Tag: raising boys

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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Morning Routine with Kids Life Hacks

*** contains an affiliate link  As I may have mentioned I hate the school run!  It is not so much the act of getting to school that irks me it is the whole morning routine.  I am sure that many of you have it down pat, but in our house the clock almost certainly moves […]

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Raising Boys

Raising Boys – Things I want them to know

I recently wrote a post about raising girls and it got me thinking;  is there anything different I would like to teach my boys?  Are there things that they should know which aren’t so relevant to their sisters?  I got to thinking about raising boys and whether I need to change what I say to […]

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Our biggest boy!

Lovely readers if you are rather sick of me gushing about the littles on their birthday I do apologize, but it is only once a year – it just seems more as they are altogether… I promise not to gush for sometime after this one and to go back to my slightly irritated self. So […]

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Four Under Four – how this mummy coped

In 2014 my husband and I ummed and errrrrd for a few months before deciding that 3 was the magic number and that we would try for another baby. At this point we had two boys aged 17 months and 3 ½ yrs. They are just under two years apart so I had had two […]

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Communicating with Boys

As a mummy to boys for nearly seven years and a wife for nearly 10 years you’d think I might have some clue about communicating with boys. Yet I struggle every day.  I am entirely convinced that boys and girls communicate differently.  Before anyone gets all cross about this it doesn’t mean that I only talk to my […]

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