How to encourage your child to drink water with WUBL

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Collaborative post I never thought I would have to try so hard to encourage my child to drink water instead of juice. I had such good intentions when she was born to never give her juice and make water her staple drink. If she doesn’t drink anything else, she won’t miss it…I thought. Then she started having a little sip … Read More

BlogCrush week 63 – 27th April 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 63!   This week I’ve started my new, improved email campaign to my wonderful subscribers (it’s not just my mum and and my test account, I promise!) After plugging it beforehand, sharing my sign up link everywhere, and generally trying to drum up some more interest, my list increased by a grand total of 2! And … Read More

5 reasons why it’s OK for parenting not to come naturally

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It’s something we take for granted before we have children – that we’ll take to motherhood like the proverbial duck to water. But it doesn’t always work that way, and you know what? …it’s OK for parenting not to come naturally. I recently overheard a new mum say she thought becoming a parent would be the most natural thing in … Read More

Why kids should do chores (Guest Post)

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A warm welcome this week to my first guest blogger, Zowie Ashton from Flat Clean London who has a passion for all things cleaning and organising! I shared a post on the Letters to my Daughter Facebook page a couple of weeks ago asking parents to choose between getting a full 8 hours sleep every night, having a self cleaning … Read More

BlogCrush week 62 – 20th April 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 62! The sun is finally here people! Eeeeeee!!! I went for a walk today at lunch time, just to feel the warmth on my skin after spending the morning at a desk in an air conditioned office. I put on my headphones, took nothing but my phone, popped on a podcast and walked in a direction … Read More

Make biology fun with the Curiscope Virtuali-Tee – review + GIVEAWAY

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Collaborative post 30/05/18 **We interrupt this blog post for a special announcement!** The giveaway has ended, but I’m excited to announce that Curiscope is offering an exclusive discount to my readers! Use the code Letters25 for 25% off purchases made via the Curiscope website from now until midnight on 14th June. Go go go!!! Hands up if you drew countless … Read More

Dear Daughter: Don’t worry

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Dear daughter, Don’t worry, it will all be ok. I was once approached in the high street by a young man with a clipboard. He said he was fundraising for Marie Curie who support people with terminal illness, and wanted to know if I’d sign up to donate regularly. He seemed really nervous – not the usual brash, confident type … Read More

BlogCrush week 61 – 13th April 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 61! It may be Friday 13th but it’s certainly not bad luck for you because it’s BlogCrush time!! You may have heard that I’ve recently moved my blog to a new platform, so this is the very first BlogCrush I’ve hosted from here. Exciting! (And also please let me know if anything’s gone wrong!!) On to … Read More

5 positive & empowering things to say to your daughter every day + freebie

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We all want our daughters to grow into happy, confident, empowered adults, free of our own mental shackles. Here are 5 positive and empowering things to say to your daughter every day, to encourage her to grow into that person. 1. You are strong Girls are typically judged on their appearance first, with relatives and supermarket strangers innocently saying ‘aren’t … Read More