Tag: magicofchildhood

Bye bye breastfeeding

Nearly a week ago, Archie had his last breastfeed. It’s the perfect memory. It was about 5am and he’d come into our bed after sleeping all night. He still looked tired so we snuggled down under the warm duvet and he fed back to sleep. We were both half asleep and when we woke for…
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Christmas Craft Activity – Santa Shapes

As the days get shorter and colder, I’m finding it difficult to occupy the boys and keep them stimulated without using the TV too much (although my feelings on that is something for another post!) I have dodgy joints and feel the cold really easily so staying outside all day isn’t really an option and…
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Breastfeeding Aversion At 13 Months

I’ve been exclusively breastfeeding for nearly 14 months now. Archie still won’t take a bottle so all of his liquid intake comes from me. He occasionally takes his brothers fruit shoot or drinks cows milk from a straw but if he doesn’t get any straight away, he gets frustrated and it has to be abandoned.…
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9 Books You NEED On Your Child’s Bookcase

Obviously reading (and writing) are really important in our household. English was my favourite subject at school and I love losing myself in the pages of a book. We started buying books for Henry before he was born. I was keen to buy my old favourites and there’s still some on my list I haven’t…
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Why We’re Boycotting Plastic Toys

A couple of months ago, I wrote a post about how I’m embracing minimalism. Our house isn’t huge so the things we choose to bring in have to be either something we need or something that’s going to last a long time so we don’t need to replace it. Minimalism has really opened my eyes…
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