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What I’m reading this week…

This week has been challenging, with lots of things going on, both at home and in other areas of our lives, a stomach bug has made 1/2 term less fun for certain household members and it’s not all gone as

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Love tea?

It’s a well known fact that I love my coffee, and it’s always my favourite beverage, but as part of my bedtime routine, I often opt for a calming, soothing herbal tea, to help relax me before I go to

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Creative Kids – Sour dough bread


It’s half term, for our kids, and we have been doing a lot of nothing and relaxing, interspersed with some fun activities. The children love baking and cooking and I love doing things like that with them, to make up

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I don’t work for free…

Or to put it another way, this blog is not a free advertising platform for your business that is making far more revenue than I ever will…. Ok, that sounds harsh and probably a bit petty. I will clarify. I

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Bring Story Time to Life with Storytime Sounds…


We in the Mad House of Cats and Babies are always on the look out for good apps for our (well, technically it’s mine, but the children don’t get that principal) iPad. I have two technologically savvy children who like

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Our week in photos – tummy bugs are evil!

Welcome to our week in photos. Little snippets from our week, taken from Instagram and Facebook. Usually some coffee and cats thrown in for good measure… This week, I managed to come down with an evil stomach bug. I felt

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Silent Sunday

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And sleep….


It’s funny, to be writing a positive post about sleep. This blog started as a sort of journal or place for me to get my feelings out in the midst of what was the hardest part of my parenting journey

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The last hour….?


This Sunday, the clocks go back, one hour, for the winter time clock change. We get one “extra” hour, in our day. One hour might not seem a lot, to most of us, but actually for SOME families, that’s a

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Not sleeping well? It might be your mattress?


I’ve written many posts on sleep, on this blog, as you will know, if you are a regular reader here. Sleep and getting what we term a reasonable amount of it, has been an ongoing issue for a while. Trying

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