Tag Archives : parenting

#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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Pusheen from GUND UK Review


We’ve all had a giggle at Pusheen the cat as she pops up on our social media, often dressed to impress and eating something yummy.  I regularly use the Pusheen ‘stickers’ on Facebook, just to exaggerate my mood.  So when we were asked to review the Pusheen soft toy range from GUND UK, I couldn’t wait to show my girls…

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Make the Most of Summer in Your Family Garden


Sourced from Pexels Summer is always a fantastic time to spend with your family. The weather might not be perfect all the time, but you can get outside more to enjoy the sunshine and warmer temperatures when it is. Being able to enjoy the outdoors is more important than ever if you have one or more children to entertain. They…

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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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Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Disney Store!


Ever since I was small Disney has always been a big part of my life.  I loved nothing better than snuggling on the sofa to watch my favourite movies!  Now that I have children of my own I think it’s essential that I educate them on all things Disney, I have an extensive library that they’re already so familiar with!…

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