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3 Things I Would Do If I Had Unlimited Energy [GUEST BLOG]

Energy…..HA. What’s that, mate??! I’ve joined the wonderful team at Brain Füd to contribute as a regular guest blogger. Brain Füd have developed a range of drinks as healthy alternatives to the energy drinks we see on the market today. They have natural ingredients, no added sugar and provide the same amount of caffeine as… Continue reading 3 Things I Would Do If I Had Unlimited Energy [GUEST BLOG]

Children · Growing Pains · health · Motherhood · parenting · toddlers

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

Anxiety · Children · Growing Pains · Motherhood · parenting

3 Baby Milestones I Am Always Eager To Reach

When you’re a first-time mum you’re eager to reach all the milestones: first smile, rolling over, sitting up, laughing, crawling, walking, etc. As a second timer and beyond, you’re in a little less of a hurry, because you have the gift of hindsight and how truly fleeting babyhood is (even though it doesn’t feel like… Continue reading 3 Baby Milestones I Am Always Eager To Reach

Adventures · Feminism · Motherhood · Outdoors · Three Things Thursday

Three Things Thursday: Buggy Board, Sunshine and Rule-Breaking

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) Buggy Board If you don’t know what a Buggy Board is, it’s basically a specialised platform made by Lascal which attaches to the back of a pram or… Continue reading Three Things Thursday: Buggy Board, Sunshine and Rule-Breaking

Children · Growing Pains · Motherhood · parenting · Relationships

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

#WeekendCoffeeShare · Motherhood

#WeekendCoffeeShare: Happy, Clean, Sane – Choose Only 2

Well, this week’s been a bit of a non-starter. Littlest got a cold last week, then Biggest caught it. Then I caught it. Then Danny caught it. Great big bucket of fail. It’s not been a bad one but the girls have been clingy and I’ve not been able to do any cleaning and barely… Continue reading #WeekendCoffeeShare: Happy, Clean, Sane – Choose Only 2