Siblings July 2015

When I see photos of all three of my daughters together I struggle to see similarities between them. They all have the same hair colour. The same big eyes. But they are so different. P1 is the image of me, P3 is the image of Hubby but P2 is a bit of an odd bod. She looks like Hubby more …

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Annabel Karmel Family Cooking App Launch at KidZania London

Going anywhere as a family of 5 is really scary. I have to check, double check and then debate the journey first because quite frankly trains can get pretty stressful when you are outnumbered by children and in confined conditions. But when I was contacted to attend the launch of Annabel Karmel’s new Family Cooking App I just had to …

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Bernard Matthews – Mealtimes Games

“Stop playing with your food!” I remember being told as a child. I hear myself saying this to my own daughters countless times a day, especially whilst P2 moisturises her hands and face in yoghurt or baked beans. Well what if playing with your food was allowed? Bernard Matthews challenged me to come up with 3 different games that the …

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My Sunday Photo – 12/07/2015

This weekend is one of our busiest full of blogging related activities. I have been so excited about this weekend but it hasn’t quite gone to plan. P2 has been poorly, the other two demanding and tensions have been running high. I swear this always happens, I have these imaginations of the kids being so enthralled and having the best of …

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“Separation anxiety has consumed P2!”

Have you heard of children experiencing separation anxiety? I have but I’ve never truly experienced it until now. To be honest I think it’s been creeping upon us for a while. I first witnessed the terror myself when P2 panicked and cried because she couldn’t see me amongst the mummy’s on the playground. I had her in complete view but …

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The Contraceptive Mirena Coil 7 Months On

Before I had the Mirena Coil I had asked about having my womb or tubes removed to prevent periods and pregnancy where I was pretty much laughed at. Even hubby thought I was being completely ridiculous. I was so reluctant to get the Mirena Coil, I’d had an awful experience with the Implant where I bled for 6 months straight …

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5 Things Made Easier With A Babymoov Up & Go Booster

I have never ever ever had a travel high chair or booster seat so was really interested to see how I would put the Babymoov Up & Go Booster Seat through it’s paces as for the previous 6 years I have never needed one. We’ve had it for a few months now and I’m pleased to say that we are …

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A Special Moment In Time

I have quite a few moments in my life that are really special to me for different reasons. Meeting my Hubby, getting engaged, my wedding day, even my Nan’s funeral held special moments for me like me writing and reading a letter to her in front of everyone and the fact that the whole room was packed to the extent …

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Letting The Children Make Lunch with Bernard Matthews

Meal times can be pretty boring. We all eat, three times a day or more. Children specifically get given their food laid out in front of them and they eat it, or throw it, mash it between their fingers, but usually they eat it. Then Bernard Matthews sent over their next Family Panel task and I was thrilled. Putting the …

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My 1st Years Sleepsuit & Blanket Review

We received the Ditsy Print Sleepsuit & Hairband Set and the Personalised Pink Stripe Cable Blanket from My 1st Years to take with us to BritMums Live. I felt extremely lucky to have been given some lovely outfits for P3 that weekend but unfortunately the My 1st Years Ditsy Print Sleepsuit set was a bit too big for her to …

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Moving From Cot To Big Bed

When we moved P2 out of her cot and into a “big bed” we went about it completely the wrong way. When we found out about P3s impending arrival I panicked. We needed the cot that P2 inhabited for the new baby and we needed to do that before the new baby arrived so being the hormonal pregnant person I …

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Babymoov Babycamera 0% Emission Review

Have you ever wondered what happens when you walk out of the bedroom? What does your baby or child do? Well as part of being a Babymoov Ambassador this year I have been sent the new Babycamera 0% Emission and it’s given me the opportunity to spy on P3 at bedtime. The long term side effects on a baby’s brain …

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#SwapYourStroller With SmarTrike

Pregnancy, bad weather and life in general sort of took over and it’s quite hard to believe that we haven’t got the SmarTrike out for nearly a whole year! We are dreadful I know but the weather has improved significantly so we have taken the opportunity to dust P2s SmarTrike Dream 4-in-1 and use it a little more frequently. We …

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Letter To My Princess 2 – 2 Years 5 Months

To my Princess 2, You are very nearly two and half years old. Zooming towards turning three and that’s just too scary to even contemplate. You’ve had two taster sessions at a preschool. It was a decision we felt was right for you as I’ve noticed you struggle to form relationships with other children outside of your family. You cross …

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My Sunday Photo – 05/07/2015

This week has been super busy as we’ve spent time as a family in the beautiful sun. I hate it how some people are already complaining about the heat and wishing it was cooler. I am certainly not one of those people. I’m enjoying the sun, the heat and the opportunities the weather is giving us a family. Like our …

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Frugi Smock Top & Pull Up Set Review

We were really lucky to be gifted some lovely outfits for BritMums Live three weeks ago. I’m still shocked that it has actually been three weeks and I’ve still not published this post. Naughty me! One of the brands was Frugi and we were able to choose whatever we wanted. I asked P2 to help me as she’s quite good at …

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Barbie Spin ‘N Ride Pups Review

The latest Barbie movie to hit our screens is Barbie and Her Sisters in The Great Puppy Adventure. Barbie stars as herself along side her sisters and their pet puppies. My girls love Barbie but they love animals, specifically dogs for P2, much more. Put these together and this film is set to be a huge hit with P1 and …

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“We survived the hottest day of the year!”

Yesterday, 1st July 2015, marked the hottest July day in the UK so far. Temperatures soared to 36.7C in many parts of the UK. I checked my weather app regularly and the highest we saw in Kent was 34C. A crazy, dangerous temperature but I’m pleased to announce that we survived the hottest day of the year. As I’ve said …

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Doona Review – The Older Baby

Lately, as I’ve been watching my chubby munchkin grow and thrive I have been wondering how we are going to cope without our Doona. I’m sure that she has plenty of time left in the Doona seeing as it’s weight limit is 13kg and P2 has only just hit that herself but the Doona has become a staple part of …

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What We Are Reading

Reading is so important to me through blogging and through my writing but it’s also something I want my children to enjoy and so far they all love books. P1 has started to read her own stories or at least give them a good go. P2 has finally started to sit still for a full story and P3 loves to …

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