Halloween Crafts For Toddlers

Halloween has always been a favourite time of year for me. Every year my whole family would be together for the much loved Trick or Treating and dressing up. Now that I have children of my own I really want to carry on the tradition and try to make Halloween even more of a special time […]

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Pumpkin Carving

As a part of our Halloween half-term bucket & spade list we got down and dirty with pumpkin carving! We had Uncle James for the day (my youngest brother, 10) and although it is a bit early with Halloween a week away it was lovely for the kids to do it all together. First of […]

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Pregnancy With A Toddler: Survival Guide

We had our children close together was the right option for us so we didn’t get any ‘only child syndrome’ or get used to life without nappies! My pregnancy with Max was a struggle with Amelia too. Children close in age can be a lovely thing with plenty of advantages and also plenty of hurdles. Your children’s […]

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Halloween Half-Term Bucket & Spade List!

Half-term in our house doesn’t mean any changes to our week as neither Amelia or Max go to school or nursery. However since we’re coming up to Halloween and my youngest brother has broken up for school (Uncle James is 10) I’ve decided to make the most of them having a playmate and have a […]

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Why I Was Scared About Baby No 2

A lot of thoughts had been going around in my head about baby number two and the massive impact he would have on our lives when I was pregnant. I was super excited for a new little baby to expand our family and have a companion for Amelia but it did also come with some fears. […]

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The Question Of Independent Gymnastics

As you may know from my many various posts about Amelia’s gymnastics she has been doing it for a while now. Recently one of the coaches told me in conversation that she thinks Amelia is ready for the independent sessions held after the parent & child ones we regularly attend. So this has prompted the […]

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Feeling Like A Lego House

When thinking about parenthood, I feel like no matter where we live, what things we have or give to our children, we are their constant. Their safe place. Their house, if you will. We surround them with love, comfort, happiness and safety. We weather their storms and hold fast and kind of tornados and tantrums […]

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Eating Disorders – Speak Out!

 Eating Disorders are a terrible life-controlling thing and there is still a huge stigma surrounding any sufferers. As a society we are trying to tackle so many issues people face today such as baby loss, gay rights and racism which is fantastic to encourage and support people facing these issues, however I feel like Eating […]

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