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New Year, New Me?

Okay, so it’s really, really cliché and actually, it isn’t true. I don’t plan on promising to make any drastic changes in 2017, but what I am promising is that 2017 is going to be a selfish year – my most selfish yet. I do appreciate that I could have decided to make these changes… Continue reading New Year, New Me?

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Five Reasons I Love a Poorly Baby

It’s definitely not an okay thing to admit, but I do enjoy Little D being poorly. Now, don’t get me wrong, I hate it when Little R is uncomfortable and I would do anything to make her feel better, but there are some bits that I do enjoy about her being unwell. 1. Endless cuddles:… Continue reading Five Reasons I Love a Poorly Baby

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A to Z of Parenting

Attitude Until you spend a lot of time around young children, it is impossible to understand how much attitude they have. At the age of one, whether they can talk or not, they will respond to you with eye rolls and shoulder shrugs and, unless you have something that they want, they will completely ignore… Continue reading A to Z of Parenting

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Positivity.

I am aware I have been AWOL recently. Everything seems to have happened at the same time – Little R has had a cold and been really needy, university has started again, it was my birthday, I have been trying (but massively failing) to try and de-clutter my house and fabulously, our landlord has decided… Continue reading Positivity.

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Was I good enough today?

I struggled to be a good mum today. You cried a lot and it made me cry. You shouted ‘mumumum’ on repeat, despite knowing lots of other words. I got frustrated. You wouldn’t let me leave you alone and it made me angry. I lost my temper and I shouted. You cried even more. You… Continue reading Was I good enough today?

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The Occasional Boxes.

After a low week, I made the conscious decision that Little R and I would do something exciting at the weekend. We were lucky enough to be asked to try out The Occasional Boxes and so I decided that we would do it today. The box itself was presented really nicely and Little R loved… Continue reading The Occasional Boxes.