6 easy flower crafts for toddlers

  I love flowers, so combining florals with crafts for my toddlers is a brilliant solution to boring days at home for me! I’m always looking for rainy day inspiration for things to do with…

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Giving birth and the early weeks

I am so excited to share with you the very first episode of The Mummy Bubble Podcast! This week I have been joined by my gorgeous friend Claire from The Pramshed blog who has very…

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Book review: The Awkward Age By Francesca Segal

What happens when strangers are asked to live together as brother and sister? Blended families are not such an unusual occurrence these days. But even though it has become commonplace, it is no less fascinating…

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Why your newborn won’t nap unless held and what to do about it

We all know that babies need naps – so why then are they so ridiculously resistant to taking them? During the early days after being born, babies are pretty easy to get to sleep. They…

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A parent’s guide to surviving chicken pox

Kids can be so so selfish. A few spots on their face and all of a sudden they’re all “me, me, me”. As parents it is our duty to endure the nightmare that is chicken…

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Why Holly Willoughby absolutely deserved her night out

Let’s make something absolutely clear, when we have children they become our entire world. But that doesn’t mean the world revolves around them! I was absolutely fuming when I read people criticising Holly Willoughby for…

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11 parenting traumas even Kate Middleton will face after having a baby

We all marvelled at Kate Middleton as she appeared in public mere hours after giving birth looking fabulous. Her hair was perfectly styled, her make-up flawless and there was not a dried-up milk patch in…

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Using bedding and curtains to transform your child’s room

Whether your theme is rainbows, monochrome, chevron yellow or farmyard, you need to pick the right bedroom linens and curtains to make your nursery complete. Curtains and bedding are such a dominant part of a…

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Introducing The Mummy Bubble Podcast

The Mummy Bubble is nearly a year old and, as much of a cliche as this may be, my only regret about launching it is that I didn’t do it sooner. Getting my thoughts down…

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The 7 stages of sickness in kids

Just when you thought it was safe to take the quarantine sign off of our front door, we have yet another bug! When  illness strikes again and again I have to resort to putting my…

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What does giving birth REALLY feel like? Part 2

Now that I have explained in graphic detail how I pooped on the table, panted like a dog and rocked about on all fours during the delivery of my first child, I feel that detailing…

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How to tackle bullies with WebSafety

One of my biggest worries as a parent with kids who are growing up way to fast is protecting them from bullies. The thought of my girls being on the receiving end of threats, violence…

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What does giving birth REALLY feel like?

I’ve been toying with writing this post for quite some time. Do expectant mums really WANT to know what giving birth feels like? Would knowing about the pain, blood and screaming have made me more…

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How soon can you really tell if you’re pregnant

They say that patience is a virtue, but when it comes to finding out whether you’re pregnant or not, who cares about that!? The modern pregnancy tests are amazing. Not only are they super sensitive,…

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The simple secret to getting your baby to sleep – the ultimate bedtime routine

Do tearful evenings make getting your baby to bed feel impossible? You may be struggling to get your baby to go to sleep in their own bed. They may seem like all they want to…

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