Category: Navigating Mummyhood

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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6 Ways to Help a Reluctant Reader

Some children take to reading really quickly and love it almost instantly. Others are less motivated and seem to take an instant dislike to reading.  So what can you do as a parent to help a reluctant reader?  How can you best support them and ensure that they learn to read as quickly as possible […]

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women making work work

Women Making Work Work – My Story

The Women making work work series celebrates flexible working and women finding ways to, maybe not have it all, but have what they want.  This first week is going to be about me. Regular readers will know that I have four children and there is less than four years between the eldest and the youngest.  […]

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women making work work

Women Making Work Work Series

  Welcome to my new blog series Women Making Work Work.  This series will look at a different women who has taken a perhaps alternative route to work.  They might have a traditional 9-5, but also be rocking a sideline passion project or be a mother with several different roles on the go in order […]

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