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How To Be A Successful Blogger

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Although you may have had your blog for a long time, you may not feel as though you are a successful blogger yet. Whilst success means different things to different people when it comes to blogging it often refers to having a regular income or going full-time. Whether you’ve just started your blog or you’ve been going for years, for most this is the ultimate goal. Continue reading “How To Be A Successful Blogger”

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7 Things I’ve Done Differently With My Second Child That REALLY Have Worked

Before I had William, I had a bit of a think about how I wanted to do some things differently with my second baby,9 to be specific and these included trying more classes, not listening to others’ comments, giving baby-led weaning a go, mastering expressing, breastfeeding for longer, amongst others. Well, he is now 18 months old so I thought I would do a follow-up post on what I have done differently with my second child that have worked because if I had known some of these things the first time around, I would have had an easier time and less stress I’m sure. Continue reading “7 Things I’ve Done Differently With My Second Child That REALLY Have Worked”

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How To Wash Cloth Nappies

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One of the biggest worries when thinking about making the switch from single-use nappies to reusable nappies is the washing. Most parents gasp at the thought of more loads each day, a lot of people imagine that I must be scrubbing my cloth nappies to get the stains out or that they need soaking in a bath for days prior to going into the machine. Now let me tell you this much, none of this is true. There is nothing difficult about using and washing cloth nappies, they are no different from clothes and you will not need to be tackling it every day either. Continue reading “How To Wash Cloth Nappies”

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Joie Spin 360 Review

When it came to making the swap from a newborn car seat to the next stage up I initially wasn’t sure what to go for. Since having my first child the law had changed to ensure that babies were rear facing up until 15 months but with far more known about the impact of a crash and how a child’s body reacts in that instance there was far more evidence on the internet telling me that keeping them rear facing up to 4 or 5 years was recommended. Continue reading “Joie Spin 360 Review”

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Why I Think The Canines Are The Worst Teeth To Cut

When we talk about teething (and yes, I do talk about it an awful lot!) we quite often hear how bad certain ones are and people usually go straight to the molars. Yes, I agree that the molars are bad and yep they do seem to rumble for a long time which can cause a lot of upset before they actually rear their ugly heads BUT for me, the canines are the worst teeth to cut and this is why. Continue reading “Why I Think The Canines Are The Worst Teeth To Cut”

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A Little Garden Inspiration

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Finding the right ideas for your garden can be tough a call. All gardens vary so much and if you have a very small garden as I do, you will understand the difficulties of trying to find something that will work for you and the space you have. Whether you want plants, trees, a patio or new furniture here are a few garden inspiration ideas for you… Continue reading “A Little Garden Inspiration”

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Why I Won’t Be Ridding My Home Of Plastic Toys

Plastic. It’s been a huge talking point over the last year, hasn’t it? And if you’ve been following me for a while you’ll know that it’s been something I have been gradually tackling. Our swaps so far include: Continue reading “Why I Won’t Be Ridding My Home Of Plastic Toys”