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NAVIGATING PARENTHOOD SINCE 2011

One day of chaos at a time

#Blogtober18 Day 10 NICU Mummy #Worldmentalhealthday

Whilst researching this post I came across the statistic that approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Since 2016 I have been one of the 1 in 4 as I struggled with being a NICU mummy and  the aftermath of my daughter NICU and subsequent hospital stays […]

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#Blogtober18 Day 9 Invitations/ Letters #Worldpostday

Have you noticed that nothing is hand written anymore?  Not even a party invitation.  It is all either online, emailed or printed.  No one writes letters anymore and whilst I don’t really either I think it is a shame that just as video killed the radio star; email killed the letter.   We do still […]

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Bloggers #DreamTeam Linky 127

Hello all!  Welcome to the #DreamTeam linky with me, Heather from Shank You Very Much and Annette from 3littlebuttons as your hosts.  If you are new to our linky then an extra special welcome and for those returning it is always a pleasure to see you and have you hang out with us.  This week it is safe to say […]

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#Blogtober18 Day 8 Hearing them Read

It is day 8 of #blogtober18 and I hope you aren’t bored of me yet as there are still quite a few days to go!  Today sees the start of #librariesweek and so the theme today is hearing them read.  Now to me the process of a child learning to read is both amazing and […]

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#Blogtober18 Day 7 #DYSPRAXIAAWARENESSWEEK

Today the theme for #blogtober18 is Gross Motor Skills as part of #dyspraxiaawarenessweek.  I don’t know much about dyspraxia.  Of course I have heard of it, but have not had any personal experience of the condition.  I almost decided to write about something else today, but then I thought about it and realised that this […]

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#Blogtober18 Day 6 Forest Creatures

So today is Day 6 of #blogtober18 and the theme is forest creatures as it is #nationalbadgerday. Firstly I am feeling a bit left out as it seems everything has a national day apart from me.  Do you #nationalharassedmotherday could become a thing? Or is that already covered by mother’s day? Secondly I had planned […]

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#Blogtober18 Day 5 – Read with Phonics App Review

Day 5 of #Blogtober is all about education on #worldteachersday So I thought I would share my review of the Read with Phonics App.  We were gifted a subscription to the Read with Phonics app in return for trialing the product and writing an honest review.  We have been using the app for a couple […]

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#BLOGTOBER18 Day 4 Starting Nursery

Today for #Blogtober18 the theme is dittty as it is #Nationalpoetryday and for us it is also the day that the twins start nursery.  The thought of this day kept me going during the toughest times of 4 under 4.  I knew it wouldn’t last forever and at that point I needed to know that.  […]

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10 Years of Marriage #Blogtober Day 3

Next week we will celebrate 10 years of marriage.  A ten years that has seen us move house, change jobs, get pets, have four children, spend a small fortune on updating our lovely wreck of a house and so much more.  Our lives our unrecognizable from the ones we had before we got all dressed […]

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Prestige Hampers

A little bit of self care courtesy of Prestige Hampers #Blogtober Day 2

It has been a tough couple of weeks since the children returned to school as one by one everyone has got the back to school lurgy so imagine my delight when Prestige Hampers sent me a hamper full of amazing goodies including chocolate, wine, biscuits, popcorn and crisps.  Seriously what is not to like?  The […]

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