping The Kids Busy This Summer With Sun-Pat Fuelling Families

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The summer holidays are now in full swing and keeping the kids busy is probably the easiest way to keep everyone in the family...

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding

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New Mums and Mums to be often search the internet gathering information and deliberating about the pros and cons of breastfeeding.  There's lots of...

More Winter Swimming With Huggies Little Swimmers!

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At the weekend, we took the girls for another swimming session.  Princess gets really excited at the thought of going swimming now and we...

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...