• How to deal with the terrible twos

    Is your toddler throwing tantrums, refusing to do as their told, not eating as they used to, crying more frequently and generally a lot more difficult to deal with? It looks like you’re in the terrible twos! The terrible twos are a slightly misleading phrase, as they can start any time from age one, and

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  • Best maternity pillows 2019

    This post contains affiliate links. One of the most essential things to buy when you’re pregnant is a maternity pillow.  A great maternity pillow should support your bump and your back to help you find a comfortable position to get a good night’s sleep. From around four months, your midwife will tell you that you

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  • Gender neutral themes for your baby’s nursery

    Decorating your baby’s nursery is one of the most exciting things to do while you’re pregnant and waiting for the little one to arrive.  Preparing the bedroom for your newborn baby makes it all seem so real, and let’s face it, baby stuff is just adorable!  I remember when I decorated my first baby’s bedroom

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  • My Dream Horse with Petplan Equine

    It’s no exaggeration when I say I was totally horse mad as a child.  I had lessons every week for years and still try to get in the saddle as often as I can.  I haven’t been riding since I fell pregnant with my eldest daughter, and I have to say I really do miss

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  • 10 reasons CBeebies’ Baby Club is inaccurate

    There are no babies in our house any more. But my kids are addicted to CBeebies’ The Baby Club with Giovanna Fletcher. I can’t get the theme song out of my head. The girls stare at it with their mouths open wide. It’s like a weird vortex they stare into. I think Gi has secret

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  • 15+ quick prep activities for toddlers

    Finding inspiration to keep your toddler entertained can be tricky if you don’t want to spend hours preparing elaborate baking and making activities.  However I’ve got a long list of things you can do with your child that do not involve paint splattered up your wall, cooked spaghetti trodden into your floor or hours of

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  • To the mum switching to formula

    We all have a breastfeeding story, however long or short.  Some mamas didn’t want to try it at all. Others struggled through pain, infections and sleepless nights to do it for years and some desperately tried, but couldn’t hit that so-called “gold standard” of breastfeeding.  You had it in your head that you would breastfeed

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