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Toddler T’s 5 Favourite Rainy Day Activities

Stand in the kitchen doorway rattling the safety gate screaming at me because he refused to eat his lunch or snack and now he’s starving.   Pull every single toy out of his toy cupboard, and then proceed to scream when he can’t slam the doors because there’s a toy in the way.   Walk… Continue reading Toddler T’s 5 Favourite Rainy Day Activities

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What The Hell Was I Thinking?! A story of parenting

It’s the early mornings when I find myself in the kitchen at 6am making breakfast, trying hard not to scream at Toddler T who is gleefully banging cupboard doors because we still haven’t got round to putting locks on yet. It’s those mornings, when I haven’t had more than 2 hours sleep in a row because the… Continue reading What The Hell Was I Thinking?! A story of parenting

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100 Days of Gratitude: Day 30

I am 30 days into my #100DaysofGratitude challenge, which means I’ve been doing it for a month now. Some days I have found really hard…by the evening I’ve been so burnt out that I just couldn’t remember much of the good bits. Note to self: start posting during daylight hours!   Today’s gratitude goes to… Continue reading 100 Days of Gratitude: Day 30

Motherhood · Musings

One Of Those Got-It-All-Together Mums

That’s what I feel like this morning. One of those got-it-all-together mums that so many of us strive to be, and yet so few of us ever really achieve. I am bad with mornings. I am not a morning person whatsoever. It takes me at least an hour to wake up enough to function properly,… Continue reading One Of Those Got-It-All-Together Mums

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I Let My Child Cry, and other confessions

I let my child cry I let him eat chocolate …and fast food Sometimes, crisps make an easy snack He’s particularly partial to a Jaffa Cake too He still has twice daily milk from a baby bottle, at 17 months old …he also still has a dummy I don’t bathe him every day Sometimes I… Continue reading I Let My Child Cry, and other confessions