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Yes, I May Moan, But I Wouldn’t Change A Thing!

 

Yes, I may moan, but I wouldn’t change a thing…

 

I may moan about the serious lack of sleep, why at three he still doesn’t feel the need to sleep through the night I still can’t quite fathom out. I may moan about the mess he makes again and again and I definitely moan when his strops escalate over the smallest of issues but I have a secret to tell you Continue reading “Yes, I May Moan, But I Wouldn’t Change A Thing!”

toddler pulling clothes out of washing machine inside the house

The Intensity of Parenthood

There are some days where we just have to stay in. Yep, on some days the house does need a good clean, on some days I have a delivery coming or some/most days the weather is yet again trying to flood us all so there just seems no point in attempting to leave the house with a wriggly toddler who is now almost as fast as Usain Bolt!

These days are rarely fun. Why can kids not just be at home and play with their millions of toys, Continue reading “The Intensity of Parenthood”

a baby

My baby is growing up

We all have those weeks where we tend to notice more changes in our bubba’s, especially when they are very small and begin to hit their developmental milestones, such as rolling over. At that time we are willing for them to learn, wanting them to Continue reading “My baby is growing up”

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Am I getting it right?

A question we all ask ourselves repeatedly from the moment we take our precious bundles home. We put so much pressure on ourselves to strive to be ‘the best’ – in inverted comma’s coz the best is merely subjective and usually implanted in our brains by beautiful pictures on social media. We believe that we should be up and dressed at the crack of dawn, have a spotless home, go to every Continue reading “Am I getting it right?”

Mum hiding her face during the worst times

No one tells you about the worst times

As a pregnant woman you will excited, brimming with joy and anticipation of your new arrival and expecting everything to happen the way that you happily read about in all of your books. The books are great, there is no denying that. You can buy one for Continue reading “No one tells you about the worst times”

boy having strops- terrible two's

Toddler Tantrums? The Solution is Actually Simple

We have been through stages of the well-known ‘terrible two’s’ and believe me they start long before their 2nd birthday hits. For me it came as a bit of a shock with Jake going from a frustrated little one who maybe had a tantrum once in a while, usually, when I couldn’t understand what it was he needed, to a crazed tiny being who I didn’t recognise anymore! The first phase of this- Continue reading “Toddler Tantrums? The Solution is Actually Simple”

baby in bed

Bath, book and bed?

Supernanny, Jo Frost is launching a new campaign to help the nation get their sleep. This means starting with the kiddie winkles which will, in turn, lead to adults being able to get to bed at a decent hour. We all know that most parents have sleepless nights Continue reading “Bath, book and bed?”