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Mixing Up Play with Petits Filous #MagicSquaresPlaydates

Being a stay at home mum has changed me. I never intended to be a stay at home mum. I wanted to be a working mum and be a role model for my daughters but our circumstances changed. I feel completely privileged to have the opportunity to watch my three daughters grow and be the one they solely depend on …

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Nominate Me for a Brilliance in Blogging Award 2015

I’ve had it in my calendar for a long time yet managed to completely miss the openings of the Brilliance in Blogging awards yesterday! The awards are to celebrate the best of the parent lifestyle blogs in the UK and there are 12 categories to vote under. After attending BritMums Live last year I felt the sheer emotions and excitement …

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The Dummy-Sucking-Sock-Munching-Lid-Wearing Monster

Somewhere, hiding away in a dark corner of my tiny little house lurks The Dummy-Sucking-Sock-Munching-Lid-Wearing Monster. As a Mum of three I’ve had plenty of experience. There’s three things I’ve found about parenting that are unavoidable. I blame the The Dummy-Sucking-Sock-Munching-Lid-Wearing Monster. It has to be! Right let’s tackle the dummy situation first. The amount of money we must have …

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Nonabox December Review

Decembers Nonabox came in a beautiful Nona-Styled Christmassy box. I’m actually finding great use for the boxes so this one is a cute little edition to our collection. Nonabox is a subscription box that costs just under £25 a month. I’ve listed the products included in this month with their value and it’s clear that it does exceed the £25. …

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“I definitely need to get my big camera out more often”

Today, I decided to get the big camera out and take some shots of P3. She’s been in the world just over three weeks and we’ve barely any good quality photos of her, they’ve all been on our phone cameras. I took some tips from lovely Mr Internet on how best to take newborn photos and put what I had …

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“I treated them to a naughty sugar treat”

Parents that are riddled with illness or pregnancy (hubby with the illness, me with the pregnancy) make pretty boring parents. That’s what it has felt like last weekend and most of this week anyway. Hubby has caught the cold that P2 and I had last week only whenever hubby catches a cold it seems to morph into a chest infection …

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31/31: The Best Bit About August

I can’t quite believe that tomorrow is September. A really busy month for us, with birthdays, anniversaries, potentially a birth of P3 and obviously the return to school. August has been a real mixed month. Busy days and lazy days. We’ve had laughter and tears. Tantrums and cuddles. We’ve done baking and art. Fed ducks and been swimming. I’ve really …

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29/31: 5 Things I Can’t Live Without

Easy peasy. Not exactly life or death but these are the things that make my life go round… 1) My husband. He’s my back bone. He’s taught me so much. He’s my absolute best friend. The main person I rely on for everything. He puts up with so much. 2) My Daughters. Without them I’d have no purpose. It’s that …

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27/31: Overcoming A Difficult Situation

At just 21 years on this earth (very nearly 22) I’ve had quite a few difficult situations to contend with. I keep telling myself it’s all part of the journey through life but sometimes I feel like shouting “give me a break!!!” The main difficult situation occurred when I was just 15 years old. It was when I found out …

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26/31: My 5 Favourite Archived Posts

I have a handy little section on my blog now that allows me to look through my archives, you can find it here, and it came in use for picking out my top 5. Number 1 The Death Of My Nan It’s not exactly a “favourite” but this post was so raw from my Nan passing away and really highlights …

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25/31: A Moment In My Day

Are you taking part in the Blog Every Day In August challenge hosted by Outmumbered?? Today’s prompt is to capture a moment of your day and share it. The weather has been awful. The kids have been awful. Hubby hasn’t been feeling 100%. So basically the mood of the household is pretty bad. During P2s nap I decided to sit …

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23/31: What I’m Looking Forward To

I’m looking forward to a few things really. I’m looking forward to what our future holds and all the exciting unexpected things. I’m mainly looking forward to the day I can bend down properly, see my lady bits, hold my beautiful newborn in my arms and give my back a break by passing her to Daddy! I’m looking forward to …

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22/31: Share An Old Photo Of You

I love looking at photos from the past because they always spark memories. This photo was taken 10 years ago, back when I actually thought I looked the bees knees! As you can see it was taken when I was going through the phase of dying my hair. This was the result after having it black, then bleached in an …

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21/31: Top 10 Blogs

I currently follow 103 blogs over on Bloglovin’. I’m over there too ya know so let’s boost the 14 followers I currently have hey! Whittling 103 down to just 10 is going to be tricky but here are my top 10, in no particular order… 1) Edspire Jennie is an inspiration. I remember the day I read her blog for …

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19/31: My Favourite Foods

Food glorious food. Anyone that’s known me for a long time will be quite pleasantly surprised when I announce that there’s very few foods I won’t eat. It used to be the opposite, I’ve always been very picky with foods but after meeting my hubby I’ve learnt to love food. Every time I visited my MiL right at the beginning …

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