BlogCrush week 59 – 30th March 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 59! Happy Easter weekend everyone! I hope the Easter bunny is generous to you all. We’ve got an Easter egg hunt Friday morning but otherwise the weekend is clear and I intend to SLEEP! As much as is possible with a 3 year old on the loose anyway… What are your plans for the long weekend? … Read More

13 gentle April Fool’s pranks to play on your toddler

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This year, April Fool’s Day falls on Easter Sunday. As it’s the first year my daughter will really be old enough for April Fool’s pranks, I’m embracing this! I’m not going to get into the ethics of pranking your innocent little child… Of course, every parent knows their child best, and different children will have different levels of tolerance for … Read More

BlogCrush week 58 – 23rd March 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 58! Happy Friday everyone! I read a post last week from Mission: Mindfulness about meditating every day. While I was in Spain, I downloaded the Headspace app to help me incorporate meditation and mindfulness into my routine and hopefully calm my frantic mind. I think I managed 6 days in a row, which isn’t bad for … Read More

20 alternative uses for baby wipes

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We all know baby wipes are great for making tiny bottoms sparkly clean after a poopsplosion or even just a regular poop. (Sorry to talk about poop so early in the post!) But did you know that there are alternative uses for baby wipes that might just make your life a little easier? After all – you’ve always got a … Read More

BlogCrush week 57 – 16th March 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 57! Blog Crush Anniversary Giveaway Winners And the winner of the Blog Crush anniversary giveaway is… *drum roll*…… Soffy from The Mum Affairs! Soffy is relatively new to the blogging scene but writes very thoughtful posts about her life with her daughter, Little A. Massive congratulations Soffy, your prizes will be winging their way to you soon. … Read More

Extreme me-time – leaving my toddler for 5 days

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Extreme me-time   Last weekend I went to Spain… For 5 days… On my own… I went for some extreme me-time. If you haven’t heard the story already, I was having a particularly bad time with my mental health a few weeks ago. A friend suggested I could do with getting away for some me-time somewhere hot on my own … Read More

9 brilliant blog posts to empower mums

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My mission with Letters to my Daughter is to empower mums to be confident, capable, kind and resilient women, setting a positive example for our daughters. Mums are amazing. You are amazing. Raising little people to become confident, capable, kind and resilient adults is no mean feet, but mums accept the challenge everyday, and we never give up. Even the … Read More

BlogCrush week 56 – 9th March 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 56! It’s the last weekend of the #BlogCrush anniversary giveaway so if you haven’t entered yet, go go go!! So if you follow my Instagram or Facebook accounts, you may know that right now I’m on holiday in Spain…BY MYSELF. Child free, husband free, commitment free (except Blog Crush but that’s pretty chilled this side of … Read More