Mums on the run

When you are a mum on the run, eating can be a tricky thing. Many mums either struggle to eat good stuff or forget altogether. I have certainly been guilty of fitting into the forget altogether category in the past – not that it has helped with any weight loss mind you! Trying to stay organised […]

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Choosing school uniform

With many parents having recently found out which school their little ones will be going to in September, you can’t help but think about what they will be wearing. School uniform can be a bit of a minefield and you can end up trying a few things before you get the things you feel are […]

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Keeping children hydrated

Keeping little people hydrated can be a challenge sometimes. I have always found it hard myself to drink the recommended intake of water each day. I can tell if I haven’t drunk enough as I get a headache. The children have busy schedules, especially my big girl, who does pretty much every activity going. She […]

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What not to say to a pregnant woman

What is it about being pregnant that attracts negative comments from not only friends and family, but acquaintances and total strangers to boot? In three out of my four pregnancies I endured this. I say “endured” because that’s what it felt like. I was told numerous times I was too sensitive and took things too […]

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Playdates

Playdates for us are always packed with fun. They normally involve one of two scenarios: Meeting a friend and their children at a soft play and letting the children race around whilst we engage in broken conversation in between feeding, changing and retrieving the smaller children from the big kids section Children coming to play […]

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Growing up: part one

It can be hard ‘allowing’ children to grow up sometimes. Each time the children have a birthday I think “how did that happen?” . I look at them and they look taller, their understanding of life and all it encompasses increases and they question things more and more. Of course, each time they have a […]

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