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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Getting Their Own Way! – Some Lessons in Negotiation

Share This: It’s dawned on me that toddlers know far more about negotiation than I do.  What is it with the Little People?  I don’t know what it’s like in your house, but Princess is able to get her own way almost all of the time.  I hear you, I know I am weak.  But come on, I know this…

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Stress and Pregnancy- Don’t get them Muddled Up

Share This: You might know what it’s like when those hormones start rushing in, you could cry at the most insignificant things and sickness becomes an essential bodily function. As well as all the above, I started to get stressed too.  I didn’t realise it was happening, I thought the things that were happening to me were because I was…

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Green Eyed Toddler – GET

Share This: Have you seen the Green Eyed Toddler recently?  AKA GET, he can be a feisty little monkey when he wants to be, and strong clear boundaries are required from Adults to improve his behaviour.   You’ll often be minding your own business, doing your own thing and GET stops being his usual friendly, playful self.  Things have probably…

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My Mum’s A Bit Mental…..

Share This: OK, I know that’s not the most politically correct blog title in the world but when your 9 years old, that’s the only way you can put it.  I grew up with a Mum who suffered from Bipolar Disorder.  Needless to say life was quite dysfunctional. Living with a parent who had significant mood swings and was unpredictable…

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It’s Time I Changed……

Share This: My life has changed such a lot in the last 5 years, but I’m not ever so sure that I have changed with it. I’ve gone from being a fiercely independent single Mum, taking on the world to provide a better life for my son and I to being happily married with 2, soon to be 3, children. …

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Dear Friend…….

Share This: I’m sorry I didn’t tell you we were going to try for another baby.  I get that this hurt you, but to be honest I don’t think I knew how to tell you.  Our lives are so different, I wasn’t sure how you’d take it or that you’d be happy for me. I’ve really wanted to talk to…

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