• Birthday in Hospital

    Jelly Bean’s 4th Birthday . . . in hospital!

    In the days leading up to Jelly Bean’s birthday party for his 4th Birthday, things were starting to go downhill. He came down with a bit of a cough and cold which was going around his friends at preschool and as a result became dehydrated and began withholding his poops again. I preempted the fact […]

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  • MQ Mental Health Infographic

    The facts on young people’s mental health

    Sadly mental health is STILL something which has a stigma attached to it. So when I came across this useful infographic created through mental health research I wanted to share it with my readers. As a parent of young children, I worry about their future and how the path of their lives will shape them. […]

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  • Christmas 2016

    Christmas 2016 in pictures

    Christmas 2016 was a very enjoyable and relaxing Christmas in the Mummy Matters household. As a family we like to keep things quite traditional, we get up at whatever time the Beans decide, this year it was around 6am so quite sociable as far as we were concerned. The Beans always lean over the banisters […]

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  • Father Christmas

    The Magic of Christmas when they still believe

    Even though I have tipped the scale of 40 years of age I still remember clearly the magic of Christmas as a child. The excitement of Christmas day in the lead up to it, helping my family to decorate the Christmas trees and the anticipation wait for my Aunts, Uncles and Cousins to arrive. Christmas […]

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  • #problemswithpoop

    So pleased to have my boy back! #problemswithpoop

    These past few weeks have been more stressful than I can begin to explain. I always look forward to the beginning of December, getting the decorations up and doing Christmas activities with the Beans after school. Unfortunately things haven’t gone quite to plan this year, as December began I was home alone with the Beans […]

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  • Doddington Hall

    A Fairytale Christmas at Doddington Hall

    There is one aspect of Christmas that I look forward to every year and that’s our annual festive day out with our lovely friends MumtoC and family. This year MumtoC had spotted ‘A Fairytale Christmas at Doddington Hall‘ on the outskirts Of Lincoln. Online it looked beautiful and wasn’t expensive either. We paid £28.50 for […]

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  • @MummyMatters

    Have I failed my children? {Poor eating habits}

    I was talking to my Mum last night about how hard I am finding mealtimes with the Beans at the moment. Heck, not even at the moment, I’ve struggled with mealtimes for years. History For those of you who aren’t familiar with the history of my blog and the troubles we have faced with Little […]

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