Category: Navigating Mummyhood

happiness is

Happiness is …

Happiness is … was the theme for a whole week of term at my son’s school.  *POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS* They were doing Thai chi every morning, learning about healthy eating options, making smoothies, dancing, singing and generally exploring what makes them happy.  It got me thinking…  What makes me truly happy and if asked to […]

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things no one told me about being mummy

Things No One Told me about being a mummy

There are things no one told me about being a mummy that I am glad they didn’t share you know like their birth stories or worst still birth videos, but there are also things no one told me about being a mummy that I wish I had known so that I could have been prepared.  […]

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Newborn Gunky Eyes

Newborns Gunky Eyes – Is it normal?

Newborn babies especially those born by C-section often have gunk/ excess sleep coming from their eyes and this is something they do not tell you anywhere before you have a baby.  I am not sure that the medical term is Newborn Gunky Eyes, but I am not a medical professional so I am going with […]

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Make a Small Garden Work for a Family

I live in London and like many people in our lovely city I have a small garden.  We are very lucky to be able to have any outside space in this super expensive city so I am not having a moan, but as our four kids get bigger it gets harder to make the garden […]

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Mother's Day

Jewelry for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching in the UK and Ireland so everywhere you go there are reminders to get that card and suggestions for gifts.  My husband has been asking me if there is anything I would like from the children and I wasn’t sure what to say as I feel like I have everything […]

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8 year old boy hormones

Living with 8 year old boy hormones

Yes you read it correctly I am writing about living with 8 year old boy hormones….  Who knew that I would have to start contending with hormones when my biggest boy was only just about to turn 8.  This was a parenting memo I didn’t get.  Perhaps I skipped that page in the manual…  THIS […]

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Mother's day gifts

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

  I find the older someone gets the harder it is to buy them gifts.  We do all tend to accumulate so much stuff that it can be hard to give something original.  Then when the person you are buying for is your mother (lets face it most of us have a lot to be […]

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world book day

The Problem with World Book Day

Firstly dear readers let me say that I am liable to sound a bit like a grumpy old woman here and for that you must forgive me, but the thing is I am a grumpy old woman and World Book Day winds me up!! There are many things about World Book Day that are fantastic namely […]

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Bloggers #DreamTeam Linky 147

Well hello and welcome to the #DreamTeam Linky party; whether you are a blogger sharing a link or a reader hoping to find a popping post we are delighted to see you here.  The party is hosted every week by  Heather from Shank You Very Much, Annette from 3 Little Buttons and me!  We love reading […]

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Easy Valentines Day Craft for Kids

If you are looking for a quick and easy craft to do with your kids then look no further.  This easy valentines day craft for kids will have your littles busy for ages and won’t drive you crazy. These heart flower cards took a few minutes to set up for my 3 year old twins […]

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