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Top Tips For Taking Care Of Yourself As A New Parent

  • June 7, 2019

I’ve been a parent for 8 years now, and I have to admit those early newborn days seem very far away! I’m still by no means a parenting expert, but having been there and done that I do find that it’s easier to look back with hindsight and offer some tips to new parents on how to take care of yourself. It’s common as a new parent to be solely >>

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A Few Reasons Why We’ve Decided To Move to Spain

  • May 14, 2019

As I announced last week, we’re moving to Spain at the end of the month. We’ve found a house, booked our removals, and bought one-way tickets! It’s getting very exciting but also terrifying the closer it gets. We kept it quiet for so long as we wanted to make sure everything was certain before telling people – you never know what’s going to happen with a house sale! It’s been >>

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Big News For The Digital Motherhood Family

  • May 7, 2019

As you may or may not have noticed I haven’t written a blog post in a while – it’s actually the first time in a few years that I haven’t published at least one post a week! I’ve had something big on my mind and that’s been keeping us occupied but I haven’t been able to write about it, so it was easier to not just write anything at all >>

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Why being a working mum is good for your kids

  • March 21, 2019

If you’re a working mum you will probably have experienced quite a lot of mum guilt since going back to work, whether you work because you need the money or simply because you want to. You’re not alone, I wrote this post a while back where some of my fellow mummy bloggers shared some of the ridiculous things they’d suffered ‘mum guilt’ over. We’ve all been there! But did you >>

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11 Creative Ways To Document Your Child’s Biggest Milestones

  • March 7, 2019

Kids grow up fast – everyone tells you that as soon as you have a baby but you don’t really appreciate how quickly they grow until a few years have whizzed by in a blur. I’ll have an 8-year-old in a couple of months and sometimes it still only feels like 5 minutes ago that I had a newborn baby in my arms. Crying. A lot. Documenting each milestone is >>

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6 Book Recommendations From A 7 Year Old

  • March 4, 2019
6 book recommendations for 7 year olds

We love reading, and Little H is becoming a little bookworm now that she can choose her own books to read for her weekly homework. She has to read for 20 minutes a minimum of three times per week and can also take her own books to school for ‘free reading’ so we get through books quite quickly now. It’s so important to encourage children to enjoy reading, and letting >>

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How to Help Your Child Get Organised for School

  • February 25, 2019
Child organised school supplies

This is a guest post from Mount House School. No matter how old your child is, they sometimes need a little push in the right direction when it comes to getting organised and prepared for school. Forgetting a book from time to time is normal and not writing down their homework assignment can happen, but there are steps you can take to help prevent these little errors from occurring too >>

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10 Things That Annoy School Mums

  • February 14, 2019
10 Things That Annoy School Mums

I’m in my 4th year of being a ‘school mum’ now and if I’m honest it’s a bit of a love-hate relationship! On the whole, of course, I love the fact that my daughter goes to school, and it’s a great school. It’s lovely to not have to pay hundreds every month to nursery anymore and you don’t feel so bad about working when your child is at school all >>

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10 Really Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas

  • February 11, 2019
Really Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas

It’s every parent’s favourite day coming up next on 7th March – World Book Day! I’m not sure who’s bright idea it was to decide that for one day every March all kids have to go to school dressed as a character from a book but I’d bet a lot of money that it wasn’t a busy and already stressed out mum who can’t sew and has to go to >>

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10 Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts For Kids

  • January 14, 2019
10 Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts For Kids

Do you do anything for Valentine’s Day? After 11 years of being married, we don’t really celebrate it, it’s just a good excuse for a take-away and some chocolate in our house! Kids love it though don’t they, anything involving any kids of gift or card (even if it’s not for them!) is exciting when you’re small. Little H asks me “What are we doing for Valentine’s Day?” as soon >>

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