Category: Parenting

We shouldn’t be made to feel guilty, we need to be supported

On Tuesday, new advice from the Royal College of Midwives was released saying that new mothers must be respected if they decide to bottle feed their new baby. As expected, this raised a lot of opinions from parents, one who had been made to feel guilty and others which said that support must still be…
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How to survive working from home when you’re a parent

One of the first things I get asked when I say I work at home is “how do you manage with the boys being at home?” They just don’t understand how I get everything done; paid work, the blog, being a mother and a housewife and to be totally honest with you, I’m not sure…
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My 8 caravan holiday essentials

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that we’re going away on holiday next week! I am so excited, I just need time away from the rut of everyday life. We’ve had the best time on our previous holidays and we’ve got so much planned this time, including driving down to Felixstowe after the…
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Is 19 months our magic number?

I realised the other day that Archie is now 19 months old. The same age Henry was when we decided to have another baby…apparently we chose the right moment because we fell pregnant on my first cycle. There’s about 27 months between them and now that Archie is older, the age gap is perfect. They…
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Easter 2018 – which egg hunts did we go on?

If you read Gareth’s post on Ostara, you’ll know that we don’t celebrate Easter on Easter Sunday. Our celebration is on the Spring Equinox because Gareth is a Pagan. But that doesn’t mean that we completely ignore the long weekend surrounding Easter. With the shops full of eggs and the promise of hunting them, I…
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