Children

January Favourites – Children’s Edition

  We are a few days into February but I wanted to share the children’s January Favourites. I have selected a mixture of products, toys, books and foods that both Amelie and Charlie have been loving during the month of January. Toiletries The children were given these foaming soaps for Christmas from my mum, they are by different companies though.…

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Party Sweet Cones – How-To

I’ve been to a fair few parties over the years and always imagined planning my own child’s party, I’m particular with the details and like things to be perfect – I’m a control freak. Party bags were always a thing you looked forward to at the end of the party – a plastic bag filled with sweets, naff toys and…

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Coping with Croup

Before I had children I had never heard of Croup, in fact I hadn’t experienced it as a mother until Amelie was around 22 months old. Croup is a condition that affects the windpipe, the voice box and airways to the lungs. When children get croup they have a distinctive barking cough that sounds a bit like a seal, they…

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Amelie’s Birth Story

It’s been 84 years… (Titanic reference, sorry but that still makes me giggle), just kidding although that’s what it felt like. It was Saturday 21st January 2012, I was overdue by 8 days, I woke up around 7.30am with back ache and tummy cramps. Being pregnant for the first time I had read all the books out there, attended antenatal…

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Munchkin Miracle 360 Sippy Cup – My Thoughts

During the whole 5 years of being a mum I have struggled with one major issue – finding a sippy cup that does not leak! I have tried every sippy cup/bottle on the market I think. I know I am not alone in this never ending search as it is probably the most talked about subject between any group of…

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Throw Back Thursday

As Amelie’s 5th birthday is just days away I’m feeling a bit emosh, I’m one of those sad mums that looks back through photos of her children when they have gone to bed. It never gets old and it is one of my favourite things to do, I cannot believe how quick time flies. I thought I would share some photos…

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Birthday Gift Ideas for a 5 Year Old Girl

Amelie is turning 5 in just under 2 weeks and with her birthday being so close to Christmas I struggle with gift ideas. She received a lot of toys for Christmas and was lucky enough to get everything she asked for on her list so I wanted to steer clear of more toys – easier said than done. I have…

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Losing my children

I am the mother who worries about every single aspect of motherhood. I worry when my children are ill, have a rash, fall over and bump their heads, go to bed (I check on them every half an hour to check they are breathing), go to school – are they being taken care of, what if something happens to them and…

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