• Lillie

    Lillie: Now you are 10 years old

    It’s now 10 years since the morning you were placed on my tummy with a line down your face from the forceps which helped you to get out into the world. Daddy and I both cried tears of joy to finally have our little girl with us, even if Daddy did mistake your umbilical cord […]

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  • Beauty

    Skincare Tips for Teens

    Growing up I was pretty lucky when it came to my skin as a teenager, I wasn’t an overly spotty teen and didn’t have to worry about oily skin or breakouts. This is something that I have always been very grateful for as I had friends who suffered terribly at school. Years later when I […]

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  • Teenager

    Surprise Your Teenager with These Cool Gifts!

    Girls seem to approach puberty sooner than they once did. If there is a preteen in your life, you’ll see one girl on one day and a different one the next. It seems it’s their job to be unpredictable and dynamic. So, it can be difficult to please all the girls all the time. As […]

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    My journey to self-awareness

    Some people are quite happy to poddle through life taking each day as it comes and not really think about the why, when and where of matters in their life. Personally, I have always taken great interest in finding out more, more about myself, more about what makes me tick and how the things that […]

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  • Starting school

    Albie’s First Day at School

    Since 2008 when Lillie was born my life has revolved around being at home with my children and yesterday, it all changed. At four and a half year’s old, Albie had his first day at school and it really couldn’t have come soon enough for my littlest man. Too excited to wait Unlike his big […]

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  • Ollie is riding his bike – another milestone reached!!

    I have never considered myself to be a pushy parent, I think it’s important for children to find their own feet and to develop at their own pace. I didn’t constantly roll them over as babies or lift them into the walking position, I knew that they would do what what necessary in their own […]

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  • Little Bean

    How do I help my lonely girl?

    As the Summer holidays are moving into their last week I’ve been looking back with mixed feelings. We have mostly had a lovely Summer, fun family days out and getaways, 90% sunshine and warm weather but there has been something playing on my mind throughout. Little Bean isn’t a happy girl, she has spent much […]

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