Tag Archives: toddler

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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“I saw a bond there for the first time, that unbreakable sisters bond”

Today, hubby decided to treat the girls to a trip out. Originally it was planned that we’d head to the Riverhill Himalayan Gardens to visit the Yeti. P1 was very excited and although her behaviour has been atrocious lately, I was quite looking forward to the day out. I’d packed a picnic too! A last minute check of the website …

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Bio-Oil & Bump Tracker App Review & A Competition

There’s plenty of pregnancy apps. From ones that track your pregnancy with helpful hints and tips all the way to ones that you can post your bump selfies on. I’ve recently downloaded the Bio-Oil Bump Tracker. Bio-Oil itself is a trusted brand so I had high hopes for the app. It’s a free app and a very simple one to …

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“The bedtime war starts”

The GroAnywhere black out blind has been placed on the window, the blind pulled down over the top and the lights are dim. P1 is going to the toilet, getting herself undressed and brushing her teeth whilst I change P2s bottom and get her ready for bed. P2 is handed her half bottle of milk to drink whilst we read …

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Pregnancy Diaries – 23 Weeks #3

Well I’ve basically outgrown my normal clothes, including my black leggings which were part of my pregnancy wardrobe with P2! They’re just so tight and restricting. This heat is ridiculous, beautiful, but limiting when I get dressed in the mornings. I don’t want to buy any new things but need loose and light clothing or I end up feeling like …

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To My Princess 2 – 1 Year 4 Months

To my Princess 2, Last month I said we had been introduced to your tantrums. Well they are still going  very strong! You have really grown in your attitude when it comes to things you want or don’t like. You’ll throw yourself or scream. It’s really quite cute but we have begun to put a stop to it and introduced …

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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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Letter To My Nan – 9 Months

Hi Nan, Thank you so much for leaving me your locket. I have many memories of you laying in bed showing me the empty pictures when I used to stay the night at yours. I have no words to describe how much it means to me to have the locket. I could really do with some Nan advice recently. P1 …

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How much milk should my child be having in a day?

Milk has always been a big part of P2s day. She uses it for thirst and she uses it to fall asleep. When we were having a bad bedtime she ended up drinking two full 9oz bottles and it led us to question exactly how much she should be having in a day. Hubby did lots of research on this …

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Sweet Dreams Travel GroBag Review

The weather is warming up and we’ve put away the winter GroBag and reached for the summer one.We’ve got the Sweet Dreams Travel GroBag for this year’s warmer weather… If it stays around that is?! I love how beautiful and subtle the pattern is on it yet very girly too! This GroBag is a 0.5tog and made from a single layer of 100% …

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Pregnancy Diaries – 21 Weeks #3 Gender Revelation

This morning we were back up the hospital for a rescan. This baby has been a right pickle trying to get scanned even today it didn’t fancy turning over to show us it’s beautiful face. Last week, it had curled up so tightly that the scanner couldn’t get the spine measurements or thoroughly check the heart. Anyway, this week was …

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“Moving into a big girls bed!”

With our third baby’s arrival fast approaching we thought it was about time that we started making the changes in the sleep arrangements for the girls, well P2 actually. We’d decided that instead of getting a new bunk bed that we’d be cost effective and just put a standard single mattress on the floor for P2 under P1s high sleeper …

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Kiddicare Sleep Dairy Project – Part 2

During February I was asked to write a sleep diary for Kiddicare. Along with other mums/dads they wanted to study various baby’s sleep patterns. I really enjoyed seeing just how much sleep I got and how much P2 did too! At the time, P2 was having her pretty awful stage of sleep and it’s still not much better from then. …

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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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Funky Giraffe Bib Review

Typically, bibs are a must have accessory to weaning and feeding times. I personally rarely used them. I figured that kids will get messy and nothing can be so bad that our washing machine can’t handle – right?! With baby led weaning fully established and P2 being nearly 14 months old we’ve started to allow her to feed herself her …

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