Tag Archives: children

Teaching My Daughter About Money With thinkmoney

We were recently challenged by thinkmoney to decorate a piggy bank but to also think about what financial advice we want our girls to carry with them until they’re older. I was certainly never good with money and spent my very early “grown up” life in debt and borrowing money from my Grandad constantly. Meeting my hubby changed things, he …

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Puppy Surprise Review

Since the TV advert came on our screens for Puppy Surprise P2 has been begging us for it each day. We had told her she had to wait for Christmas but when we were offered the chance of reviewing one I couldn’t say no. Especially when her big sister came back from her holiday with the Kitty Surprise which was …

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Letter To My Princess 2 – 2 Years 7 Months

To my Princess 2, You are now 2 years and 7 months old, well three days ago you were any way. This past month you’re vocabulary has come on leaps and bounds. You’ve always been quite advanced I think but some of the things you say are just so grown up. This of course means you can be quite stubborn, strong …

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Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Scooter Review

My mind has turned to a certain little persons birthday that is fast approaching us. At the end of the month my youngest baby girl will be turning 1! I really cannot believe that this milestone has so quickly come about. Birthdays of course mean celebrations and presents. I literally have not got a clue what to get her but …

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My Sunday Photo – 06/09/2015

We haven’t got P1 and P2 this weekend. It’s their usual monthly sleepover with their Grandparents in Essex. I always plan to get on top of blogging related things as having one should be much easier than three but it never works this way. Ever. In fact P3 becomes a voice that makes up for the missing two. She becomes …

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P1s First Day As A Year 2

We had an awful night last night with the younger two. It was inevitable really with the early start needed in the morning for the first school run of a new year. I went to bed later than I wanted to really as the P3 didn’t go to bed until later and I had to cook our meal from the …

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A Letter To My Girls Ahead Of The New School Year

To P1 and P2, Today is your last full day at home together during the week. You are playing quite nicely today which is a lovely change from the week we’ve had with you both but I definitely think you are both ready for a break. P1 you are about to go into Year 2 and just saying that out …

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5 Tips To Kid Proof Your Home

As much as I love having the kids around making a mess I would really love to have a home that is a little more adult. There are some tips below that will help to keep your house just that tiny bit adult whilst the kids are in their younger years. *In Collaboration With Arlo & Jacob*

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My Sunday Photo – 30/08/2015

We headed back to Essex yesterday and I will blog about that soon because I have so many photos to share from that day. This week my sunday photo is of P1. P1 is so hard to photograph lately, she’s actually really into photography and points out “great photo” opportunities and she loves to pose but she has trouble actually …

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How To Create Your Autumn Wardrobe On A Shoestring

Sorting your wardrobe ready for when the leaves fall doesn’t always have to be an expensive task. You just need to take note of the trends and then tailor what you need to fulfil them to your lifestyle – easy, right? First, split your clothing into ‘needs’, i.e. workwear, nightlife, everyday outfits and work out which one is more dominant …

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Siblings August 2015

For all of this time I have been worrying about the relationships forming between my Siblings. Terrified they would hate each other forever. I’ve always wanted them to be the best of friends with visions of them happily choosing to go shopping or the cinema with each other. That’s what I want for them. Someone to always turn to. Best …

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“I didn’t fully realise just how much I relied on her”

When my Grandad asked me if it was ok to take P1 on holiday for a week I jumped at the chance. A whole week of no arguing, no shouting, no rudeness and battles at bedtime. We needed a break from her if I’m completely honest as at the time, she was absolutely awful to be around. Typically, in the …

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Home Grown Herbs Without A Garden with Spalding Bulb

I really enjoyed growing up and helping my Grandad in his garden. My Grandad is a real green fingers. He has and always has had a beautiful, well kept garden and he also had an allotment up until my Nan got really ill. I spent a lot of time with him both in his garden and up the allotment. But …

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Eating Out With Kids At Cafe Rouge Bluewater

We were invited along to try out the new kids menu at our local Cafe Rouge last weekend. I’ve only ever experienced a breakfast at Cafe Rouge whilst holidaying in CenterParcs so I was extremely excited and totally nervous about dining out with all three children. Going to a restaurant is certainly when hubby and I feel the strain the …

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