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Tag Archives : parenthood

#MumisBest Guest Post – Jessie from The Spilt Milk


 Welcome to another instalment of my new guest series #MumisBest!  #MumisBest is all about the ever-growing SAHM/working mum debate.  I really want this series to highlight that there’s no right or wrong way, but whatever works for you and you family.  If you’d like to take part do get in touch, I’d love to hear from you!  For now I will…

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Working from Home – Three Lessons I Learned the Hard Way


Working from home is the perfect set up for my family and I.  Doing so has so many positives for us. As is often the case though, things don’t always go according to plan. Here are three major lessons that working from home has taught me the hard way! Life likes to get in the way – I’m the queen…

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#MumisBest Guest Post – Kerry from Don’t Drop the Baby


Welcome to another instalment of my new guest series #MumisBest!  #MumisBest is all about the ever-growing SAHM/working mum debate.  I really want this series to highlight that there’s no right or wrong way, but whatever works for you and you family.  If you’d like to take part do get in touch, I’d love to hear from you!  For now I will…

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Five Reasons you Should Start Blogging


Have you considered writing blogs in the past? Maybe you’ve started and it’s fallen by the wayside, or maybe you haven’y plucked the courage to put fingers to keyboard yet. Before The Tale of Mummyhood was born I spent years dipping in and out of blogging, but this time I caught the bug and discovered the amazing world of blogging!…

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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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Five Simple ways to Live Green as a Family


Green living has become an increasingly popular way to live. Looking after our environment offers huge benefits to ourselves and to the planet. As parents however, we often find that family life is a juggle at the best of times. Adding to our workload by implementing green living rituals can seem daunting. This doesn’t have to be the case though!…

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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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Create A Family Kitchen Perfect For Healthy Eating


As mums, our purpose in life other than wiping snotty noses and keeping mammoth to-do lists running in our heads, is to feed and water our kids the best we can. A healthy diet for a child is essential for giving them the right start in life, but also for giving them the knowledge to grow up to be healthy…

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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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Don’t Panic! Dealing with A Sick Child


As a parent, it’s easy to overreact if your child gets sick. Every single cough or sneeze will ring alarm bells and before you know it you’re halfway to the hospital, only to find out once you get there that everything is absolutely fine. We’ve all done it at some point, we just can’t help worrying and parents can feel guilty if…

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