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“Her finger dipped in the water and she jumped”

I hate bath times. They are seriously stressful. I’ve ranted about it before. Today, I had a little break through. I filled her “bath tub” (I’m not depriving her, we only have a shower) with warm water and plopped her new Little People inside to entice her to play with the water. I stripped her of clothes but left her …

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“Mummy Monster erupted”

It’s been one heck of a day especially this evening. Christmas is fast approaching and with that comes all the emotions of my Nan not being here. This Saturday I’m spending the day with my family in Essex. Having a sort of fake Christmas as we’ll be in Kent on the 25th. I’m scared of what it’s going to feel …

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Blog Awards UK 2014

I love my blog. It’s given me a new focus in life. Something to rant on, to laugh on, to cry on and to jot down every inch of my life for memories to look at when I’m old and wrinkly. I’ve had so many amazing experiences thanks to the blogging world. Like reviewing and attending the Baby Show. But …

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“The past three nights have been awful”

It seems that I’ve been fortunate enough to catch a cold right when both my girls have forgotten the meaning of sleep/bedtime. The past three nights have been awful. It started with P2 waking every half hour-hour. Then it was P1 who was awake really early waking her sister up. These two sleepless nights meant my immune system has been …

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“This weekend has got off to a really, really rocky start”

This weekend has got off to a really, really rocky start and the stupid thing is, the morning I’ve had is probably perfectly normal and average to most families with young children. P2 woke me up at 5:51am. This woke P1 up too but I fed P2 her bottle and explained to P1 that it was too early to wake …

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“I spent four hours last night wrapping Christmas presents”

Yesterday, I finally found a baby group here in Sevenoaks that was just perfect for P2. It catered for crawlers and little ones taking their first wobbly steps. It’s full of singing and fun! It’s also a very small group, perfect for hopefully making some new friends. But guess my luck, it was the last session before they close until …

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“How do you wean from a dummy at a young age?!”

I’m a mum that has never had a baby that hasn’t had a dummy. I didn’t choose to use them, it just happened! P1s dummy journey started when we took her home from hospital. When her stomach problems began. She was never settled due to the constant sickness that the pyloric stenosis caused so I turned to the dummy to …

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Alan Fletcher aka Karl Kennedy & Disney’s Frozen

I’ve just got back from having a girly few hours with my biggest girl, P1. I took her to see Frozen at The Stag Theatre in Sevenoaks. Whilst walking along the outside of the theatre a man with a suitcase and tinted glasses was walking up there. It wasn’t until he was literally a metre from P1 that I realised …

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“We have a crawler”

We have a crawler. This is the first real indication that our baby is becoming independent and grown up. With this independence has come increased dangers. It happened overnight, one minute we had a bum shuffling, arms-dragging-body-in-a-circle little 9 month old then we woke up one morning and she got up onto her hands and knees and started to move …

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“I went on a mums night out”

I went on a mums night out last night. This was my first experience of anything remotely like that. It was arranged by a mum from P1s class and there was 9 of us that turned up at the pub for some drinkies and chat. I left hubby with P1 in bed and P2 downstairs in her jammies all ready …

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“dreaming of sun, sea and sand”

I definitely think I need a holiday. A holiday abroad anyway. The last holiday I went on was before I’d even met my hubby! It was back in 2011 and in that year I had two abroad holidays thanks to my work bonus. I took my Mum, P1 and me to Lanzarote in February for a week. It was a …

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Letter To My Nan – 3 Months

Hi Nan, Things aren’t getting any easier. I try to talk about you every day with P1 but you know her, she just wants to talk about something else or play. I showed P2 the photo I have of you on the window seal, she stroked your face which left me emotional. I keep having the sudden realisation that she’ll …

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“I’ve had my third magazine article published!”

Just a quick post this evening. I have felt a huge sense of achievement today so I wanted to share. I’ve had my third magazine article published! It’s in the parenting magazine, Juno. I’ve already had great compliments of it. You can purchase the Juno Magazine in WHSmith, many independent retailers or online, you can also get a digital copy …

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“This weekend has been very slow and relaxed. It’s been nice”

Our weekends are always so busy. Usually travelling to Essex for swimming or seeing family. This weekend has been very slow and relaxed. It’s been nice. It started with P1 having a sleepover round her Great-Grandad’s house Friday-Saturday evening. So Friday evening I did the house cleanup whilst hubby was out with his friend. Saturday, I was up really early …

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