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Letter To My Nan – 4 Years

On this day four years ago my biggest baby, P1, started her primary school education back in Essex. That day holds so many precious memories. I’d dropped P1 off at school on time, not knowing anybody as we had been through an appeals process and subsequently missed any taster sessions they had. I needed to return back to the school …

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Experiencing A Clingy Toddler

I should have known right from the very beginning that this girl was going to be trouble. She was trouble, right from the moment she left the safety of my womb and nothing has eased since. P3 is a very unusual character and she’s been an interesting one to get to know.  P3 has a personality only to be described …

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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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Toddler Night Terrors

If you are a regular reader you’ll know that P2 has never been very good with sleep. Right from the very beginning up until recently she has woke on average 3 times a night but since turning two things certainly looked on the up. She had been sleeping through more often than not, if she did wake it would be …

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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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“Separation anxiety”

Our littlest lady is experiencing major withdrawal symptoms from her big sister today. It started this morning. My hubby got up with P2 and snuggled her into bed with us. It was 9am so a major lay in anyway.   She spent the whole of the 30 minutes staring at the door and calling, in the way we know is …

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“Crying is a way of expressing emotions”

Butter wouldn’t melt… So P2s routine is going great today. Slightly off the times by like half hour or so… But other than that… Good! P1 is another situation altogether. There was me thinking P2 was the biggest of our worries but I actually think it’s P1 that needs some sort of structure. My usually very relaxed, happy and bright …

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“I better wipe the tears and get on with housework”

My OH has gone to London today, P1 has gone to my grandparents house and I’m at home with P2. Massaging my lumpy boob and watching P2 play with the label on our dinner tray. It’s been 48 hours since I last fed my girl by boobie. I was absolutely fine about it, until now, where I have time to …

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“this is not any form of yoga. This is simply child abuse”

Sorry for the late night post but something’s ticked me off just a tad. During our nightly routine after we put P2 in her cot and snuggle down, my OH usually watches YouTube and I scroll through Facebook, Twitter and other blog posts. Only today I’m unusually reading a magazine when my OH nudges me to watch something. Here it …

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“She was hysterical!”

We had the absolute day from hell with P1 yesterday. Anything we said to her just wasn’t good enough. She repeated over and over. Did things we told her not to do. And then when it came to bedtime… Oh didn’t she perform! Firstly, she took ages to persuade to go to the toilet. I had to repeat myself over …

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Mums Birthday Meal Ruined

We had an awful evening. It was my Mums birthday meal, her birthday is actually today but we are going away for the weekend. We went to test the food at the place we want for our reception venue. That part was fine. Something was completely wrong with P2, I tried everything… Boobie, nappy changing, covering/uncovering blankets, rocking, swinging, carrying, …

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Bloods Tests For My Four Year Old

After a really bad night with P2, I was up early and down the hospital for 8:40am. I had to put P1 through having blood tests. She used to always have blood tests when she was a baby. But the last time she had anything like this was her jabs or her MRI (I can’t remember which was last). For …

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Roarrrrrrr!

I’m a monster mummy, with a monster child. I hate who I’m becoming at the moment. All I do is shout, lose my patience, get frustrated, moan, cry and basically be a rubbish mother to P1. There’s my precious little baby smiling away at me, where’s my 4 year old… Oh yes there she is doing everything and anything she …

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Why Isn’t It My Sleep Time Now?

I’ve had one of those days when you just sit there and think really?!? Those photos were taken earlier… You would never have guessed that P1 had just been sick. She’s been complaining of feeling sick for a few days now and I’m utterly convinced it’s because she hasn’t been eating properly recently – that’s for another post. She gagged …

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That’s Definitely Not A Boobie

There’s absolutely no way I’m anywhere near ready to give up breastfeeding. I’m completely in love with doing it. It feels so natural and the bond I have with P2 because of it is amazing. However, it’s been playing on my mind that P2 hates the dummy. Therefore I’m scared she’ll hate a bottle and desperately want her to try …

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