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STOP SQUABBLING!!

FBSquabbling

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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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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Being a pet owner is like being a parent…

Nibbles2

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.

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A moment of parental anxiety

Boy school trip

I am having a moment, I will probably have another moment or two, tonight, and tomorrow morning. It’s a parental anxiety moment, mainly a mix of anxiety and emotion. It’s a very silly little wobble, I know, but I can’t

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This week I am a bad parent because I hate balloons…

Balloons

Welcome to my weekly Bad Parent blog post. A place to get those moments we all have, off our chest. Feel free to share in the comments section, if you feel the same or just have your own bad parent

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Let’s talk about poo….

potty

Well, this is a parenting blog, and I have potty trained a number of children in my time as a parent, nurse and nanny so the topic of poo had to come up sometime, didn’t it? I promise there won’t

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Sometimes I don’t like this parenting job…

Let me preface that statement in the title of this blog post with the following: I ADORE my children, I would give my last breath for them. Woe betide anyone who tries to hurt them, because they will have to

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Saturday is SatCap Day – What would the hamster say?

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We have a new member of the house. Meet Nibbles, the Hamster… Now, can you caption this photo? What would the hamster say? Does she know she’s joined the mad house?   Please do not copy my work, or use my photos. Thanks © 2015 karen reekieAll Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under

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This week I am a bad parent because…

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Welcome to the Bad Parent blog post series.  I am FED up of the way parents, and actually mothers, to be honest, are put under so much pressure, to be perfect and to have this parenting thing under control and

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