Children

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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Mummy Life

Winter Sea Air

Today was a miserable drizzly day in Exmouth and I did not want to leave the house. However, I have an active two year old who I feel, needs fresh air every day. So I decided to get the waterproofs out of the cupboard along with wellies and hats and venture to the Exmouth beach for some fresh sea air.…

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Children

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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Children

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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Ramblings

My Week – Chit Chat

The one thing I really love about blogging is that you are able to get everything you’ve been thinking off your chest and it is not aimed at anyone in particular. I know most people will find my chit chat boring and I know it isn’t really relevant whatsoever but having this window of white to type whatever you like feels liberating,…

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Children

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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Mummy Life

Weekend Adventures 2017

So we survived our first week back at school of 2017 and hit reality with a bump, we were all ready for the weekend and as always I can’t believe how quickly it has gone. SATURDAY We had a slow paced morning, the children didn’t wake up too early thankfully. They have taken to waking up at silly o’clock during…

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Winter Skincare Products of a Busy Mum

Now winter is in full swing I have had to change up my skincare products. I’m the laziest person ever when it comes to skincare and a routine, I find the less I put on my face the better, if I cake it in creams and serums my pores get blocked and I breakout big time. Other occasions I tend…

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Potty Training

How I Potty Trained My 2 Year Old

This is our potty training story, I’m no expert and only have my experience of potty training my daughter to go on. If you are thinking about potty training a 2 year old and are after a real life story then you may find this helpful. Day One – 28th December 2016 Today I woke up and decided it would be…

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