• School morning

    School mornings: how do you take the stress out of them?

    If you have landed on this post hoping to find answers then I’m afraid you have come to the wrong place . . . unless by some miracle I receive a plethora of great responses providing the answers I long for. Nope, this post is where I tell you how school mornings drive me mad! […]

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  • Dear Zoo

    A parenting wake up call thanks to Dear Zoo

    Waaaay back in 2012 I attended a blog event with Little Bean and Beanie Boy for the 30th Anniversary of the favourite children’s picture book ‘Dear Zoo’. Not only did we get to take part in lots of fun Dear Zoo inspired activities but we also had the opportunity to meet the author and have […]

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  • Not proud of myself . . .

    Yesterday was not a good day. It started off pretty pants when I received yet another text message from a friend saying that I was rubbish at keeping in touch and that if I carried on this way I would lose more friends. It wasn’t a horrible text, they didn’t mean to be nasty but […]

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  • Where am I going wrong?

    For the past two to three weeks I have been finding Little Bean increasingly hard work and I honestly just don’t know how best to tackle her anymore. I know that children go through phases, I know that I have had tough times with her before and we have come through them and I know […]

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  • Just another phase?

    “Oh its just another phase” – isn’t that what people always say to you when you whinge for the hundredth time about whatever tantrums your toddler/pre-schooler has been going through of late? That’s what I keep getting at the moment and I know that people are right but just for once I would like someone […]

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