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8 Ways to Get Your Toddler to Brush Their Teeth Without Pinning Them Down

If you’re the mum of a toddler who you’ve never had any trouble with in getting them to brush their teeth I think I’m quite happy to stick my neck on the line and say you are in a very small minority. It’s recommended that you begin brushing your baby’s teeth as soon as they… Continue reading 8 Ways to Get Your Toddler to Brush Their Teeth Without Pinning Them Down

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14 Ways to be a Good Husband and Keep Your Marriage Alive After Having a Baby

…or Partner/Relationship, delete as appropes. Have you ever noticed how in magazines, on blogs, mummy sites, generally everything, when they’re giving advice on how to navigate this crazy world as a new mum, it doesn’t take long before the relationship advice starts being helpfully doled out? How YOU must prioritise your relationship? YOU must make… Continue reading 14 Ways to be a Good Husband and Keep Your Marriage Alive After Having a Baby

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6 Tips for Before You Start Baby Led Weaning

Littlest has just turned 6 months old and so begins a new baby-led weaning adventure. If you didn’t already know, baby led weaning is essentially giving a baby ‘real’ food, sliced into sticks (or similar shapes which are easy to hold) and allowing them to explore the food and feed themselves. The NHS recommends that… Continue reading 6 Tips for Before You Start Baby Led Weaning

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Three Things Thursday: Teddy Bears, Instant Pot and the Bus Driver

Three Things Thursday is a collective, weekly sharing of three things, of any size or stature, which make life smiley and great and is hosted by Nerd in the Brain. 1) Teddy Bears  I just love all of the funny things Biggest does with teddy bears and cuddly toys. She lines them all up on… Continue reading Three Things Thursday: Teddy Bears, Instant Pot and the Bus Driver

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Please Don’t Touch Other People’s Children When You’re Trying To Help Them

There will be some people who won’t like this post. They will say it’s over the top and it’s this sort of thing that is contributing to raising a generation of “precious little snowflakes”. If you take the time to fully digest my plea, I think you’ll find it’s actually the exact opposite. And, besides,… Continue reading Please Don’t Touch Other People’s Children When You’re Trying To Help Them