The Great Exodus: Leaving the House Pre and Post Having Children

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Leaving the house, once a mundane task, takes on a whole new dimension when you become a parent. Pre-children, it might have been as simple as grabbing your keys, wallet, and phone before heading out the door. Post-children, this seemingly straightforward endeavour can turn into a logistical feat that rivals planning a mission to Mars. In this article, I will explore the contrasting experiences of leaving the house before and after having children, shedding light on the challenges, the transformation, and the moments of hilarity that come with this life-altering transition.

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If toddlers did bucket lists


Bucket lists…lots of us have made them, several of them even probably. They might be life bucket lists in general, crazy things you want to do type lists, or even travel bucket lists. Some of us have probably ticked a couple of things off the list as well. What would be on your toddlers bucket list?

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The rise of the threenager


The run up to the recent third birthday in our house was pretty full on. Three, it seems is a rather special age, full of change, possibility, new skills and superpowers. Three is a big deal. Back at two and a half the planning began for being three, and it went a bit like this: […]

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Win Alvin and the Chipmunks DVD

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Are your children fans of Alvin and the Chipmunks? Following its launch on Nick Jr., the brand new CGI animated TV series ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS is coming to DVD this summer! Season One consists of 52 episodes with Volume 1 containing 14 episodes, which will release on DVD 13th June 2016 as Summer of […]

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Questions without a reasonable answer


As a parent do you ever say things to your children and think what you’ve said sounds a bit rubbish in terms of an explanation? Perhaps if they ask a question or ask why something is how it is and you say “just because”. I hate those moments really, the ones where you know that […]

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Making usual dates more unusual


The term ‘date night’ should never be synonymous with the term ‘boring takeaway for 2’. Spruce up your standard dates by making them that bit more unusual. Make a meal out hair-raising, make the cinema utterly luxurious, and create a picnic far more romantic than a couple of plastic cups and sausage rolls. Here are […]

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