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Letter To My Princess 2 – 2 Years 5 Months

To my Princess 2, You are very nearly two and half years old. Zooming towards turning three and that’s just too scary to even contemplate. You’ve had two taster sessions at a preschool. It was a decision we felt was right for you as I’ve noticed you struggle to form relationships with other children outside of your family. You cross …

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“We survived the hottest day of the year!”

Yesterday, 1st July 2015, marked the hottest July day in the UK so far. Temperatures soared to 36.7C in many parts of the UK. I checked my weather app regularly and the highest we saw in Kent was 34C. A crazy, dangerous temperature but I’m pleased to announce that we survived the hottest day of the year. As I’ve said …

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Letter To My Princess 3 – 9 Months

To my Princess 3, You have now officially been outside longer than you were tucked up inside my tummy. You are 9 months old. It’s crazy to think that in just a few months time we’ll be celebrating your first birthday. We’ll probably end up having a joint birthday/wedding anniversary/birthday celebration seeing as you arrived the morning after my own …

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” P2 has been on a waiting list to attend a preschool”

For the past 6 months P2 has been on a waiting list to attend a preschool. This wasn’t a decision that came lightly for us. The whole point of me being a stay at home mum and quitting my job nearly two years ago was so that I could be P2s primary carer. Considering I started my working life when …

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Letter To My Princess 1 – 6 Years 6 Months

To my Princess 1, I’ve been really disappointed with your behaviour lately. To the point we’ve been to see the doctors because I know this just isn’t normal behaviour for a 6 year old. We have a few next steps and I hope that you are just in a very awful stage at the moment. You’ve been so doting on …

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“There’s now no need to wrap our toddler in bubble wrap”

When P3 was born P2 went from a tiny toddler snuggled in my arms to this huge giant of a child. Since turning two she’s changed so much that it’s really scaring me. She’s no longer a baby in any sense and has become such a grown up and independent little sausage. The things she says are just immensely amusing. …

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Your Digital Footprints

To P1, P2 and P3, I’ve just got back from BritMums Live 2015 and although the sessions I attended were great there’s one specific one that has left a bit of an imprint in my thoughts. It was about Your Child’s Digital Footprint. Whilst sitting in there I actually thought I was disagreeing with the speakers and some of the …

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Siblings June 2015

So it turns out that the 15th has really creapt up on me. When I decided to religiously join in with this linky I wanted to have a dozen photos to look at come December that I could one day make into a canvas of some sort. As much as I love natural photos of my girls, I have come …

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She’s Crawling

P3 is crawling. Well not particularly getting from A to B but she’s certainly getting there. This development has happened earlier than both her sisters. P1 crawled for the first time around her birthday and P2 crawled at 9 months 2 days old. P3 is 8 months 2 weeks old. I don’t remember the ins and outs of P1s crawling …

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“I’m trying to enjoy every inch of sun”

Life seems busier than ever at the moment. Probably because I’m trying to enjoy every inch of sun that shines in the sky this year and our little home houses three active monsters so I’ve sort of been push to go outside whether it’s across the road, out in the access way or to the park. Park being the popular …

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Letter To My Princess 2 – 2 Years 4 Months

To my Princess 2, This past month has seen you really change. You now seem like a little girl rather than a toddler. You are walking more and more. I wonder if we really need a double buggy half the time. You walk to playgroup, to Gymboree and to the park. It’s making life so simple. You’re speech is just …

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My Mum, In The Eyes Of A 2 and 6 Year Old

There’s a new thing I’ve seen going around Facebook lately. You are asked to question your child without prior warning and without prompting them. After receiving my not so fantastic Mother’s Day card where she couldn’t answer the question “what makes mummy laugh”, I thought this would be a really fun thing to do with P1. Here’s our answers: 1. …

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“Her face was tear stained and she held my hand tightly”

P1 has once again been awful at bedtime and even managed to fall out of her bed, which is over 4ft tall, an hour after being put to bed and after numerous times of telling her to lay down and go to sleep. I struggled to find sympathy for her. That sounds so mean but she didn’t cry and there …

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My Sunday Photo – 31/05/2015

I missed last weeks my Sunday photo as we were having far too much fun at a family wedding. Last Sunday was also my Grandad’s 84th birthday. Seeing as this Sunday will be spent doing a food shop and hopefully out to the park if the weather permits, I thought I would share a photo from last week that makes …

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Letter To My Princess 3 – 8 Months

To my Princess 3, You have been in the world and in our lives for 8 months now. In the scheme of things that’s such a short amount of time but it doesn’t feel that way. It feels like you’ve always been a part of our lives. Admittedly, we haven’t had you weighed in quite a long time by a …

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