Life

I’m So Proud

Ok just a “I’m so proud of my daughter” moment… This little lady is amazing. Both my girls are amazing but it’s currently 4am and this particular daughter has just woken up for her first night feed. After her usual 9-10pm crying non-stop episode that’s she’s made part of her routine since having her jabs… She finally had her feed …

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Children And Pets

There’s so many articles and opinions on children and pets. I was brought up with a variety of animals – my mother was a veterinary nurse for over 15years, all of my childhood memories involve animals in some way of another. So my opinion is that it’s a good idea to introduce children to pets and animals at a young …

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Organisation Is The Key

I’ve started to organise my life a little and try get back on track with being a domestic goddess… Then maybe my OH will allow me to have the extra maternity leave. Here’s my folder I’ve created. I would love to hear everyone’s tips on keeping a house tidy and in working order. You can purchase my eBook here: Becoming …

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Why Isn’t It My Sleep Time Now?

I’ve had one of those days when you just sit there and think really?!? Those photos were taken earlier… You would never have guessed that P1 had just been sick. She’s been complaining of feeling sick for a few days now and I’m utterly convinced it’s because she hasn’t been eating properly recently – that’s for another post. She gagged …

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DP – The Transporter

Tell us about a sensation — a taste, a smell, a piece of music — that transports you back to childhood. As a child I spent many holidays with my Grandparents at a farm. My Grandad had a very close friend who owned a farm in Somerset and we used to go over to help him manage the farm. I …

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Money Can’t Buy Love

I was devastated when my fingers puffed up so that I couldn’t wear my engagement ring or my 18th birthday ring for my Grandparents during my pregnancy. Last Tuesday, I was sat in the doctors having our 6 week check up. Twiddling with my birthday ring when I suddenly realised my engagement wasn’t on my other hand! I panicked to …

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Car Crash Trauma

I travelled to Kiddicare yesterday again to get P1 a new carseat. On the way there I noticed a pretty serious accident on the opposite side. All the emergency services, quite a few mashed up cars and a huge pile of traffic building up behind. As I drove past I felt a shiver down my body. A rush of emotions …

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You Will Obey

Last night P1 ended up in bed early. This usually happens once a month and it’s enough to get her behaviour back on track. Last night my OH and I were completely at the end of our tether with her. The “naughty step” hadn’t worked its wonders and we were still getting smirks from her as we told her to …

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I’ll Swap For The Longer Straw

So who the heck handed me the short straw this year? I’ll do absolutely anything to swap it. My two pregnancy experiences couldn’t of been more different. P1 – easy pregnancy, no sickness, 7weeks early but natural birth, 19hours of labour, no wounds down below, she had troubles breathing, weighed 4lb 13oz, bleeding ended within 4 weeks, milk dried up …

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DP – The Social Network

Do you feel like you “get” social media, or do you just use it because that’s where all your friends and family are? I definitely think I “get” social media. I started with Bebo gosh I even think this is still going. I only did that because all my friends were and then they all moved to Myspace, so off I followed …

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In My Bra

I’ve reviewed Lansinoh previously because I love their boobie products. I’ve been using their Breast pads for the past month. I’d been given a box and then they were on offer so I bought another box. They come in a box of 60. All individually wrapped (one packet is one pad). They are disposable. They have two adhesive strips. Stay …

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Monkey In The Trees

It’s my OHs birthday this Tuesday so his Mum had arranged a surprise (obviously I knew) outing for him to Go Ape. I could never do something like that, I did one at centerparcs once but compared to Go Ape it was nothing. The weather was freezing but we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I think Go Ape is a really …

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DP – Odd Couple

Does a messy home (or office) make you anxious and cranky, or is cleaning something you just do before company comes over? I was honestly expecting an Easter-ey Daily Prompt today… But nope. I am the biggest mess maker ever. I do it and think to myself “I’ll tidy that later” but later never comes! I hate that quality about …

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Happy Easter

We put P2 in a babygro the other night that had scratch mits on the feet and not on the hands?! Did someone just decide to be creative? Or was this a mistake batch? I don’t see any need for a scratch mitted foot but I did quite like the design of this babygro. At least it satisfied my need …

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Difficulties

It’s becoming increasingly hard to breastfeed P2. As she’s getting older she’s becoming more active and alert. She’s wanting to view her surroundings and flap her arms about. She’s also far too big now for my lap. Throughout a feed, P2 latches on and off my boob. I never know when she’s had enough anymore because of this and my …

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