Category: Navigating Mummyhood

potty training tips

14 things you need to know about potty training

If you are of a sensitive disposition I warn you this post contains talk of bodily functions!   I have just started potty training number 4 and despite the fact that I have just had to pick up a massive poo from my back garden I remain hopeful that this will be the end of […]

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Toddler Development – A week of firsts

It is funny how toddlers develop in fits and starts so you feel like one day you have a baby and the next a threenager is staring back at you with their hands firmly planted on their hips as they wag their finger at you and say ‘NO’.  It’s like they wait until they have […]

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toddler tantrums

Dealing with Toddler Tantrums

Although I am now on my 3rd and 4th toddler I have not really had to deal with full on toddler tantrums. Both of the boys had wobblies and threw their toys out of the pram (metaphorically speaking), but they didn’t really do that on the floor kicking, screaming and gnashing of teeth toddler tantrums.  […]

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primary school

Primary School Places Announcement

So today is D day for Primary School places and the first day back at school for most of us with older children.  The chatter in the playground tomorrow will undoubtedly be filled with ‘did you hear so and so didn’t get a place’  ‘gasp, no really?!’ My eldest littles attend a very oversubscribed school […]

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back to school

Back to School – 8 things I will miss

Tomorrow is back to school day after the holidays and apart from not jumping for joy at the thought of getting 4 littles up and out by 8:40am for the school run.  I have often said that I love the school holidays and now that they are coming to an end I feel a bit […]

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aliens love underpants

Aliens Love Underpants – The Underbelly Festival

This post contains an affiliate link.  If you make a purchase after clicking on an affiliate link I will be compensated. It will not affect the price that you pay.   Today a friend of mine was unable to go to Alien’s Love Underpants at the Underbelly Festival on the Southbank and very kindly gave […]

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pumping

Expressing Breastmilk for your baby

Please note I have not been paid to write this article. I was given a copy of the ebook for the purpose of review, but the opinions here are my own.  The article does contain affiliate links and should you make a purchase through an affiliate link I will be compensated, but this does not affect […]

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baking with children

Baking bread with kids

OK the rain over the Easter holidays has been killing me and despite having planned lots of activities for the littles to do I did not plan for soooooo much rain.  This ultimately led to me attempting baking bread with kids.  Well honestly there is only so much Lego anyone can reasonably enjoy.  It rained […]

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baking

Easy Homemade Bread Recipe

This recipe for homemade bread can be done completely by hand so very little equipment is needed and that also makes it a great recipe to try with kids.  They will love the kneading of the dough and making individual bread rolls, but you can also make a loaf using this recipe. You will need: […]

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C section

C Section Myths Dismissed

So it seems to me that every day is international or national something day and so I generally don’t pay a huge amount of attention, but the other day I saw that this month is International Cesarean Awareness month and as I have had 3 C Sections I felt like I wanted to throw my […]

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