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My kids have been bored this summer, and I am ok with that!

It has been a long summer break, for us. Longer than normal, due to our school being rebuilt and giving us extra weeks at the beginning and end of the holidays. 8 weeks in total. In some ways it’s been

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Date night with Mum…

I sometimes feel that in the madness of life, and also with the little bit of extra input her brother needs, that my tweenager occasionally feels a bit left out, or neglected. She’s generally quite easy going (well, except when

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Making issues around bedwetting a bit easier?

The transition for a child from wearing nappies or pull ups at night, can be a tricky one. Some are ready quickly and are dry at night, and bed wetting is something you may not have to face, or you

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New device in the house, new rules for the adults…

We have a 10 year old in the house, and the bonuses of being a tweenager and almost a teenager is that you are treated to more grown up gifts for your Christmas and birthday (especially when they fall so

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10 things motherhood has taught me…

The lovely Aimee over at MumAmie  has tagged me in a post about 10 things motherhood has taught me with some of her thoughts on what she has learned being a mum and parent. I loved what she has to say. 

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How to help your child adjust to a new sibling…

While the majority of children look forward to the arrival of a new baby, some do change their minds once they arrive. They might suddenly start being naughty or craving your attention more than usual. Some children will even regress

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The guilt still remains…

If you follow us on social media at all you would have seen these posts from this past weekend where I shared about how my small boy was struggling with an ear infection then a perforated ear drum.  It was

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My Wild Ones – Days out with SPD take a bit of managing.

Matthew has a mild form of Sensory Processing Disorder. It causes him issues with sensitivity to noise, new environments, crowds, busy places, and places he is not sure he feels comfortable in. This can make planning a day out with

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School Valentine’s Disco – bah humbug!

My children are nine and almost six. They have no idea what romance is. They make like to make sick noises and laugh when their father and I show each other affection, because “kissing is gross”. They have no idea

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12 Days of parenting – the first time Santa came…

Welcome to 12 Days of Parenting. A series of posts and link ups, to help you survive the Christmas season with kids in tow, and a fabulous giveaway to enter too.  The lovely Monkey & Mouse have shared so now

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