I shared a recently on my Instastories about my desperation with Emma and our rather chaotic bedtime routine that involves, sometimes 2 hours of fighting before she will calm down and lie in her bed…

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5 Things I Wish I Had Known After I Had My Baby

5 Things I Wish I Had Known After …

I had my oldest before the internet was a big thing. We were on dial up and so spent very little time googling stuff and initially I didn’t start asking google questions about parenting related…

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Reasons My Kids Have Thrown Tantrums

Reasons My Kids Have Thrown Tantrums

Maz, from Caffeine and Fairydust recently did a bit of a makeover on her blog and I was over there checking it out (go look, it’s so pretty) and stumbled across this post about 60…

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ZOOM IN: Morning vibes

ZOOM IN: Morning vibes

Our afternoons are as chaotic as our mornings are smooth, calm (mostly) and organised. We had to be a little bit more organised in the mornings because Cameron’s bus leaves at 6h30 and if he…

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Star Chart Success But Now What?

Star Chart Success But Now What?

As a parent, I have had a bit of a love/hate relationship with star charts, they have worked and then they haven’t and some kids respond but others have removed stars and handed them back…

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The Importance of Pretend Play

The Importance of Pretend Play

My kids are spoilt. They have grannies who buy them toys and as a blogger I am fortunate enough to get a fair amount of goodies for them via blog drops and reviews. As a…

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What to look for in a new school

What to look for in a new …

Deciding what school to send your child to can be such a stressful process. All 4 of my kids have moved schools more often than I would have liked and each time has caused both…

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Saying goodbye to tonsils – all you need to know

Saying goodbye to tonsils – all you need …

We had Jack and Emma’s tonsils out on Friday. Yes we had them taken out on the same day. In the long run I think it was the best decision to have them done on…

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The million dollar question, are we sleeping yet?

The million dollar question, are we sleeping …

If you have been following our sleep journey with Emma, you will know she is not one for sleep. It has been a 4 year long struggle, we win some battles but the war is…

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Tips on how to talk to teen boys about abuse

Tips on how to talk to teen …

I am raising two boys and most days I feel more anxiety around how I parent them than I do my two girls. I feel a lot of pressure to raise my boys right, to…

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