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When Your Boy Really Turns into a Boy!

We’ve gradually made our way through the stages. The terrible two’s weren’t too bad and I would have to say this threenager stage has been much worse but now I have found myself wandering into new territory, a place where my child is testing and pushing boundaries more than he ever has done before. Yep, Jake is turning into a proper boy!

It’s been a change over the last 2 weeks and Continue reading “When Your Boy Really Turns into a Boy!”

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As a first time parent, it can be easy to get swept along with the milestone charts, the opinions of others, the ‘I did it this way’ advice and listening to a never-ending cycle of those magical words ‘it gets easier’. What many people fail to mention is that the newborn bit is actually the easiest part – so straight away you are being led into a false sense of security that it will become easier. I will be honest with you though, it won’t, it will become more challenging… Sorry. Yet one of the most spoken about phases Continue reading “The Differences Between a Three-Year-Old and a Two-Year-Old”

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Has Yours Reached “Toddlerdom” Yet?!

*Definition*

Toddlerdom- The term used to describe the final transition from cute baby to full-blown crazy toddler.

Not quite yet in the Oxford English Dictionary but I am pretty sure the term will catch on!

Do you remember when your little bundle of joy was just that? A teeny bundle plus a joy! If that seems a distant memory Continue reading “Has Yours Reached “Toddlerdom” Yet?!”

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