Category: Navigating Mummyhood

Speech and language therapy

What I learnt from Speech Therapy

*** Post contains affliliate links so if you make a purchase after clicking the links then I may get a small fee.  This doesn’t affect the price you pay One of my twins has a speech delay and has been receiving speech therapy.  This has been apparent for a while, but she was small at […]

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One day they will be grown…

Recently I completed my first 10km race something that less than two years ago I could never have fathomed doing in a million years and I did it in a very respectable time of 1:02 (since it was 30 degrees I was thrilled just to be able to do it!), but in the midst of […]

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starting school

13 things parents need to know about children starting school

I now have two children in school with two more starting nursery this year so I have been a reception mum twice and tearfully watched my lovely littles head into school for the first time whilst simultaneously doing an internal happy dance.  Oh the conflict and mum guilt!! via GIPHY A child starting school can […]

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Smart Mummy Holiday Packing

*** contains an affiliate link.  This means if you click and make a purchase I may receive a small fee, but this does not affect the price you pay at all Have you ever got everything ready for a family holiday, felt pretty proud of yourself and then arrived at your destination to find that […]

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Helpful Tips for Road Trips with Kids

In times gone by a road trip was something fun to look forward to.  An adventure to be filled with snacks, chatting and singing loudly to Take That.  Now that we have 4 kids to consider it could be the stuff of nightmares and yet every year for the past 4 years we have piled […]

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Reflux in Babies: The Signs and Symptoms

*** Contains Affiliate links.  If you use these to make a purchase I may receive a small fee, but this does not affect the price you pay at all and helps me to keep the site running. Reflux in Babies: The Signs and Symptoms Every Mum Should Know Infants often experience reflux throughout their first […]

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Helping children deal with change

Change can be difficult for anyone, but especially for young children, but helping children deal with change can be tricky as it is not always even apparent that they are struggling with it.  You might just see increased difficult behaviour, but when dealing with toddlers this could just be a normal week…  They often lack […]

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summer holidays

9 easy ways to entertain kids during the summer holidays

So that time is nearly upon us – the summer holidays!  6 weeks of summer fun with no school. You might be looking forward to the break from the routine – I know I am (anything that means no school run is ok in my books), but you might be dreading it.  I think for […]

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Everything you need to know about starting school by a 5 and 7 year old

As we zoom towards the end of the school year it suddenly dawned on me that very soon my little boys will be in year 3 and year 1 respectively.  It is a daunting prospect as time is just flying by….  If you have a little one starting school in September you will probably be feeling […]

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Should I teach my toddlers a second language?

I am no ‘Uber’ mum searching for nurseries that converse only in Mandarin, but I also hope that my children will be able to speak a second language and so I have been wondering whether I should be teaching my toddlers a second language now? When I was a toddler my family moved to Norway […]

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