Category Archives: Parenting

I have a confession to bake. I will whisper it. I am a mum and I cannot bake. I don’t even enjoy baking (gasp). My newsfeed so full of friends creating domestic wonders. Some have even started successful cupcake businesses. … Continue reading

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After my last post, I realised I should probably share a few tips of how I managed to breastfeed successfully 1) Arm yourself with as much as information as possible – I went to an NHS and NCT course. The … Continue reading

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1) Don’t take the children or dog The concludes my top tips for a relaxing family day out

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We all like a bargain, I’m from Yorkshire (who’d have guessed?) & we’re known for being tight. I prefer the term frugal. 1) Sign up to Quidco & start earning cashback on your purchases. So far I’ve ‘earned’ nearly £700 … Continue reading

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I yelled at Osc today, told him off, then cried. We were on the way out of the doctors. (He had had to be carried in kicking and screaming as I woke him from a nap he had started 2 … Continue reading

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Lots of people see the NCT as very pro lots-of-things (breast feeding, natural birth, attachment parenting, baby wearing, co-sleeping) and anti-lots-of-things (pain relief, caesareans, formula). I must say, they are often holier than thou in their approach – I take … Continue reading

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Locate change bag – it is usually under the pushchair or table or behind a door. Or still in the car. It was in a cupboard. How did it get there? Realise change bag has so much rubbish in it … Continue reading

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Knackered. Sums it up nicely. Night!

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Ok, so here are a few things which I do (or don’t do) that most people I know do the opposite of. 1) I only boil the kettle for the water I need. Quicker & uses less energy. But most … Continue reading

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So, as I find out that mike has shoehorned Oscar (nearly 2 1/2) into Dylan’s clothes (nearly 7 months) yet again, I’m just thankful they’re not 0-3 month clothes any more. Poor Osc is often found in a tiny nappy … Continue reading

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