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I think if I was asked for a phrase I use a lot at the moment when talking to both my children, it would be “stop squabbling!” usually with a “please” or prefaced by “seriously guys”. I know it’s a

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Dear Human… You shall not brush my teeth!

Layla Teeth.

The vet apparently thinks you need to be brushing my teeth, every day. The vet is clearly deluded and has no idea how strong my will is, how hard I can bite, or how sharp my claws are. Why he

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No juice please, I don’t like it…


At the end of January, this year, I met with a friend of mine, a qualified nutritionist at some sessions she provided to a group of people wanting to change their eating habits, loose some weight and make changes to

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Silent Sunday 


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Our week in photos – rainbow unicorn cookies & the boy is a tree…


Welcome to our weekly dose of madness in photo form. There is usually cake, coffee and the odd grumpy cat thrown in for good measure… This week we have: Pink trainers, because, well, they are pink. They’re on my wish

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It’s NOT Free Calpol folks…

Free calpol

I have recently seen a lot of people sharing on Facebook about a little known service that is available in SOME pharmacies. If your child is unwell, with a minor health condition, and you cannot see their GP, you can

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I don’t think that it should be “normal”…

Boy school trip

Last week, I was chatting to my son’s teacher, about how he was doing at school, generally. The conversation, and what she had to say about him sounded great. He’s doing well, managing to achieve all the goals set for

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Silent Sunday


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Pretty new earrings…


I am quite fussy about jewellery, I don’t wear a lot, because in my “other job” running around after large numbers of small children, in the groups I run, lots of jewellery isn’t practical, but I do like to wear

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Being a pet owner is like being a parent…


I have learned through 8 years of parenting, that a lot of the time, you go with your gut, or your instincts, when it comes to your children. I also think this applies to owning and caring for a pet.

Posted in All things pet related

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