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“They died mummy” – three words from your three year old

  "Urrggghhh mammy look at the fish they flat... they died mummy". Sitting there eating toast on a lazy Sunday morning, I coughed and nearly choked - "how do you know they've died?" "They flat mummy, they should be swimming" My heart sank - yes they should be beautiful creatures swimming! And there we have… Continue reading “They died mummy” – three words from your three year old

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Mummy come and get your beautiful boy

Morning"Mummy come and get me". I'm sure she can hear me, I'm her 'beautiful boy'. "I want to get up". "Mummy... I need a wee". That'll make her move. And here she is - I knew it. "Milk and banana mummy please". Mummy said sweets aren't for breakfast. Hope she doesn't eat them all. Sharing… Continue reading Mummy come and get your beautiful boy

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Month 2 of blogging: what have I learned?

I feel like I’ve got the hang of blogging in it's simplest form: writing, publishing content and posting it on social media. I'm doing OK! Month 2 of blogging has brought a lot more learning and raised quite a few questions that I need to get answered. I'm fairly happy with how to use my… Continue reading Month 2 of blogging: what have I learned?

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Toddlers are the best – My 7 reasons why

The word 'toddler' can strike fear into any parent as they navigate the terrible twos and troublesome threes. But I can honestly say toddlers also bring some of the best moments in parenting. No longer a baby but not quite a young child, toddlers are a brilliant mix of both! In the middle of learning… Continue reading Toddlers are the best – My 7 reasons why

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Blogging – Month 1 – What I’ve learned so far

I’m a month into blogging and there’s a bunch of ‘stuff’ I’ve learned. This has been a very steep learning curve. I have gone from being able to send a tweet to setting up a website, Domain name, pages, posts etc. It took me a while to get used to it all. The best thing… Continue reading Blogging – Month 1 – What I’ve learned so far

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To take or not to take the tablet – that is the question!

When I was pregnant a friend said - “please don’t be a parent who takes the tablet out to a restaurant to get their kids to behave”. Not expecting that comment, I wasn’t sure how to respond. In fact I just laughed, as I didn’t understand what this meant pre-child. It wasn’t even on my… Continue reading To take or not to take the tablet – that is the question!