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Some people love them, others hate them, but there’s no denying that baby and toddler groups can be a great way to make new friends. Be it an informal group for a cup of tea and a play, baby massage or a sensory class there is something to suit just about anyone. I have a

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Amy from The Smallest Of Things tagged me in the Rocking Motherhood tag. I like the idea of it, as the general idea is you list 10 ways in which you are rocking motherhood. In a world full of criticism and doubt it is meant to be a pat on the back. Sounds great right? In

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I recently went to a nightclub. An actual nightclub. This is the first time I was actually properly in there since having Alexander. I was “technically” in one a few months ago as part of my friends hen party…. but I lasted all of 10 minutes before calling JHogg to come and pick me up.

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When it comes to bedtime, Piglet has always been an “ok” sleeper. Apart from the first week home he has never really had us up through the night for extended periods. He would wake and have a feed then be straight back to sleep – no mucking about! This made it bearable when he was

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Recently a Huffington Post article has been doing the rounds which urges Dads to take more photos of their partners with their children. The post brings up how many women have very few photos of themselves with their children and how “No woman wants to look back at a lifetime of selfies”. Initially, this struck a

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Over the last month Piglet’s naps have become more predictable. This had made my life so much easier for planning my days and actually getting things done! Nap time soon became one of my favourite parts of the day. I have a variety of things I like to do while my baby sleeps. Some are function

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This post was orginally shared over at This Mums Business. When you find out you are pregnant it is so exciting. You imagine your perfect little buddle in adorable outfits, sleeping in the perfect moses basket or out for walks in their pram. Then you realise you have to buy these things. Baby’s are expensive

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I’m going to get a little controversial here. I’m ready to take on the hard hitting topics. I’m prepared for any backlash. I want to talk about ironing. Growing-up my mum ironed everything. Shirts, trousers, bed sheets, tea towels. You name it, she ironed it. So as a result I learnt to iron everything, and

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I don’t know how we got here, but Piglet is 7 months old! He’s changed a lot in the last few weeks and is turning into a proper little man. He’s got a right temper these days and knows exactly what he wants – I guess he takes after his Mama! He now rolls regularly

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In our house….. blood is shed daily. In our house….. the medicine that keeps you alive also has the power to kill you. In our house….. we count carbs, not calories. In our house….. meals cannot be shared. In our house….. juice can save a life. In our house….. haribo is a medicine, not a