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That Time Has Come To Say Goodnight

It’s that time on a Sunday – when I feel like the weekend has gone far too quick. When we’ve done so much but it feels like so little. When I know it’s soon approaching P1s bedtime. When I know it will soon be time for my OH and I to go to bed. Basically, when Sunday is over and …

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Salt Dough Creations (Before Oven)

P1 has an obsession with playdoh at the moment and it really annoys me (playdoh not my daughters love for it) We tend to get all the pots out, make something and then leave it for too long and it gets all hard and needs to be chucked. It suddenly dawned on me to make salt dough! I did this …

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Conquered You

I cannot believe it! I slept half decent last night. It was a huge struggle to actually fall asleep but I must of dozed off at around midnight. The next thing I know it’s 4am!!! I’ve slept for a solid four hours – yippeeeeee! I struggled to get back to sleep with really itchy skin – mainly my legs. But …

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Serious Words Body

Right body. I need serious words with you. I do not need preparing for a newborn… I’ve been there done that. I do however need to sleep! For a couple of hours at a time would be nice!? I don’t want to be getting up every 15minutes to use the toilet. I don’t want to be sweating buckets and feeling …

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Milestones – What’s normal?

I’ve previously mentioned about P1s joints and lower limbs. I thought I’d go into a little more detail about it. We all get excited about our children’s milestones. P1 was slower than average on reaching her milestones: Sat up at 10months. Crawled at 12months. First steps at 16months. However, she was saying her first words and speaking in sentences by …

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No Hope

Another false hope and this one has left me even more anxious and frustrated. Last night I was experiencing a constant period pain in my lower tummy and back, which every ten or so minutes would intensify with tightenings that lasted 30seconds ish from 11:30pm until about 3am. I couldn’t sleep as every time I dozed off the pain would …

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I’m A Junk Food Junkie

I actually ventured out of the house today. I know shocking.It was a bit last minute and I hadn’t even showered. But the offer of McDonalds from my Grandparents was far too tempting to miss. Even my nap that I was so longing to have – could wait! So I threw on some leggings which I have to admit are …

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Technology + Children = ?!

So we stole borrowed my OHs iPad for half an hour today. It amazes me how accustomed my 4 year old is with technology. We love Apple products; my OH and I have iPhones, I have an Apple Mac and my OH has an iPad. I remember when searching for a birthday present on eBay (yes I know…) from P1 …

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How to Add Extra Space to Your House

There’s no reason to move out of your home to enjoy more space. Small homes can be more homely for their owners, and the thought of moving from one house to another can be unsettling, costly and stressful. You simply need to make a few changes to transform your property. If you want to add more freedom and square footage, …

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Quack Quack – Who Let The Duck In?

I’ve woken up with a waddle. I’ve gone the whole pregnancy being able to walk half fine – I’ve had hip discomfort which made my walking slightly elderly. Today; I’m getting sharp pains every now and then inside my lady bits. I feel a lot heavier around there and generally just waddling like a duck. I’m really hoping this means …

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Mini Domestic Goddess

Today has been a good day. A very good day! I got to wake up with a very well behaved daughter. I got to have a very nice relaxing day. I got to receive great news that P1 had been well behaved at nursery. I got to have a stress free afternoon and evening with P1 who was being a …

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From The Monster Within

I was P1-free today. This morning I was really looking forward to it but by midday everything was far too quiet and I was getting bored of watching episode after episode of CSI! I was so excited to have P1 home but when she arrived I got told she’s not been behaving too great at my Grandparents regarding meal times …

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Wedding

What makes your wedding day so memorable? Is it the person you are marrying? The guests? The place? The food? The decorations? The dress? For us- We know we love each other and want a life together and ultimately our wedding day would be the start of that – but the guests seemed to be the most important part of …

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That Have To Snow Post

Snow can be so pretty. It causes complete traffic disaster and the whole area tends to come to a halt – but it’s so beautiful. This weekend has included a trip to Kent to visit my OHs mum. As P1 really wanted to play in the snow and all we’ve had here was a light dusting of it. The kids …

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Post Pregnancy Excitments

This pregnancy isn’t even over yet and I’ve already made a list of the things I’m most looking forward to reclaiming. Here’s my top 4: My Eye Sight — Since way before getting pregnant I’ve needed new glasses. That’s the joys of parenthood; kids tend to knock your glasses when having cuddles or accidentally dropping them when you are trying …

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