Tag Archives: Cold

Battling Winter Blues: Fun Ways to Keep Kids Busy on Cold Winter Days

Winter time is long, dark, and cold, and keeping the kids busy when they can’t be banished to the backyard for some fresh air and play time is essential for maintaining your sanity. Thankfully, there are many things to do that’ll keep your kids busy and engaged indoors. Next time your kids complain that they’re bored, break out one of …

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We Lost Our February To A Chest Infection

I say it a lot but I really hate winter and cooler weather. It brings with it all the brilliant germs that seem to hang around for a while. In fact this time we lost an entire month to the nasty buggers. It started at the very end of January which feels like a life time ago now. P1 began …

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My Baby No Longer Loves Me

Under all the activities and excitement we’ve had the past few days, P3 has had a week where she’s been quite under the weather. The poor little mite has dealt with a lot in her little life already and when this cold hit her, it really hit hard. All week I’ve been wiping snot from her nose, changing some nasty …

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Co-Sleeping With My Third Baby

As a parent, we want what is best for our children. Of course we do. How we parent is largely influenced by our own upbringings and more nowadays by the internet. We have the input of every medically-trained professional under the sun telling us what is right and what is wrong. Ultimately, as a parent we know our children more …

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Cussons Mum & Me Baby Bath To Comfort Snuffles Review

I don’t think that my little family has ever been hit so viscously with the cold virus as we have this Christmas! I actually don’t think I’ve ever felt so bad myself and certainly P2 has been hit hard. We’ve been using the Cussons Mum & Me Baby Bath to comfort Snuffles. At first I wasn’t quite sure how it …

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“Our house has been filled with germs this weekend”

Our house has been filled with germs this weekend. Hubby has had a cough for a while now but Friday saw P2s temperature rise and her cheeks were bright red. She was due to spend the day with her Grandparents which had to be cancelled, however P1 went for a rescheduled sleepover instead. On Saturday, I woke with a snotty …

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“It’s definitely the cold/flu season”

It’s definitely the cold/flu season. P2 has been hit hard this weekend. The poor little mite has a cough, little bit of a temperature, eyes watery and snotty!! Lots and lots of snot, and everyone knows I hate snot. She’s not eating too well and is drinking all the time! I know I’ll soon catch it, the horrid parent circle …

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Leeds Castle Firework Spectacular

My mum had tickets to Leeds Castle Firework Spectacular. I wasn’t sure whether I wanted to go with P2 being so young and her ears so delicate and my hubby wasn’t able to come. But I decided to use it as an opportunity to spend some quality time with my girls alone, more importantly with P1! Mum had bought both …

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Littlewoods Quilted Jackets

I don’t know if it’s just me, but I’m really feeling the cold lately. It’s freezing! I’m probably noticing it more because I’m out in it a lot more doing the school run. So I’ve been looking at different coats and jackets. I don’t know much about fashion in all honesty. I tend to wear what’s comfortable especially when it comes down to …

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To My Princess 2 – 8 Months

To my Princess 2, I cannot believe there’s only 4 months until your first birthday and it’s totally crazy how the past month has really shaped your personality and character. You are chatting and forming real sounds now. “Muma” “Dada” “NanNan” are the ones we can really recognize now. Mainly Dada of course but the Muma does come out every …

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Essex Floods Getting Crazy 24 August 2013

So it’s a day of typical English weather. Well I say typical… I don’t think I’ve ever seen rain as bad as this!! We’re flooding! Where I live we very rarely get floods because we are on high ground. So this weather is really weird and everyone is so unprepared. The drains are flooded, the roads are flooded, businesses flooded, …

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Illness To Rein Again

I think due to the recent lack of sleep I’ve been experiencing my immune system is well and truly down and has let in another stinking cold! I’m bunged up to the extent it actually make me sick. My head feels like it’s going to explode at any minute and my throat feels like I’ve been downing fire sticks!! Ouch! …

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