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being a millennial

Why millennial mums need to let go of perfect

I often find myself wondering how my mum did it. I grew up in a house that was always pristine, my wardrobe was full of clean, perfectly ironed clothes and we’d always have dinner on the table for 6pm…

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Fuelling our family snack times with Nairn’s oatcakes

I’ve always been a serial snacker. Although I’m pretty mindful about what I cook and what we eat at mealtimes, I completely let myself down when it comes to snacking in between. Over the years I’ve learnt that the…

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Harry at 7 months old – Testing times and the best of times

We’ve had some challenges to overcome this month with a refusal to eat, restless nights and eczema that’s been difficult to get under control. Your weight has dropped again too and meal times have become something of a sport…

#MySundayPhoto – Lazy sick days

We’ve had two poorly children this week and have been battling high temperatures, coughs and colds. Taylor got sent home ill from preschool on Tuesday, and Harry has been keeping us up most nights needing cuddles. This photo was…

To Taylor – On turning three and growing up

I can’t believe I’m only writing this post now, when you actually turned three over a month ago. I wasn’t going to write it at all – partly because I completely ran out of time (how inconsiderate of me…

#MySundayPhoto – Time with my little man

I’m joining in with the #MySundayPhoto linky again this year as I love using it to capture our family memories and record those moments that would otherwise be forgotten. I can’t believe that Harry turned six months this week!…

Harry at six months old

I feel like we’ve reached a big milestone at six months and know that over the following months you’ll become an entirely different baby. You’re so self-aware now as you try and master new tricks and better understand your…

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A new peach and gold bedroom for our threenager

When we moved into our forever home last June, one of the first things I wanted to do was tackle the kids’ rooms and create a space that they can call their own. We decorated them back in July…