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“I’m trying to enjoy every inch of sun”

Life seems busier than ever at the moment. Probably because I’m trying to enjoy every inch of sun that shines in the sky this year and our little home houses three active monsters so I’ve sort of been push to go outside whether it’s across the road, out in the access way or to the park. Park being the popular …

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Managing The Cost Of Living As A Family

Money is a huge factor when people decided to have children. Will we be able to buy all the nappies and milk? The baby products like bouncers and cots? Is there going to be money left over for holidays or meals out still? Children are expensive and every extra penny really does count and for some families can be the …

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FlipBelt Nuclear Yellow Review

I stopped running for a little bit the past few weeks. Life and blog work has been super busy, I wanted to focus on the children a bit more and enjoy everything. But with the weather so beautiful I have started running again and have been using my new FlipBelt too. When I first started running I never even thought …

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Leaving The Recluse Behind

When I had P1 I was made to feel ashamed of myself by some mums at the school, despite the fact all my fellow school “friends” we’re very supportive. The petition to have me removed from the school only made me more determined to prove them wrong. But as time went on and P1 arrived it was clear that becoming …

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“Her face was tear stained and she held my hand tightly”

P1 has once again been awful at bedtime and even managed to fall out of her bed, which is over 4ft tall, an hour after being put to bed and after numerous times of telling her to lay down and go to sleep. I struggled to find sympathy for her. That sounds so mean but she didn’t cry and there …

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My Sunday Photo – 31/05/2015

I missed last weeks my Sunday photo as we were having far too much fun at a family wedding. Last Sunday was also my Grandad’s 84th birthday. Seeing as this Sunday will be spent doing a food shop and hopefully out to the park if the weather permits, I thought I would share a photo from last week that makes …

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Letter To My Princess 3 – 8 Months

To my Princess 3, You have been in the world and in our lives for 8 months now. In the scheme of things that’s such a short amount of time but it doesn’t feel that way. It feels like you’ve always been a part of our lives. Admittedly, we haven’t had you weighed in quite a long time by a …

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Why Spending Time With Your Children Is So Important For Their Development

Being a parent is a rite of passage that brings innumerable changes to the way in which we think and act, and is an experience that no parent would, in their right mind, relinquish. From babe-in-arms to leaving the nest, parenthood is a hugely important and gratifying thing, but in today’s world of technological progress and advancing digitisation, many families …

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Managing Bedwetting With DryNites

I didn’t expect potty training to go as smoothly as it currently has or as young as P2 is. At just over two years old she is dry during the day, in knickers and has even squatted in the cold outdoors a few times on car journeys. I am so incredibly proud of her. At night time though she is …

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A Wedding & Longleat Safari

I went a little bit off duty Sunday and Monday. With extreme lack of signal over in Wiltshire and it being a bank holiday there was absolutely no need to keep checking my emails and the only reason I did touch my phone was to check the time or take a photo. That was also where my off duties were …

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Celebrating My Super Duper Big Sisters with Ella’s Kitchen

Being a sibling holds so many possibilities and responsibilities especially when you’re the big sister. You’re the one who will help your younger sibling to share, to play, to talk and develop. You naturally become a role model whether you like it or not. I was always close to my brother when he arrived. I remember being so excited, at …

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Fisher-Price Rainforest Friends SpaceSaver Jumperoo Review

As I’m sure you’re aware already that Fisher-Price are sponsoring me to attend the UK’s largest parenting and lifestyle blogging event, BritMums Live. As part of the package my job is to give awareness to them as a company and of course their products on my blog and social media in the lead up to BritMums Live. My girls have …

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“It has been two years since I last had my hair cut”

It has been two years since I last had my hair cut. Where we bleach it at home my hair is completely out of condition. I have split ends a plenty and I’m just so unhappy. It’s long, I like the length funny enough, but it’s nowhere near kept and tidy. My hair actually makes me feel quite self conscious and …

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“Playgroup was absolutely heaving with new people today”

It’s been an odd day that seemed to start really early even though it actually didn’t. Hubby was up two hours before he usually is, the time I normally get up with P3, to pick his Auntie up from the airport with my MiL. I was left to watch four kiddies, get them dressed and give breakfast. Everybody was safely …

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Teething Troubles

I find it a struggle to remember the baby days for both P1 and P2. Despite the fact I’m sort of reliving everything now with P3 I still cannot bring back the memories very easily. There’s something in particular that I’ve tried to remember because it feels so different this time round. Teething. I’m guessing that because it wasn’t such …

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