McDonald’s Football Mum Of The Year Awards

We are yet to embark on the life of school clubs and other hobby related activities. P1 just isn’t that type of girl and certainly isn’t an active person due to her hypermobility. However, we were recently invited to a local Football Club to meet former Team GB Captain and Arsenal Ladies Defender Casey Stoney as part of the drive …

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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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Bumbo Floor Seat & Play Tray Review

One of our staple items for P2 when she was a baby was the Bumbo. It was also around the time when there was a uge media frenzy about them being so unsafe. Well we’ve been sent the new Bumbo Floor Seat & Play Tray to try out with P3 a little later in her development than I would have …

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Barbie Rainbow Makeover Hair Doll Review

We’ve been having a bit of a difficult week with P1. It always happens after she’s been away for a weekend so when we received the Barbie Rainbow Makeover Hair Doll I was debating about whether she really deserved it. I’m glad I did give in though as it was also the day that her first ever tooth fell out …

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A Visit From The Tooth Fairy

P1 came home from school yesterday after being at her after school club. It was just after 6pm. Wednesdays are her longest days and sometimes I wonder how she physically copes with them but she enjoys it so much because her best friend goes. She got home and we gave her the brand new Barbie she has the task of …

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The General Election & The MADS Blog Awards

So today, we packed the kids up and headed to our local polling station. I felt really nervous actually. I have no idea how the whole “politics” thing works and I certainly haven’t been following each party to know what they are promising. I woke this morning and had a quick look over each party’s websites to see if anything …

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Letter To My Princess 2 – 2 Years 3 Months

To my Princess 2, I just can’t believe that you are 27 months already. In the scheme of things that is such a short amount of time yet it feels like you’ve been in our world for a lot longer. I cant believe how well you are progressing with your personality. You are such a cheeky little girl and you …

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How Does Your Baby Self Settle?

At two years old, P2 is still waking in the night demanding milk on average twice a night. We’ve begun the “weaning” as such by reducing her intake during the day. She’s now limited to a cup in the mornings, not a bottle, and one 9oz bottle at night. I’m confident that she’s getting enough calcium as she’s having plenty …

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I’m Going to BritMums Live 2015

I blogged about my sponsor for BritMums Live this year being Fisher-Price, that can be viewed here, and now I wanted to join in with the BritMums linky as I’m completely awful with remembering faces and names, I’ll usually know who you are by your child rather than the actual blogger themselves. Plus, I’m super shy so want to prewarn …

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Celebrating The Royal Birth with Mothercare

In case you have been hidden under a rock the entire weekend, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge aka Kate Middleton gave birth to a daughter weighing 8lbs 3oz on Saturday 2nd May. Her Royal Highness Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge… I must remind them that there’s already three filling the princess title… To celebrate the arrival Mothercare have …

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My Matalan Modern Family

In 30 years of business, Matalan have recognised the changes in family life and have evolved their products to suit a wide variety of families. They have launched their Made for Modern Families campaign and there’s even a little competition where you can upload your family portrait for a chance to win £250! A photo like this one: I wrote …

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My Sunday Photo – 03/05/2015

We’ve had a pretty normal week this week. Nothing out of the ordinary except a play date for P1. This weekend, P1 and P2 have been with their Grandparents for their usual monthly sleepover and so we’ve been left with just P3. Previous months we have shipped P3 to my MiL for some child free time to have a meal …

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Playdale Playgrounds Ltd at Manor Park Country Park

The first week of our Easter Holidays was really busy. I wanted to pack in lots of fun for P1 as we are known to be pretty poorly during school holidays and normally we end up sick on the sofa recovering. I wanted to embrace each and every day. Playdale Playgrounds Ltd asked us to review a local park that …

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Parragon Book Buddies – Growl With The Animals Review

When I arrived for my first ever BritMums Live in 2014 I was completely overwhelmed by it all. Then when I saw the Parragon stall with ginormous cupcakes (I was pregnant with P3 at the time) I started to feel much more comfortable. I’ve always been a lover of books and with technology taking over our lives I still want my …

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I’m a Babymoov Blog Ambassador 2015

Just a quick post as I want to introduce to you a wonderful company, Babymoov. A few months ago I’ll ashamedly hold my hands up and say I’d never heard of them. I have absolutely no idea how I haven’t because they’ve been around for 18 years! But now I am a blog ambassador for 2015. The company was set …

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Educational Toys at George Asda

Without being an expert I have grown to know that children learn best through play. This is what I have learnt over my six years of parenting and so when I was asked to review George at Asda’s educational toy range I was thrilled. We used to live right next door to an Asda but the toy section was pretty …

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Letter to my Princess 3 – 7 Months

To my Princess 3, 7 months means that we are now in the lead up to your 1st birthday and that’s just crazy. The newborn days are behind us now which makes me super emotional. You are our very last baby and seeing these months quickly zooming past and you growing so quickly is sad but in a happy way. …

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Outfits of a Petite Mum

I suppose it was so typical of me to fall in love with a 6ft man being only 4ft 7 and a bit (The bit being important). When I first met him my fashion sense was pretty boring and I wore some hideous brown “ugg” type boots. I’m quite surprised that Hubby fell in love with me but thankfully he …

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5 Steps to Summer Holiday Planning

Not sure on where or what to do for the summer get away? You’re not the only one, and without proper planning you could soon find yourself in the middle of 2 weeks of hell instead of that perfect trip away. So here are 5 top tips on making sure your summer holiday is a success.  Step 1 – It’s …

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