Be kind! It’s never too late to blog it forward

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#BlogItForward was a challenge set by Wayfair to encourage people to do good deeds and spread some kindness into the world in December 2016. I saw Wendy from Naptime Natter’s post about it recently and, not realising it was a year old, excitedly sat down and wrote my post before the deadline of 31st January. What a nob. When I finally realised, I … Read More

BlogCrush week 50 – 26th January 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 50! How is it almost the end of January already? Only 11 more moths and it’ll be Christmas again – have you started your Christmas shopping yet?! I’d love to be one of those people who has it all sorted a year in advance, but I fear that will always be a dream. I read a … Read More

Beat toddler bathtime battles with these 6 tips

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Ever since she was born, my daughter, Dee, hated bathtime. Bathing her was a two man job when she was tiny because, well, mostly I just needed the moral support (and for it to be over ASAP). As she’s grown older, we’ve been through endless phases of bathtime bliss vs bathtime battles. There doesn’t seem to be any method to her madness … Read More

BlogCrush week 49 – 19th January 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 49! I find the start of a new year a strange time. It feels like a fresh start, even though it’s all just another day. You have this vague feeling that things ought to be different but really they’re just the same unless you actively put the effort in. But it does make you pause and reflect, even … Read More

A letter to my pregnant self

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Hi Alice, It’s your friend, future you… (I know, clever huh?!) I wanted to write to you to tell you some things you probably don’t want to hear, because I know how stubborn you are, but I’m hoping because it’s coming from yourself you might actually listen. You’ll find this out, but it’s really hard being a mother and having a friend who is … Read More

BlogCrush week 48 – 12th January 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 47! We’ve got some exciting news!! Blog Crush will be one year old in February!! In honour of this, from 16th Feb we’re running a special #BlogCrush giveaway open EXCLUSIVELY to anyone who has linked up to #BlogCrush in the last year! Not only that, but a special prize will be awarded to the blogger who has … Read More

BlogCrush week 47 – 5th January 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 47! Happy New Year everyone! Whether you’re a resolution maker or breaker, whether you’re looking forward to the year ahead, or lamenting the end of a great year past, whether you’re feeling fighting fit or still in a post-Christmas haze (that last one is me)… We’re really grateful to have you with us for the first … Read More