reusable nappies and reusable wipes on a chest of drawers

Everything You Need To Know About Using Reusable Wipes

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I feel that I have covered so much on cloth/reusable nappies but I haven’t really mentioned our wipes very much. I have touched on them in my other posts but I have just realised that these need a little explaining too as after I posted on my Instastories questions came flooding in. So here is my opinion (because I think you have to work out what works best for you) on everything you need to know about using reusable wipes. Continue reading “Everything You Need To Know About Using Reusable Wipes”

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Using Mindfulness To Achieve Some Zen After School

If you have followed me for a while now, you will know that Jake started school last September and that the transition has been somewhat difficult for both of us. The daily school runs, the intensity of school work, the extra intensity of homework, the tiredness, the endless stuff coming through on parentmail… Urgh, it’s been overwhelming. Once the Christmas holidays hit we were most definitely all done in. Continue reading “Using Mindfulness To Achieve Some Zen After School”

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Does Amber Jewellery Actually Work For Teething?

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This is one of those questions I am asked very often; Does Amber Jewellery actually work for teething? And I can only be honest. For us, yes it has worked but I have heard that for others it hasn’t but I think that is just the way for all teething remedies. Continue reading “Does Amber Jewellery Actually Work For Teething?”

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Review | Come From Away Musical

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Musicals are one of my passions in life. I adore going to the theatre, I adore singing and music and if I could do any job in the world it would have to be to star in one (if I could act, sing and dance, that is!) So, when Encore Tickets got in touch to ask if I’d like to review a new musical called ‘Come From Away’ I was very, very excited!  Continue reading “Review | Come From Away Musical”

3 alarm clocks, one laughing, one worried one crying, like us on the morning routine school run

Our Morning Routine – No Frills, Plenty of Spills, Plus a Dash of Shouting!

Have you ever sat down and watched those YouTube videos that are solely dedicated to morning routines? I have and do you know how they made me feel? Well, quite frankly like shit! Sorry, but if people are truly getting up 2 hours before their kids, doing yoga, reading a book, having a bath, applying their makeup to a professional level and whipping up a healthy, nutritional breakfast for the children, then well done, I honestly don’t know how you do it AND keep it up… Being a parent myself for the last 5 years and knowing how utterly exhausting it is, I am not completely sure I believe a word of it!  Continue reading “Our Morning Routine – No Frills, Plenty of Spills, Plus a Dash of Shouting!”

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Earth Day: Making Your Garden More Eco-Friendly

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Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? Anyone with green fingers wants to answer “great, thanks!” There is no better feeling that cultivating a piece of land and transforming it into a haven. Whether it’s for you, the kids or the neighbours, the garden is a perfect place to relax and unwind. Plus, it’s not hard on the eyes either. Continue reading “Earth Day: Making Your Garden More Eco-Friendly”

teething baby

What Order Do Babies Teeth Come Through?

What order do babies teeth come through?

This is probably one of the main questions that parents ask in parenting advice groups, just behind what age do they start teething at? Is my baby teething yet? And what on earth can I give them to help?! Continue reading “What Order Do Babies Teeth Come Through?”