Category: My Blog

7 Things I Hate About Soft Play

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Nothing increases my blood pressure more than a visit to soft play, my stress levels literally go through the roof every single time. I don’t know why I do it to myself but we’ve lots of midterm days to fill and the big kid begged and begged and begged. Here’s 7 thing I hate about soft play: (more…)

If Toddlers Could Talk – A ‘How To’ Guide

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As much as I would like to think Frankie has calmed down, he’s still as wild as ever. He’s a ball of never-ending energy. As he approaches the big two he has become more independent but he’s also getting frustrated with the auld language barrier. He has a total of 40-50 words but they’re mostly food or Paw Patrol related, banana and Marshall being the two most widely used. If he could put sentences together I’m pretty sure this is what ‘advice’ he’s giving to his toddler friends. (more…)

Why Do You Blog?

A question asked quite regularly.

Blogging is my hobby, as is reading to another. I don’t drink so there’s no chilling out with a glass of wine in the evening. I hate the cinema, I get restless legs because I’ve been pregnant the past three years. I can’t knit. And there’s only so much Netflix one can watch. When I take out my laptop put my feet up and write it helps me unwind. It’s what I enjoy doing. I love writing, it’s my passion. (more…)

Kayla’s Favourite Things About Netflix #lilstreamteam

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As part of the Netflix #streamteam I receive a monthly newsletter with all the latest Netflix news, releases and sometimes little tasks. This month Netflix have asked bloggers to let our kids over take our blog and form a #lilstreamteam allowing them to share what they love about Netflix and their mums. So here she is my little stream teamer sharing all her favourites things about Netflix and me!
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Books On Parenting For Adults Ears ONLY!

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I do love a good book. I also like books about parenting, you know the honest tales and fails. I like the fails more, they make me feel normal. These books are sure to give you a good auld belly laugh. However none of these books are for the faint hearted or book club I could imagine. These books are for adults eyes and ears ONLY!

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Baby Led Feeding – Weaning Kadie

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Baby led weaning means letting your child feed themselves from the start of weaning. You serve your baby finger length foods and let them gum, suck, nibble and chew. With baby led weaning there is no puree, spoon-feeding or weekly batch cooking with ice cube trays. Basically baby eats what you eat. (more…)

Win ‘Get Crafty’ by Ali Coghlan

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Today marks the release of Ali Coghlans debut book ‘Get Crafty’, it’s a step by step guide with lots of creative, fun and inexpensive crafts for kids including bubble paint, edible crowns and jelly playdough. Covering  all occasions from Paddy’s Day to Halloween this book is bound to encourage their imagination and creativity. (more…)

The Difference Between Your First Born & Third Born

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​Since becoming a first-time mum almost six years ago I have learned so much about myself, my children and parenting in general. My first-born was almost a science experiment; everything was trial and error. Visitors were sanitized, daddy was sanitized, everything was sanitized while baby number two was practically feeding himself on day two. Here I have compiled a list of things that don’t tend to happen a second and third time round you bring your precious newborn home – the truth about your third.

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