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Morbid… I know

Well happy Monday! Let’s start this week off with a cheery blog post… maybe not the post to start the week off with a beaming smile but here me out. First question- Do you have a will? Second question- if not why not? Now let’s go back a few months an email popped in my …

Two Weeks and That’s that…;
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Two Weeks and That’s that…

Last Friday Edith was two weeks old. As of today were on our own- Matt is back to work, he has had five weeks off in total with me as we were so lucky that Christmas was just before I gave birth. I genuinely thought we would be fed up of each other by now …

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Newborn Photoshoot with Dainty Photography

When I was pregnant I kept seeing all of these beautiful photo shoots of tiny babies. This made me regret not having tiny baby pictures of Erin. I waited until Erin was 4 months old to have pictures taken of her (which were beautiful) they just weren’t the same as the gorgeous newborn phase. I …

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The queen of after school clubs!

It’s the end of term and again I have had the flurry of letters asking if Erin would like to do any clubs. Her answer is always yes. Since she started school she’s some tonnes of clubs and I have no idea if I should tone it down or if it’s a really good thing? …

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Christmas, Easter bunny, Tooth Fairy- What are the rules?!

With Christmas around the corner, we definitely have our traditions set… but what I have realised is when your little angels go to school they discuss what goes on. This has left me in a pickle because many times Erin has come home and compared life with ‘Gemma- (random name pick of a non-school child)’ …

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Did I ask for your opinion?!

This isn’t a very positive post for me which is unusual as I’m not really an unhappy person but in the last few weeks I have realised that I haven’t got time for people who don’t give anything back, or go out of their way to give a negative. I have always been a bit …

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Bring on Tuesday-I can’t wait!!!!!

It’s Sunday night. One more full day then school. In all honesty I thought this weekend would be much better. It turns out it was pretty shit. Friday night Erin got home from her holiday with her dad. Being away for a week always gives her a stinking attitude and a lack of being able …

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Tips on sharing your children

It’s been a week since Erin has been away and she returns today. This time I have been nervous mainly because we haven’t gone on a stunning holiday to take my mind off things and it’s the first time Erin’s been abroad with her dad. I don’t really know why I was nervous as i …

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How to Cope with your kid’s cold!

How many times a year is there snot running down your child’s face from a cold? if your little one is anything like mine it is frequent. Yet I always seem so unprepared. Over the last 6 years, I have finally mastered all the tips and tricks needed for when Erin has a cold. Luckily …

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The Girl with Four Birthday Cakes!

Last week it was Erin’s 6th Birthday. Yep, I said 6!!! How has she aged six years? that big purple baby that got placed on my chest in 2012 is no longer, although that makes me sad it also means she’s turned from a baby to my bestie. We are now at the point where …