Monthly Archives: March 2015

“I’ve been my daughters comfort when she’s feeling her worst”

I told myself last night that I had certain jobs to do today. Our easter holiday break begins this Thursday and quite frankly our house is a pig sty! Everyone, except me typically, have come down with colds and I’ve slowly watched the mess creep on top of me. I’ve put caring for the kids and hubby above the cleaning, …

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My Sunday Photo – 29/03/2015

I’ve seen so many bloggers joining in with a Sunday photo linky so here’s mine: I chose this picture as with P1 a school the majority of the week it feels like we hardly ever get to spend any real time with her. Yesterday, at our local duck pond that we always go to, they were holding a model boat …

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Co-Sleeping With My Third Baby

As a parent, we want what is best for our children. Of course we do. How we parent is largely influenced by our own upbringings and more nowadays by the internet. We have the input of every medically-trained professional under the sun telling us what is right and what is wrong. Ultimately, as a parent we know our children more …

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Green Sheep Baby Twist Natural Latex Cot Bed Mattress Review

Nearly a year ago P2 abandoned her cotbed and made the transition to a mattress on the floor. That sounds so awful and she’s still there but it has prevented her falling out of the bed which is great. Since then the cot has been a dumping ground, in fact it was stacked higher than me of bin bags with …

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Letter to my Princess 3 – 6 Months

To my Princess 3, I can’t believe you are already six months and we’ve made it through half of a year of sleepless nights and poopy nappies. At six months you have rolled once, laughed twice and are sitting slightly unaided for 30 seconds. You smile at everyone. Having said that, you have definitely started to feel some separation anxiety …

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Fisher-Price Butterfly Dreams 3-in-1 Projection Cot Mobile Review

Regular readers will know that I’m being sponsored by Fisher-Price this year for BritMums Live, which of course I’m super excited about. But I haven’t actually reviewed since being a Fisher-Price Mum last year but I have this to share now. The Fisher-Price Butterfly Dreams 3-in-1 Projection Mobile is beautiful. On the face of things, it just looks like a …

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“We’ve just had a four day weekend”

I am the type of person that is quite content with lazying around the house. After a while it does start to feel like you’re in jail, sharing your cell with screeching children, which is why I now make the effort to attend two play groups a week with P2 and P3. I met a lovely lady well over a …

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Letter To My Princess 1 – 6 Years 3 Months

To my Princess 1, You are now 6 years and 3 months old. I’ve not been writing as often to you as I feel your progress is a bit slower now you are older. Since turning 6 you’ve started your Early Literacy Support sessions at school. I’ve really seen your writing improve. I didn’t think you were struggling but after …

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A Potty Training Update for P2

We are about to hit 10 weeks mark so I thought it best I update you all on our progress so far. P2 is young for potty training in my opinion, but when she insisted back in January I couldn’t just ignore it. She didn’t grasp the concept very well. In fact there were many days when I spent the whole …

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A Day In The Life of a Mummy Blogger

Blogging most certainly takes over your life. It’s actually become part of the family. I get quite proud and emotional about it if I’m honest. My little space on the Internet has grown so amazingly in just two years. The things we’ve had the chance to experience, like days out and new products, makes life so much easier at times. …

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CBeebies Live Present Justin & Friends, Mr Tumble’s Circus

Along with P2s obsession with Peppa, she has a great love and admiration for Mr Tumble and Justin Fletcher in general. This April, over the Easter Holidays to be precise, Justin Fletcher himself is bringing mischief and mayhem live on to the stage along with much loved characters such as Grandad Tumble, Gale Force and of course Robert the Robot. Mr …

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Kate & MimMim DVD Review & Competition

When CBeebies introduced Kate & Mim-Mim not the girls not long ago, they were fascinated by the adventures. So this month get ready for fun-filled adventures in Mimiloo this spring with the launch of the very first DVD from the captivating animated CBeebies series Kate & Mim-Mim entitled Kate & Mim-Mim: Funny Bunny Friend to be released on Monday 23rd …

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Body Confidence of a Mum of 3

I was interviewed today for a magazine. The main aim was to talk about what it’s like to be a young mum. I felt very nervous and anxious before the phone call and it was even worse whilst talking as I unearthed the past again. But during that call I was asked questions about what it’s like to be a …

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A Letter to my Toddler Going Through The Terrible Twos

To my Toddler, As you throw yourself around the room with legs flailing because you weren’t allowed an ice cream at 7am, I feel myself getting frustrated already. The tears are falling from the argument we’ve had over milk and you have been shrieking for over 20 minutes. You smacked me square in the nose so I told you off …

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Stabilo EASYoriginal Pen and EASYergo Pencil Review

P1 has been receiving Early Literacy Support at school. I was a bit sceptical about it all at first, I wasn’t sure that it would help and to be honest I hadn’t noticed a problem with her writing or literacy. I thought she was doing well. I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to try out a special pen and pencil …

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