Tag Archives: love

Finding The Perfect Lunchbox Snack For My Fussy Eater With Soreen

When I was at school my break time snack consisted of a packet of crisps and a chocolate bar. Fast forward a few years and apparently a pack of crisps and a chocolate bar is not acceptable. P1s school is pretty strict when it comes to the snacks they are allowed. I remember running out of apples and passing a …

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How Reading Helps Young Children

Despite the fact I absolutely adore books and reading, I found it really difficult to actually want to read to my first daughter when she was a baby. I never saw the importance of reading to a young child. It’s only really been in the past six months that I have routinely made it part of our bedtime. Now every …

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Kidney Disease & My Family

Growing up I was extremely close to my Grandparents. I spent a lot of time with them whilst my Mum and (ex) step dad worked hard for my brother and me. I remember times when we’d walk up to town with my grandparents and my Nan would have to stop and catch her breath frequently. She would also feel the …

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Buzy Bees Soft Play Party Review

When it comes to birthdays, we have always celebrated by inviting family to our house and having some party food. But ever since P1 start primary school she has been planning and begging for various parties and up until this year we have always refused. I felt huge mum guilt but also never understood the importance in it all. But …

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Siblings 2017 – January

This is the start of our third year taking part in the Siblings Project. I am pretty grateful that Lucy at Dear Beautiful came up with this linky project. It means that I can watch my girls grow in their relationships all in one place each month. This year I wanted to do things a little differently. I took more …

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Share Your Year – Our 2016

Last year I wrote a review of our year. I’d completely forgotten about it until I stumbled upon it a few weeks ago. I sat for a while reminiscing and decided that it would be a great idea to do this again and look back on our 2016. I know before I took the time to search, that this year …

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Letter To My Princess 1 – 8 Years

To my Princess 1, I can’t begin to comprehend the fact that you are now 8 years old. Each year you grow older, I feel older and it’s further and further away from the moment when I was at school still. There is so much going on in your little world that it’s really hard to keep up. I am …

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Gift Guide For Under 1s

Ok, I know I am a little late in posting this but there is still a few days left until Christmas, kind of! I have put together a little gift guide for under one year olds. I have chosen this age because I remember finding this age really difficult to buy for and now I have done it three times …

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#MyHolidayParty – Our Fake Christmas Day 2016

For many reasons I haven’t celebrated Christmas back at my Mums house for a while. But thankfully the relationship that was very broken has begun to fix itself after three years of turmoil. I finally felt at the stage where I wanted to spend a Christmas with my Mum, my Grandad and my little (in age not height) brother. So …

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The Puppet Company Review

It definitely feels like technology is taking over my world. The word “iPad” is literally grating on me as all three of my girls are obsessed. I have recently felt like the girls are engrossed by technology world, watching endless episodes of Peppa Pig and spending hours playing Minecraft. I have been searching for new ways to prize those devices …

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My Letter From Santa Claus Review

I can’t quite believe how fast Christmas is approaching this year. It’s just a month away and I feel completely unprepared this year despite the fact we have actually done our toy shopping. I do feel super festive though and am determined this year to push the festivity to the limits. My Letter From Santa Claus got in touch recently …

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Bratz Insta-Pets Doll Review

I recently got the pleasure of being insulted by an older man for the job that I have. Apparently social media and the internet is ruining the world. But quite frankly I believe it’s enhancing the world and that’s why I do what I do. Kind of. But also, I don’t really think you can hide away from social media …

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Our Last Update With DryNites

We have come to an end of our DryNites journey. For the past few months we have had the help of the DryNites team and they have given us so many useful tools to help conquer P2s bed wetting phase. I got to go on a sleep retreat. I learned new techniques. We’ve had the opportunity to put DryNites Pyjama …

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Golden Bear Sleep Tight All Night Iggle Piggle Review

It’s no secret that we have one child that really struggles with sleep. P2 will be four years old in February and I think I can probably count the amount of times she’s ever slept through on my fingers and toes. It has come to light that it’s actually just us that she doesn’t sleep for, she’s fine with my …

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A 2nd Birthday Cake Smash

Last year, just before P3 turned one, I decided to throw her a cake smash round my Grandad’s house. He has such a pretty garden and it was the perfect and most relaxed place to hold something I had never done before. It was a little bit disastrous and cake had to be manipulated by adults for P3 to show …

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