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Siblings 2019 – January

I can’t believe that I am sitting here writing the first siblings post of 2019! The whole new year thing really crept up on me. It’s a big year for our family, in September Elsa will be starting big school and I think up until this point I’ve been in denial about it. Not only that, the girls have increased …

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Settling At A New Primary School For My Year 5 Daughter

I wanted to update you much sooner than this but things spiralled into a chaotic blur as we moved Freya into a new school. If you follow me on my Facebook or Instagram you’ll already know that Freya has been at the new school for a while now and in fact Eva has also joined her (that’s another blog post). …

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Seeing The Grinch Movie With Friends

On Friday the 9th November the brand new Grinch movie was released to us in the UK. Eva and I were invited by a friend who works for the people behind the creation of The Grinch, to go and watch the film in London. It was technically a work do for them so we were very lucky. Forgetting my excitement …

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My Goals For 2019

This year started rather oddly for us. Just like Christmas, we saw it just as our little family of five. In fact we were all in the car on the way back from a trip to Berlin, the girls all fast asleep as the clock struck midnight. 2018 was definitely a weird rollercoaster for our family. A lot of sadness …

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Family Day Out To Colchester Zoo

When I come up with ideas for blog posts I usually save the title as a draft post. Ready for me to come back to at a later date or when I have time. With it being a new year, I thought I’d take a look at the many draft titles I’ve got and give them a bit of an …

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Why I Am Now Using Their Names

Happy new year!! You may have noticed that in very recent blog posts I’ve started using my daughters names. I sort of wanted to explain why I’ve made that decision all of a sudden. Basically, the princess thing came about as a way to protect their identity. A way to keep them safe in this weird online world and community …

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Letter To My Princess 1 – 10 Years Old

To my Princess 1, This has been a birthday that sort of terrified me. Ten years is such a huge milestone. Double digits, a whole decade and the final few years until you become a teenager. If I’m honest seeing you creep closer to ten has also made me feel very old. Your birthday also marks another thing, the amount …

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Siblings 2018 – December – Looking Back On A Year

So much can change in a month. Our biggest change which I want to talk about separately as soon as I can catch my breath from the Christmas chaos, is that Eva got a space in the new school that we had moved Freya too. It happened far quicker than we ever anticipated and we are obviously thrilled. Eva has …

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Have We Finally Conquered The Milk Habit?

For anybody new here, it’s probably best that I explain the situation right from the beginning as quickly as I can. Eva and Elsa have had a milk addiction. I actually think it was more of a bottle addiction, to be honest I’m not entirely sure. Both bottles and milk went hand in hand. Basically, wherever we went we had …

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Changing My Daughter’s Primary School

It’s been really hard to sit and write about this. I want to be fully transparent whilst also protecting our daughters too. When you talk about your child’s school online you could be putting them at risk so it’s hard to talk openly without being open. I hope you get what I mean. It was weird. This whole situation came …

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We Are Taking Part In Vlogmas 2018

It’s so cliche to say that the year has gone by in a dash. Everyone says it all of the time but truly it has! We’ve had a big year with many changes and lots of fun. This is just a quick post to let you know that I am taking part in vlogmas this year, the fourth year in …

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Father Christmas Experience At Marsh Farm 2018

This year is our third year going to the Marsh Farm Father Christmas Experience. I’ve said it from the very first time we went, it’s our favourite grotto! So naturally we were very excited for this year too. We were booked for the first Father Christmas Experience of the day. We arrived early all dressed in our Christmas jumpers. It …

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Riding Her Bike For The First Time

Those first moments are so incredible as a parent. It’s so hard to explain but they just give you this warm fuzzy feeling you wish you could bottle and keep forever. I feel incredibly lucky that I chose to write about my life online. That I chose this way to document it all rather than in scrapbooks. I can look …

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Our Halloween 2018

I didn’t want to fully submerge myself in Christmas before acknowledging the Halloween we had this year. As a Christian I’m not meant to “celebrate” Halloween. So I sort of tend to try to slip our fun quickly past before anybody notices. The truth is, I don’t think it hurts my family or myself to take part in the fun …

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Siblings 2018 – November

Anybody else feeling a little uneasy that it’s Christmas next month. The end of another year. Obviously Christmas time is really magical but I just feel like this year has gone so much faster than any other year. This past month has zoomed by incredibly fast and I’ve actually not taken many, if any, photos during November of my girls …

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