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When did our toddler start calling the shots?

Yesterday my almost three year old daughter waved me off at the playground. She was stood at the top of the slide hollaing “Bye Mummy!” as I loaded her baby brother and our cocker spaniel into my car. It…

#MySundayPhoto – “I did it!”

We spent last Sunday at the Lickey Hills with Taylor and Harry’s big cousins. To say that the kids enjoyed the mud is an understatement and most of the day was spent trying to rescue wellies (and children) from…

make mum friends

6 ways to make friends as a new mum

Having young kids can sometimes feel a little unsociable – especially in the newborn months when you’re sleep deprived and getting to grips with your new life as a parent. Socialising is probably the last thing you feel like…

#MySundayPhoto – A baker in the making

With the weather being pants recently, I’ve had to keep this one entertained indoors. So baking has become one of our new favourite activities. I’m not much of a baker to be honest, but at least Taylor’s now at…

turning 33

Celebrating my 33rd birthday (and my fear of growing older)

Yesterday I celebrated my 33rd birthday. Birthday celebrations these days aren’t quite the raucous events they used to be, more a gathering of my immediate family over a relaxed meal out. Although my lovely parents did babysit for us…

baby book club review

Inspiring a love of reading with Baby Book Club

We were recently contacted by the Baby Book Club – a subscription service which delivers three specially selected picture books each month to your door. The books are suitable for babies and toddlers, and follow a particular theme each…

two months

Harry at two months old

We’ve had a lot of changes this month, but we’re starting to get more of a routine into our lives now that your big sister has started pre-school. Things seem a little less hectic, and you get more time…

#MySundayPhoto – Siblings

I’ve not taken many photos this week so I’m sharing one I took a couple of weeks ago of my two favourites. I often get a little picky when it comes to photos I publish on the blog, preferring…