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Concerns About Sleep and Measuring Small During Pregnancy

I thought we’d cracked it. The sleeping situation. They haven’t been a complete breeze but they’ve certainly been easier. An average bedtime starts at 7pm – I get P2 changed and into PJs whilst P1 goes to the loo and brushes her teeth. We have one story together on P2s bed. By about 7:20 both girls are in their separate …

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6 Tips for Surviving The Summer Holidays

**Please note that this post is very much focused on the stay at home parent, however, I’d love to hear some tips from all you working parents as I know that the holidays are a stressful time when trying to find alternative childcare arrangements** In a blink of an eye the school year will be over, our first school year, …

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To My Princess 2 – 1 Year 5 Months

To my Princess 2, You’re 17 months old today. So very close to 18 months which seems to be another milestone that people count. This month you’re personality has blossomed. It’s grown and shaped in new ways. It probably helps that you’ve become a lot more communicative with us so we can really understand your needs and wants. The word …

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“Blood isn’t always thicker than water!”

Growing up my family consisted of three main people that I put all my trust and love into; my Mum, my Nan and my Grandad. With my Mum working full time, I spent before and after school with my Grandparents, I have plenty of fond memories of the holidays I spent with them in Scotland or Somerset and I had …

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Bliss Buggy Push in Sevenoaks Chronicle Newspaper

After the school run this morning I immediately went to our local newsagent to grab myself a copy of the Sevenoaks Chronicle. There outside on a huge poster was the words “Mums’ Charity Buggy Push”. I huge rush of achievement fell over me. I feel so proud to have raised awareness for Bliss and to share our story. Here’s a …

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“There was a rather loud donk and a screaming P1”

First of all I’ll set the scene. We’d had yet another bad bedtime on Saturday, the girls were both up early, P1 was being as defiant as ever and I was juggling a stroppy P2 who I’d attempted to entertain by allowing some water play in the kitchen whilst I cooked egg and dippers for lunch. Hubby was having his …

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To My Princess 2 – 1 Year 3 Months

To my Princess 2, This month has seen the introduction to tantrums. I dread to think what you’ll be like during the “terrible 2s” stage. You’ll throw yourself onto the floor without a thought for what body part, usually your head, will get damaged in the process. I have to admit, seeing a tiny toddler sitting on her bum with …

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To My Princess 1 – 5 Years 4 Months

To my Princess 1, We’ve had two weeks of having you at home this month. It’s allowed me to really observe you, your behaviour, your habits and just the way you are! Some things have been lovely to see and others I’ve been left really a little upset. We seem to go through phases. One week you’ll be a joy …

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“Playing amongst the spring daffodils”

Tantrums are a common situation that we deal with in our household. Whether it’s a 5 year old argument with back chatting and stomping or a 13 month old screaming with her head on the floor between her legs. A day without tantrums would be a day where you check to see if the girls are poorly. We seemed to …

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“Her behaviour is beyond anything we’ve ever had to deal with”

I’m struggling to remember the last time that I went a whole day or even half a day without having to tell P1 off for something or argue with her. Life seems to be a constant battle – parents against child. Her behaviour is beyond anything we’ve ever had to deal with before. She’s become really rude and I’m really …

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The MAD Blog Awards 2014

Last year, after just two months of writing Life With Pink Princesses I was short listed for the MAD blog awards in the category “Best New Blog”. I was astounded and so so pleased! Unfortunately I didn’t win that title but it’s that time again. The nominations for the MAD Blog Awards 2014 are now open.There’s something about awards that …

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“P1 has been counting down the day”

Today we said goodbye to getting up at 7:45am. We said goodbye to breakfast at 8:10am. We said goodbye to leaving the home at 8:35 to get to school for 8:40am. We said goodbye to P1 walking the whole journey. Today we said goodbye to being home by 9am. We said goodbye to our afternoons, leaving at 2:35 and being …

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