Family

“It was lovely to have all three running about together”

Around Easter time each year since moving to Sevenoaks, we have been gifted a membership to the local Nature Trail by my MiL. I think originally it was my MiLs way of getting us to go out more because I was a little reluctant during the first 6 months of living here and was happy to spend day in day …

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Siblings December 2015 – Looking Back On The Year

It has been a full year of taking part in the Siblings project that Lucy at Dear Beautiful hosts. When I first decided to take part I was excited to see how the girls grow not only in themselves but with each other too. I now have 12 photos of my three daughters together and it’s made me really smile …

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Christmas 2015

The build up and anticipation for Christmas this year was immense for me. For some reason it all felt so much more magical this year than any other year. I partly blame blogging for that as I am aware of other people’s traditions, decorations and stories that surround Christmas. Since last Christmas we’ve been saving our Nectar and Tesco purely …

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Letter To My Princess 1 – 7 Years Old

To my Princess 1, At 10:27am on Christmas Eve 7 years ago, you made me a mother. I carried you for exactly 33 weeks and 1 day. This birthday feels even more special than the others because you were born 7 weeks early. It feels like a lucky number. Your confidence has grown so much this past year. You have …

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“I don’t think we’ve ever had all three poorly at once”

I’m feeling positively festive this last remaining week before Christmas. There’s already been loads of family things going on since the school holidays started Friday. Saturday was a boring day spent at home but Sunday was the annual big family get together on hubby’s side. With all the issues I’ve had with my own family, this event that my MiL …

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An Update On Vlogmas 2015

It’s been over two weeks since I started recording VLOGMAS videos for my YouTube Channel and I’ve included the playlist where it scrolls through my videos in order in case you haven’t seen them yet. I decided to join in with VLOGMAS to challenge myself and it really has been quite a task. I’m not sure it’s the filming that has …

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“P2 is an enhanced version of the little girl we adored before”

In the past few days I have had so many people say to me that P2 is suddenly so grown up. This thought terrifies me slightly and it wasn’t until then that actually it hit me. P2 starting nursery has completely changed our lives for the better and for everyone. For the first two months we had tears at drop …

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“I had made the definite decision not to cosleep with P3”

Cosleeping with P2 was not a conscious decision that we’d made. It just happened and we managed to get more sleep despite having a leg in our ribs or our eyes getting poked out. We coslept for around a year on and off. Although it worked for us, I had made the definite decision not to cosleep with P3 under …

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“Having just one child is like going on holiday”

The first weekend of every month we have just P3. The other two go off for a weekend with my Mum. These weekends are strange for so many reasons. One thing that always comes up is that there is always a moment when hubby says “so this is what life would be like with just one”. Hubby was thrown in …

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How To Make An Angel Outfit From A Pillowcase

When I googled how to make P2s nativity costume I was surprised to actually be stuck for finding any tutorials. It was probably the places I was looking or I’m just a blind bat, but I took Pinterest photos for inspiration and made it up as I went along. I am actually so pleased with the result, she’s an Angel …

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“I’ve decided to take part in the Vlogmas hype”

I can’t believe we are actually in the run up to Christmas now. I feel like this year has gone so quickly!! Last year I made the girls a Santa sack each although I still haven’t finished P1s which is really awful of me. Seeing as I’m actively delving into the world of YouTube I’ve decided to take part in …

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Letter To My Princess 3 – 14 Months

To my Princess 3, Wow, 14 months! I know I say this every single time but your babyhood is going so quickly and it feels like each time I blink you are doing something new. I have started to stop referring to you as a baby because you are now walking. It is very rare that you crawl and I …

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Why Do Babies Cry?

Babies: For newborns, crying is their main way of communicating. Toddlers: Toddlers cry because they’re hungry, tired, uncomfortable or need affection – just like babies. Preschoolers and school-age children: Children tend to cry less as they get older. Once they can talk, it’s much easier for them to tell you why they’re upset and what they need. Why do we …

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“The reality is I’ve been in my onesie all day sitting on the sofa”

Although I’m posting this today, Tuesday, I’m actually writing it yesterday. Confusing but I wanted to publish this yesterday but the video which is hopefully now below took literally all day to load to my computer. Blooming technology. As I’m writing this there’s a faint sound of snoring, I can hear Hubby downstairs watching YouTube videos and I’m sinking into …

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“P3 stared at him warily”

Wednesday’s are always one of our busier days but at the same time it’s quite a pleasant day as P1 goes to an after school club. This week we invited my Grandad over. When my Grandad travels the 40 odd miles from his house to ours, I always worry that he’s coming such a long way and we never really …

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