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Parenting With Social Anxiety

My name is Jodie and I suffer from Social Anxiety. I have tried on numerous occasions to pinpoint a specific thing that may have started or caused my anxiety. Some sort of trauma in my life. I had a rocky start in life but these were things that happened to me as a baby and not something I remember personally. …

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Our Christmas 2019

I am sorry that I am still mentioning the C-word this far into January, but it helps to ease my own January/post-Christmas blues. Hands up if you are already thinking ahead for Christmas 2020? Christmas 2017 and 2018 didn’t feel like Christmas at all for me. I didn’t even get round to blogging about 2018 at all. It was horrific. …

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An 11th Christmas Eve Birthday

Not only is Christmas Eve the exciting day before Christmas, but it’s also our eldest daughters birthday.  After living in denial during the lead up to her 10th birthday last year, this birthday was really exciting and I felt like everything was organised for her as she turned a huge 11 years of age! Freya always wakes up early but …

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Fakemas Our First Christmas Celebrations Of 2019

Christmas is most definitely my favourite holiday of the year. It has this magical ability to bring everyone together, doesn’t it? I also love the decorations everywhere and the sparkle. It just makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside and it makes the worst season of my year (winter) much more bearable. You may be wondering why the heck …

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Siblings 2019 – December

Another whole year of the Siblings project is over. I didn’t do too well this year in keeping up to date with it all but I hope to continue in 2020. I enjoy looking back on how my girls have changed over the months and years so it would feel silly if I just stopped uploading them altogether. December is …

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Robin Hood Pantomime at the Cliffs Pavilion 2019

As a child, my grandparents took me to see the pantomime every festive season at the Cliffs Pavilion. It was such a highlight for me growing up and I looked forward to it each year. We used to get there extra early, have drinks in the bar area and buy the program each year. I have a folder of them …

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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2019

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland has always been one of those places I was desperate to go to but sadly never got the chance. I would eagerly scroll through other peoples beautiful, sparkly photos and dream of the time I could experience it myself. I was pretty excited when we had an invitation to attend a Family Press event at Hyde …

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Make Believe Frozen 2 Workshop In London

I am not ashamed to admit that we named our third daughter after the Disney Frozen princess, Elsa. Although I’m not entirely sure what we’ve created because she now refers to all tops and songs featuring Elsa, as her songs or tops. “Why are they dressed up like me, Mummy?” Ooops. Anyway, we had all been pretty excited for the release …

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Siblings 2019 – November

November was a full-on month in our household. We had so many weekends that were filled with fun thanks to my blog. We also saw ourselves thrown into Christmas which felt far too early. Do you have your decorations up? We put ours up a few days ago after a visit to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland finally got us in …

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Pumpkin Patch 2019

I’m the type of person who lives for the summer time. The sunshine and hot weather. There’s no secret, I shout about it all of the time. But actually as the years go by I am learning to love the autumn vibes. One of my favourite things to do in the autumn is to visit a pumpkin patch. We went …

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Siblings 2019 – Catch Up – May To October

It has been over half a year since I last posted a siblings post. The longest gap since January 2015 (that blog post gets me all clucky!)when I started joining in with the project. Some of you may be new to the little series. It is basically a blog post each month where I showcase my girls in their sister …

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The Camping Trip That Changed My Life

I have been meaning to get this blog post written since August but life has got in the way in a really good way. This little camping trip changed my life so here I am documenting it finally! My faith or religion depending on what you want to describe it as, isn’t something I’ve openly talked about on my blog. …

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Annabel Karmel Collaborates With Baby Annabell

A few weeks ago we had the absolute delight in being invited to head into London for an event with Annabel Karmel and Baby Annabell to celebrate the launch of the new Lunch Time range. I braved a very wet journey into London with the girls by myself. It was a bit of a horrendous journey as it was early …

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Super Cute Shimmer Stars Pets

It has definitely been a while since I’ve written a specific toy review, this feels rather odd but very exciting. This blog has been a lot about our travel adventures over the past year so what better way to mix things up than with a toy review ahead of Christmas. Oh no I dared to mutter the C word in …

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Willows Activity Farm Potato Shindig

On one of the last sunny weekends, we packed up the girls and headed for Willows Activity Farm. It was a new adventure for us. Willows had kindly invited us along to experience their Potato Shindig which took place over September. Willows Activity Farm is situated in St Albans, Hertfordshire. It is literally just off of the North of the …

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