Parenting

Mother’s Day Weekend – Hiking & New Boots

I always get sentimental about shoes. Shoes feel like such milestones in the life of the tiny humans. There were first shoes, the sturdy ones that encouraged first steps. There were ballet shoes, the pink ones that helped Holly grow…

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Mother’s Day Weekend – Part One

Flowers. Chocolate. Candles. Little Pandora bags – everywhere! Well… it is Mother’s Day weekend. I have nothing against flowers, candles and chocolate – but we try to do Mother’s Day a little differently. We – and when I say we…

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What’s Your Favourite Bedtime Read?

  World. Book. Day. They’re three little worlds that either strike dread or joy into the hearts of parents everywhere. Three little words that being a flurry of thoughts similar to: Is it going to be another year of buying…

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Are we teaching our children about health?

‘It’s the parents’ That’s what the voice said on the radio. ‘It’s all down to the parents’. Today new advice has been published about limiting children’s intake of sugary snacks and it has caused some debate.   As a parent…

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Here’s to 6!

  I know, I know… It’s what everyone says ‘the time has flown’, or ‘I can’t believe she’s this old’ and ‘She’s grown up so fast’. Cliche – maybe a little… but it’s just so¬†true. When you spend such a…