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I’m A Fisher-Price Mum!

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Fisher-Price has always been a much loved brand in my life right from when I was a child. When my blog was just 4 months old I was approached by the lovely team at Fisher-Price to review for them. This was my second ever review and I was extremely excited about it. Little did I know that I’d create a ... Read More »

When should I potty train my child?

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We were given a potty a while ago and since then it’s been mooching around our lounge in various places. I’m in no rush to potty train P2, it didn’t happen for P1 until she had just gone 3 so I’m not expecting miracles. Until this past week. P2 has frequently pointed to her nappy when she needs it changing. ... Read More »

When Should I Stop Being Naked Around My Child?

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** Warning this post is about penis’, vaginas and boobies ** As a woman, the moment you see that positive pregnancy test you are signing away any sort of dignity you ever had. Not just that all and sundry will get to see your lady bits during the 9 months of pregnancy but because as a mother you have an ... Read More »

Clarks School Shoes Review

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I was forced to get my childhood shoes from Clarks, a tradition created by my Grandad, who had done the same thing to my mother during her childhood and he also had them in his childhood too!! I went through a phase where I refused to go to Clarks for sensible shoes but the ones I did buy became damaged ... Read More »

Pregnancy Diaries – 29 Weeks #3

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This week has seen us attending two maternity appointments. The first was down at the hospital with the consultant who’s been watching over me. I’m technically classed as a high risk pregnancy again for preterm labour so they’ve wanted to keep an eye on things, however, on Monday they decided to “discharge” me from their care. On the same day ... Read More »

Six Weeks of Summer Blog Linky Week 1

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Today is the first day of our school summer holidays. To celebrate and gain a bit of summer community blogging spirit I’ve decided to set up a weekly linky. It’s all about summer and how we spend each week. Whether it’s a post full of pictures or a roundup of the things you’ve got up to, link it here. This ... Read More »

To My Princess 1 – 5 Years 7 Months

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To my Princess 1, I can’t believe you’ve just finished your first year of school! You’ve really developed this year and although your behaviour is a little to be desired, I am so proud of you! Since you started school last year a lot has happened. I’ll never forget your first day. It was at a school in Essex as ... Read More »

Our Royal Ride With SmarTrike for Prince George’s First Birthday

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Today has been amazing, busy but pretty awesome. P1 woke up in a fantastically good mood which reflected in her behaviour. We had a lazy morning as P1 had an appointment with the dietician. It went really well! I’ve been concerned about her eating for a long time but according to the dietician we are already doing anything she would ... Read More »

“It always feels like we’re rewarding naughty behaviour”

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P1 woke up today and she’s clearly decided that she’d push all buttons possible by doing all things she knows she shouldn’t and being rude when I’ve asked her to stop. Jumping on the sofa for one. It’s not because I don’t want her to have fun, it’s because she could fall off and she’s teaching her sister who isn’t ... Read More »

Thunder and Lightning Storm July 2014

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I’ve been craving a holiday for a while. Not any holiday, a get-on-the-plane sunny beach holiday but I needn’t be upset really. The weather in England has been so beautiful already this summer but I haven’t been able to enjoy it. Pregnancy has certainly got the better of me in this heat. Not only have I outgrown anything that was ... Read More »

Real Mums All-Bran 5-Day Challenge

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Do you ever get a funny feeling in your tummy or about your tummy? Well I know I certainly do which is most likely linked to my pregnancy! I was challenged by Kellogg’s and the wonderful people at BritMums to take the All-Bran 5-Day Challenge. Did you know that 90 to 95 per cent of the ‘happy’ hormone serotonin is ... Read More »

Pregnancy Diaries – 28 Weeks #3

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After a short spout of bad weather, the good weather is back and my golly isn’t it?! It’s been an average of 26c the past few days and it doesn’t look to be cooling down. This heat is dreadful and I can see why everyone moans about summer babies. Both my girls were born in winter months meaning I was ... Read More »

6 Tips for Surviving The Summer Holidays

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**Please note that this post is very much focused on the stay at home parent, however, I’d love to hear some tips from all you working parents as I know that the holidays are a stressful time when trying to find alternative childcare arrangements** In a blink of an eye the school year will be over, our first school year, ... Read More »

First School Report

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My school reports were always rather pleading for my family. I’d always have a comment in there about me being too chatty but generally my learning and progress was satisfying. During P1s four years at nursery, her reports were always such a pleasure to read and really reflected her bubbly personality. On Friday she came home with her first school ... Read More »

Loom Band Craze – are loom bands dangerous ?

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I’ve managed to steer clear of this Loom Band craze at the moment. I first heard about them over on Instagram from some fellow bloggers but P1 hadn’t spoke about them so I figured it hadn’t reach her school yet. Then only a week later nearly every child I saw walking to school were wearing brightly coloured bracelets. They hit ... Read More »

Pregnancy Diaries – 27 Weeks #3

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I was looking through my Facebook pictures today and comparing P2s bump to this one. I think I was bigger/rounder with P2 than P3. What do you think?? I’m not quite controlling my hip and back pain anymore. In fact I’m really struggling some days. It’s like a pain where you really need to click a bone but it just ... Read More »

Sibling Differences

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It was inevitable that my daughters would be very different. Right from the beginning of my parenting journey when P1 was born prematurely, she set the motions for the future, for the right now. She’s so different to her younger sister and as P2 grows the differences stand out like a sore thumb. A bit like the lack of hair ... Read More »

Royce Lingerie Spring Blossom Nursing Bra Review

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As a woman you will be familiar with a brassiere, also known as a boulder holder, aka a bra! From that very first bra you buy that’s just a little bit of cotton fabric to give you some dignity at P.E changes during puberty, to ones that push your fully grown boobs up into your chin. The majority of us ... Read More »