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7 Things You Need To Know About 7 Year Olds

  • September 26, 2018
7 things you need to know about 7 year olds

I’ve now had a 7 year old for 4 months so I thought it was time to write the next post in the ‘Things you need to know about…’ series. If you’ve missed the previous posts I’ve listed things you need to know about 4-year-olds,

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What we did in August
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What We Did In August

  • September 1, 2018

I thought I’d start up my monthly round-up again to let you all know what we’ve been up to and give a little bit of insight into our lives. August was busy as we were on holiday for the first part. As soon as we

How To Survive Your Child's First Day At School
Parenting

How To Survive Your Child’s First Day At School

  • July 17, 2018

I know, I know school isn’t quite finished yet – but I also know that if you have a child starting school in September that you’ll have been stressing for a while already. I think I was more nervous about Little H’s first day at school

Parenting

5 Ways To Exercise As A Family

  • May 24, 2018

Let’s face it – many of us put off exercise because it requires setting aside blocks of time that we simply don’t have as parents. But a workout doesn’t have to mean running for miles or lifting weights.  Parents set the tone for nearly every part of their child’s

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Win a Snuggle Sac From Room To Grow

  • May 1, 2018

I don’t know about you, but we’re all about getting cosy on the sofa at the weekends and now Little H is older she’s even on board with a lie-in and will happily stay in bed playing, reading or using her tablet. With this winter

Working Mum

Sunday Tips To Help Prepare You For A New Week

  • April 29, 2018

For me, Sunday night is not that relaxing. The weekend is over and the thought of a new working week is looming and the Sunday night blues kick in. Sunday nights are such a rush to get school uniforms sorted and homework finished before Monday

Parenting

The Unglamorous Reality of Being a Mum

  • April 17, 2018

As I sit here waiting to wash nit shampoo off my hair, I started thinking about all the really gross and unsexy bits about being a mum. No one exactly tells you being a mum is going to be a glamorous affair but you could be

Parenting

Secrets Of Mums Who Have It All

  • March 18, 2018

Do you ever look at other mums and wonder how they do it? In these days of the perfect social media photos, it’s easy to think everyone else is doing a better job than you. Better at parenting, better at keeping fit, better at juggling

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Snow, Extreme Reading & Welly Boots #LittleLoves

  • March 2, 2018

This week has mainly been about the snow – we never ever get snow down here in Poole but we’ve had more than I’ve seen in years! On Thursday the school opened with them rescheduling lessons so that the kids could play outside. They closed