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#Blogstravaganza #25


Hello and welcome to #Blogstravaganza!  What a scorcher it’s been this week, I hope you’ve all enjoyed the beautiful sunshine. In true British style we’ve had BBQ’s, ice cream and have never been more that  few meters from a fan. Here’s hoping there’s more of it to come! #Blogstravaganza news! I’m on the look out for weekly guest co-hosts for…

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Sleeplessness, Dancing and Buckets of Rain


Today has been a miserable day.  Hubs headed back to work after a few days off, leaving me to solo-parent two under two.  The rain has been torrential and the littlest of my brood refused to nap, not even a wink! Now usually I rock parenting two so young. I’m no expert and far from perfect, but over the past…

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Happy Birthday Baby J!


As  I sit down to write this, I’m struggling to comprehend that I will soon have a two year old!  I know it’s a cliché , but time really does fly.  It only seems like yesterday that we found out we were expecting, never mind bringing our newborn home.  Since she is approaching her second birthday I’m not sure I…

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#Blogstravaganza #21


Welcome back to #Blogstravaganza! After a truly horrific and sad week I won’t ramble on. My thoughts are will all of those affected at this very difficult time. Featured Blogger My favourite post from last week was Making Big Life Decisions from Surrey Mama.  I love the honesty in this post and I wish Sarah every bit of luck with her journey!  Grab…

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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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