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#MySundayPhoto – Good morning!

Just another crazy morning with this nutter. The sun has definitely gone to her head this week! #neveradullmoment  …

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Jo Jo Maman Bébé launches new occasion wear for kids

There’s nothing cuter than dressing up your little one for a big occasion! Just in time for those big summer events and celebrations, Jo Jo Maman Bébé has launched its brand new range of occasion wear for kids. Taylor seems…

easy chocolate chip cookie recipe for baking with toddlers

Easy chocolate chip cookies to bake with your toddler

We all know that the reality of baking with a toddler can be somewhat different from the wholesome, ‘Pinterest perfect’ dream. No matter how good our intentions might be, the carnage of flour being thrown around the kitchen and…

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Why I’ll be teaching my kids that winning is important

We all know about non-competitive sports days and the growing trend in schools today to not celebrate the ‘winners’. Instead, each child should be recognised for taking part and ‘having a go’. But is this really a healthy life lesson? …

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5 simple ways to find more ‘me time’ as a busy mum

As a mum of young kids, your days can be swallowed up by soft play centres, preparing dinners, cleaning up, changing nappies…The list goes on and you never seem to get a spare minute to yourself. Now that I’m…

My reality of being the stay at home parent

When I first went on maternity leave and became a stay at home mum two and a half years ago, I had grand ideas about what I’d do with all of the spare time I was going to have.…

#MySundayPhoto – lost in thought

On Friday the weather was pretty warm here so we managed to spend an hour outside in our garden. I took the opportunity to take some photos of my little outdoorsy girl and love this one. She’d just woken…

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The first pregnancy Vs. the second pregnancy

We’re now approaching 30 weeks in pregnancy number two and I’m already understanding why, as a second child myself, there are barely any baby photos of me. They say that we’re all born equal, but they lie. Second children just…

#MySundayPhoto – Family time at Caughton Court

Last Sunday we used our National Trust membership for the first time in a long time and visited Caughton Court which is not too far from us. The gardens are beautiful at this time of year and we had…

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Muddy Puddles Pac-a-Mac SS17 – Review & Giveaway

We’re big fans of the Muddy Puddles kids’ clothing range in our house – ever since we first reviewed their adorable Pac-a-Mac’s last year. We’ve had so much use out of it, so we were more than happy to…