Paw Patrol Pumpkin Carving

I have kicked off my Autumn Bucket List by ticking off two points in one: #5 teach Amelia how to carve a pumpkin and #6 carve a Paw Patrol pumpkin. This was a pretty out of the blue activity that we didn’t plan on doing today. My awesome neighbour picked us up two pumpkins from the […]

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Amelia’s Halloween Basket

Halloween is coming up and it’s a season I really love, especially with all of the yummy sweets and scary costumes. Now with children it’s even better especially since this year Amelia is a bit more aware of what’s going on (she’s terrified, but still she’s aware!). Themed baskets are a tradition that I want […]

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How To Survive A Car Journey With A Toddler

Whether it’s an hour trip or five, it’s best to be prepared – especially where toddlers and young children are concerned. Plan your time If your journey is going to take 5 hours and you know you usually have to change your toddlers nappy every 2 hours then stop accordingly. Some toddlers are fine staying […]

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My Weekly Aims

I’m in mild disbelief that we’re actually in October already and have only 2 months left until Christmas, and the end of 2016. I feel like the weeks are just turning in to months and life is going by in total blur! Each week seems to be the same and pretty boring for us. We […]

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What They Wore – Halloween

On a Friday Amelia and Max go to our local stay and play which Amelia loves!  This week they held a Halloween party with prizes for best child fancy dress, best adult fancy dress and best carved pumpkin bought on the day. I was actually really surprised at how many of the parents dressed up […]

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Autumn Bucket List

Autumn is a really beautiful time of year. It’s calm, chilly and just generally so much fun. There’s loads that I want us to do as a family and I’m really looking forward to getting started; so here is our Autumn Bucket List. Visit a pumpkin patch and pick pumpkins Create my own Autumn/ Halloween […]

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Dear Coffee

Dear Coffee, my saviour. Every morning I wake up get woken up,  and my first thought is of you. We never really had a solid relationship before now, it was a kind of on-off affair where I used you when I was a bit chilly or just needed a little kick up the rear end. Those touchorous 5 […]

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Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy

We recently wantched a film based on Munchausen’s syndrome and Munchausen’s syndrome by proxy. It really got me thinking about awareness and how many people really know about this psychological disorder. The film we watched was called A Daughters Nightmare and it’s really worth a watch – if you can find it on sky you […]

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Maybe She’s Born To Be A Mum

Have you ever sat down and wondered whether you’re really cut of for this whole parenting thing? Raising a person and moulding them to turn out to be the best person they can be a not a serial killer that grows up hating and blaming their parents is an everyday, every hour, every minute battle. […]

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