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

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

Children’s party fun with Party Teddies – review and GIVEAWAY!

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 Collaborative post If you’re looking for a fun and different activity for your child’s birthday party, or even just a fuss free creative activity to do with them on a rainy day, then Party Teddies might be just what you’re looking for. Party Teddies lets you host a build your own bear party from the comfort of your own home … Read More

KAYA mother & daughter jewellery – review & GIVEAWAY!

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Collaborative post The postlady delivered a parcel the other day which I was very excited to receive. I opened it to find two beautiful pink floral pouches, and two silver polishing cloths from KAYA Jewellery.   Giving Back Two things really struck me about KAYA jewellery during my research when they first contacted me. Firstly that a huge part of … Read More

Mums who can’t bake – do it anyway!

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Hi, I’m Alice, and I’m a mum who can’t bake. In fact, many of my kitchen pursuits end up in disaster. In my repertoire so far I have ‘pasta bake soup’, ‘lasagna crisps’, ‘biscuit cake’, and ‘so mustardy it causes physical pain stroganoff’. But you know what? I do it anyway. Now I have a daughter, I bake and cook … Read More

Dear Daughter: A Valentine’s poem for my baby bear

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Dear Daughter, I was thinking about what to write for a Valentine’s day post. Since I publish every Wednesday, and V-Day happens to fall on a Wednesday this year, I couldn’t ignore it! The gift guides aren’t really my thing since daddy and I don’t usually bother. We tend to get cheesy chips from Folkestone kebab each year so I don’t … Read More

Why happy mum, happy child isn’t as simple as it seems

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Happy mum, happy child. We’ve all heard it a hundred times… that we need to take care of ourselves if we want to effectively take care of our children. And I agree… to a degree. But there’s something about the blanket statement that makes me feel a little uneasy. Like the ‘breast is best‘ mantra that seems innocent enough at first glance, … Read More