Review: Floralands Farm Park

Share This:    Isn’t spring a lovely time of year?  Everything starts to come back to life as the winter hibernation draws to an end.  Despite some grey days this week spring has made a reappearance just in time for the weekend and it coincided perfectly with the reopening of Floralands Farm Park in Nottingham.   This was our first…

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Lavender and Olive Oil Sea Salt Body Scrub

Share This:   I’m now 32 weeks pregnant and things are getting really hard.  I feel like I’m wading through treacle constantly.  A short walk to the shops is a major battle with Braxton Hicks firing shots at me all the way.  I’m definitely getting in loads of deep breathing practise, it will be a matter of course when labour…

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Mum to a Teen too: A Mathematical Genius!

Share This:   Some days I really do find it difficult to accept that I’m a Mum to a 16 year old.  It’s not the number of years that’s passed as such.  I look at this 6’1/2 foot young adult and I can’t help but see all the years that have gone before him.  Having the Princess makes me look…

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Oven Pride Review: This Pregnant Lady Needs a Clean Oven!

Share This:   I hate cleaning the oven.  It’s probably the most detested domestic chore in the UK, or even the world!  We had a new oven about a year ago.  With toddlers, teens, work and everything else in between this dirty job keeps going to the bottom of the pile.  When Oven Pride claimed they could make this job ‘less…

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Co-sleeping: What’s the Problem?

Share This:   I always find myself apologising if the issue of Princess’s sleeping arrangements arises with anyone, friends, other parents and even family.  You can never be quite sure how it’s going to be received.  I find myself apologising for being such a bad parent.  I had one of these very conversations just the other day with a friend…

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Devon Road Babies: Essential Labour Bag

Share This:   So, you’re an expectant Mum and this is your first, second or in my case third baby and there are a million and one things to get ready for the new arrival in between all the other things that don’t stop happening just because there’s a baby on the way.  You scour the internet and realise there’s…

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Review: Stonebridge City Farm

Share This:   I’ve been to Stonebridge City Farm today!  I love going to see all the animals there.  It’s really near our house, so I’m not  in the car seat too long, I don’t like the car seat much.  There are lot’s of houses near the farm. Mummy say’s it’s because it’s in the city.  My Mummy said she…

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John Lewis Beauty Event: Origins

Share This:   Thanks to The Ana Mum Diary I was lucky enough to win a pair of tickets to the ‘Discover a World of Beauty’ event at John Lewis here in Nottingham.  I was definitely in need of a treat as I’ve been suffering this week with the aches and pains of pregnancy so I must give a huge thanks…

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Are You Gonna Have Another One?

Share This:   I did feel ever so sorry for Prince William and Kate this this week as they attended their first Royal Engagement of the year.  They joined the Irish Guards St Patrick’s Day Parade at Mons Barracks in Aldershot, and what is it that makes the headlines?  Not their on-going commitment to the Armed Forces, but Regimental Sergeant…

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A Princess’s Birthday: A Bear’s Story

Share This:   I was so excited about the weekend as I’d heard I was going to Princess’s house. It was her birthday, and she was going to be 2. I love birthdays. I’m so lucky because I get to go to everybody’s birthday at The Wishing Well.  That’s where I live when I’m not visiting the children for their birthday.…

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Interview with a Princess

Share This:   Being in the same room with Princess I get a sense she’s thinking about something else.  Her eyes are wondering until they fix on the next thing or thought that might hold her attention.  I definitely get a sense she’s to busy to talk to me, but we shall see how it goes.    Despite her indifference to…

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Birth Plan; this is how I’d like it to look!

Share This: In about 10 weeks I’m going to get another one of these!  I’m so excited, despite being very uncomfortable at the same time.    It’s probably time to start thinking about my birth plan.  You can never start too early when it comes to thinking about how you want your labour to look.  Some ideas have been floating…

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