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A Potty Training Dilemma


The eldest of my girls will soon be two and so the question of when to officially start potty training keeps popping into my mind.  Up until now we have had successful use of the potty, but by no means are we fully trained. I first gave her the option of using the potty at around eighteen months, one day she told me when…

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I’m not Failing, I’m a Working Mum


Since I went back to work at the beginning of last month, I’ve really struggled to shake the feeling that I failed at being a SAHM.  Every time I sit down to work, I look back at my children’s faces and a pang of guilt rocks me.  Once I get going the feeling usually passes and I get on with my job, but…

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#Blogstravaganza #19


Happy Saturday you lovely linkers! I hope you’ve all had a fabulous week and have enjoyed the sunshine.  We had a great turn out last week with 48 links, thank you all so much! We have a fab little community over on Instagram too, again thank you all so much for tagging your photos with #Blogstravaganza.  I love Instagram so it’s…

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Loving The Life Less Lived – A Mental Health Awareness Week Giveaway


Mental Health Awareness week 2017 falls between 8th – 17th May.  In light of this, here at The Tale of Mummyhood, we are giving away a copy of the fabulous book LOVING THE LIFE LESS LIVED by Gail Marie Mitchell.   ‘Loving The Life Less Lived is an emotional rollercoaster, it’s an honest, often brutal example of how anxiety can…

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Five Reasons You Should Exercise More


I’ve always loved exercise, fitness and I are no stranger.  I’ve spent most of the past year working out at home, but with the Littlest turning one this month I’ve been feeling like it’s time to get back into keeping myself fit and healthy with a passion! After re-joining my pre-baby gym, I spent a few days finding my feet…

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Getting Crafty with Johnstone’s Magnetic Blackboard Paint


This week Hubs has had some well deserved leave annual leave from work and we’ve had such a great week spending time together as a family!  One of the great things about my husband is that he loves a project and so this week, Johnstone’s couldn’t have timed it better when they asked us to try out their Magnetic Blackboard Paint. …

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Why Podcasts are my New Found Love


Whilst driving and in the gym I’m always plugged in, usually to the radio or the never ending playlists on my phone.  I’m not into any specific genre, so I often vary the station I listen to or the playlist I shuffle through.  However, of late I’ve noticed myself skipping tracks and stations.  I’m bored of the endless rattling on the…

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#Blogstravaganza #16


Welcome back to #Blogstravaganza! Another week has flown by, so it’s time to get those posts ready to link up.  Grab a brew and let’s get cracking! My favourite post from last week was 5 Ways Being in Foster Care Shaped my Parenting from Mummy Mama Mum.  I’ve featured Aleena’s work on #Blogstravaganza before, but I just couldn’t let this…

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Sleep Like a Baby with the Zen Guru Memory Foam Mattress


As parents of two young children, Hubs and I have learnt the value of sleep the hard way.  Long gone are the days when weekends were used to lie in and catch up on sleep after a week of work.  These days we often rise before the sun and finally crawl into our beds well after it sets.  Our girls aren’t…

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Eyes, Ears, Mouth and Nose: How to Keep Them All Healthy


We all know the old ‘Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes’ song, and you’ve probably sung it to your kids hundreds of times.  Today we’re going to concentrate on the other features in the song; namely, the ones on your face. As these are all directly linked to your senses, we want to make sure these all stay as healthy as possible…

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