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That time I taught my daughter to swear…

So something semi-funny happened recently. I accidentally taught my daughter to swear. Her first swear word, b*stard, was a pretty strong choice… I’m surprised it has taken until 17 months for her to hear, and repeat, a swear word. I’m a swearer. I can’t help it. I’ve just always been someone who expresses her happiness, anger …

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My first year as a parent – how it really went!

My daughter is one year old. I cannot believe that a year has gone by since the day of her birth! Thinking back to her birth doesn’t fill me with great memories, besides having my wonderful daughter of course. Anyway, the last year has been full of ups and downs. Life is like that isn’t it! …

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Finding me time as a parent – 7 ways I’m achieving it

Lets be real here. Finding time for yourself as a parent can be tough. Whether your child is a newborn or twenty they are probably still taking up much of your time. My own daughter is one and I’m always struggling to find the right balance. Between working from home, my husband working shifts, owning an allotment, …

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Review: PoundToy – A website that sells £1 toys (AD)

AD. Christmas is fast approaching. You already know this don’t you?! Well I don’t know about you but I have a blinking HUGE family to get presents for. While I have been fortunate enough to get some goodies sent to me this year, that I have put up for Christmas, there always seems to be a few more …

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5 ways I’m taking care of myself more as a parent – self-care as a parent

The last few months, now my daughter is no longer a baby, I have been working on taking care of myself more. For me, I’ve been working on self-care as a parent more and I want to share 5 ways I’m achieving this recently. I’ve written about my first year as a parent previously and I’ve …

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Find out why I don’t limit screen time

Screen time. The scourge of modern society. We’ve all seen the articles. Our children will grow up with small brains. They will be unsocialised. Our children will talk less than the previous generation. On and on the articles go. All sharing the studies and evidence that our children will basically become stunted by their addiction …

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9 things to do during nap-time to help the rest of your day run smoother

During nap-time, I decided to write a post suggesting to you 9 things to during nap-time to help the rest of your day run smoother! Parenting. One single word can bring to mind so many thoughts, feelings, and emotions. For me, as a parent who also works from home, I feel like some days I …

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