Category Archives: Family and Parenting

Perspective….

On my desk, which is a bit messy, with stuff piled up, because I have been away for 3 days and I usually clear it at the end of each day, because I HATE clutter and mess, especially in space … Continue reading

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Another “day” I don’t like – Why I am “meh” about Mother’s Day?

Oh here she goes again about days that she doesn’t like celebrating…. I know, I sound bah humbug, when I say that I am not really bothered or feel like I need a fuss made on one day, in the … Continue reading

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Do you let your kids play out with other kids in the street?

 (photo source) This is a parenting quandary, that I am trying to work out in my head, and with discussion and input from LSH. I thought I would talk about it on the blog, and see what other parents thought … Continue reading

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Cow’s Milk Allergy: A kick in the guts

by Emma Oliver  So your baby is inconsolable and having trouble feeding. Maybe it’s colic? Or is there more to it? As a mother, sometimes it’s simply a matter of gut instinct… From one day old, my daughter Esme suffered … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Rachael Cherry from NannyPro

Does Your Children’s Art Decorate Your Walls? Millions of families around the world decorate the walls of their homes with art, photography and family pictures. When you look at your walls, are they covered in extravagant pieces of art that … Continue reading

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Sleep deprivation, and a solution. A guest post.

This week, we have AtoZMummy, sharing her thoughts on how sleep deprivation has affected her life, and that of her families, when her second child Baby A arrived, and started having sleep issues when he was about 5 months old. … Continue reading

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A Parenting frustration – poo, wee, fart, burp…

Yes, that’s the title of this blog post and it will all make sense when you read further, I promise, I haven’t lost the plot and taken to talking like a pre school child with potty mouth… However, that is … Continue reading

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A quiet Christmas – Just what the doctor ordered!

This year, we broke with all tradition, and rules. We normally see family, during the few days before or during Christmas, but with my Dad being away, this year, my brother and his family, and our family decided we would … Continue reading

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Isn’t modern technology marvellous?

OK, so I know that e-mail has been around for years, and is used commonly, and it’s not really that exciting, any more, but it was exciting this week, for  Big Girl, when she got her first ever e-mail addressed … Continue reading

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We have a case of Thursdayitis…

It’s funny and it hadn’t dawned on my before, but I am noticing a pattern, in our tiredness levels, the general outlook and attitude and length of temper as the week moves on. Monday morning, we are all keen for … Continue reading

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