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

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

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

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