Dear Little Lady, It’s your 2nd birthday! Oh it’s gone so fast. I feel like I’ve blinked and you’re 2. Two years ago I was meeting you and your sister for the first time. You looked so tiny in your incubator, there was barely any part of you that didn’t have some sort of wire attached to you. Right at that moment when I stroked your tiny hand I knew you were a fighter, a true warrior and you have proved me right. Your first year was all about getting you better, making sure you survived your early delivery but…

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11 months ago I sat in the car having a little cry that I had lost my little boy to school. I had read lots of things to say that once they go to school you lose them a little bit, that they won’t be your little one anymore. I was so proud that morning after watching him go in with no tears and looking so excited to start his new adventures, pushing his nerves to the side. 11 months on and I’m writing this the night before his last day of Reception. And those things I read were right.…

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So the summer holidays are on their way and with them brings very little time for us parents. However, the phrase You cant pour from an empty cup is still as true as ever and looking after yourself is still paramount to giving your kids the summer you want to give them. If like me, self care and time by yourself is super important for your mental health and to be the best mum you can be then self care becomes even more significant. As I am facing a summer of a lot less time to get myself too I have…

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Maintaining a family garden falls low on the endless list of household chores to tend to. From washing to ironing and the daily hoovering, dusting and dishes too – there really isn’t much room to squeeze in the gardening. With this in mind I am sharing 3 top tips to get the perfect garden for a busy family home.   1/  Artificial Grass – The thought of having a perfect lawn all year round, minus the time and effort needed to maintain it, is like music to the ears! Artificial grass is stress-free, child and pet friendly and stays looking immaculate…

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We’ve all met that self proclaimed non judgemental person. The one who very confidently can tell you that they do not, under any circumstances judge people. They tell you how awful it is to judge someone else and how it something they would never dream of doing. Then they throw the curve ball, the extra judgey curve ball when they start to tell you about Jane (‘the one down the road with too many kids than she can handle’) and the saga outside her house the other night and how awful it must be for her kids and how could…

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