To BLW or Not BLW? That is the Question!

Share This: I have two very different experiences of weaning my children.  When my Teen was weaning 16 years ago, the advice was so different as I’m sure you can imagine.  The advice can change from one baby to the next, but in 16 years you might as well be speaking a different language!   My Teen had rice from…

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10 Tips for Coping With a Teenager

Share This: Having a teenager has definitely been the most challenging part of my parenting journey.  My teen is 16 now, a young adult by all accounts.   I find looking after Princess is so much easier in some ways.  You can fix things for little ones.  You can ‘kiss it better’ or give them a big hug.  Your children…

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Breastfeeding Blog Series

Share This: I’m so pleased to be apart of My Petit Canard’s amazing Breastfeeding Blog Series.  It’s the final post too, so I hope I do everyone justice!  Come and read what an old cow has to say.  

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Pregnancy Yoga – Lesson 1 (A Novice Arrives)

Share This: This pregnancy has been pretty rubbish really.  Since 14 weeks I’ve suffered with pelvic girdle pain.  It’s been pretty uncomfortable, and even more immobilising.  I’ve also suffered from a significant amount of stress during this pregnancy.  With all this combined with the pitfalls of having my 3rd child at 38 I just do not feel as centred or…

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A Groovy Poem!

Share This: I love a good Groovy Mum link up, and this week Kate has set a few challenges in her blog .  I’m not claiming to be a poet, but I’ll give it ago!  Inspired by all the challenges Kate has raised, here are my efforts….Be Kind!   Spring is here, That’s for sure. But life’s taken a steer,…

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Baby Signing – Useful Tips for Getting Started

Share This: You may know already that Princess and I have very much enjoyed our Baby Signing journey.  After my first post, Baby Signing, it’s a must!, I thought perhaps some Mummy tips might be helpful for anyone who’s thinking of getting started.   1. No Experience Required!  You do not need any experience in Makaton, British Sign Language (BSL) or…

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Review: Sundown Adventure Land

Share This: It was such a lovely day that Mummy decided that we were all going on an adventure.  It was somewhere called Sundown Adventure Land.  I’d not heard of it before, but it sounded very exciting.  It sounded like we were going to have lots of fun.  Mummy and Daddy took me in the carriage, we passed lots of…

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Why My Teen Thinks I’m a Groovy Mum!

Share This: When @kateonthinice put this weeks What Does a Groovy Mum Look Like linky up it was like the gauntlet going down with a huge bang!  ‘How on earth am I going to get one, let alone ten, reasons why I’m a Groovy Mum out of him!  Can ‘Grunt’ be a reason?   Right, I’m going to do this!  I will get a…

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Once Upon a Time…..

Share This: Scarlett was a shy little girl, she didn’t have any brothers or sisters, and she didn’t see many other children.  Scarlett and her Mummy lived at Granny’s house.  They’d run away from the Big Bad Wolf and Granny was looking after them for a while. Scarlett loved it at Granny’s.  There was always a nice warm fire and…

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The Benefits Row: Don’t Get Distracted!

Share This: I knew it wouldn’t be long after starting this blogging lark that I’d be getting the old soap box out.  I’ve been sat here quietly seething about it, and now it’s reached rant status.  Now I’m no political animal or media junkie but some things have really struck me about this ‘Row’ the country appears to be having…

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Love is……

Share This: My dear Geeky Husband puts up with a lot from his pregnant wife.  Here’s my ‘love is’ list from him.  It’s everything I think he would love to say but daren’t for fear of having his head torn off!… Love is…..     1.  Having to put a variety of footwear on wife’s feet upon request.  Her trainers…

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