10 things bloggers should probably be doing

Blogging advice…if you want it, it’s out there. In fact, even if you don’t want it, it’s out there. You can delve deep into the words of the blogging icons, or revisit your past in the ‘things I’ve learnt in my first  hour / week / month / year / decade of blogging posts. more “10 things bloggers should probably be doing”

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Where to turn when parenting gets a bit shit

There always seems to be some parenting drama or another going on when you have small children…or older children… or teenagers…(End in sight? Ever?). more “Where to turn when parenting gets a bit shit”

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Sarah is typing… The fun and games of WhatsApp

Whatspp. Love it or loathe it, who could have predicted how much it would take off when we first installed it. With over 1.2 billion users globally, even my Dad is now in on the WhatsApp bants. #YouKnowItsTakenOffIfTheOldsAreInOnIt more “Sarah is typing… The fun and games of WhatsApp”

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How to raise a highly sensitive child

People without children underestimate the formidable task of child-rising, especially the role Moms play in raising happy, healthy, and emotionally-balanced kids. This is because they rarely catch a glimpse of the behind-the-scenes drama that most Moms have to deal with as a matter of course. They see Moms as counselors, advisors, teachers, and coaches, but rarely see them diligently working on keeping the bathroom a safe place from slips and falls and burns from scalding water, regulating meal-times and bedtimes, and patiently explaining to curious little minds how life works. more “How to raise a highly sensitive child”

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WAHM: Having it all or Doing it all?

For almost three years now I have been spending my weekdays rocking the ‘at home’ life. Whatever you prefer to call it…unemployed, stay at home Mum, in between jobs, ‘taking time off my career whilst the kids are little’, and dodging horrendous childcare costs etcetera etcetera. more “WAHM: Having it all or Doing it all?”

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#CoolMumClub Linky Week 80

#CoolMumClub Thursday whats happenning?! Loving all your seasonal snaps over on insta and last week was another beaut little spread of #CoolMumClub quality reads.
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#SmileWith Smiggle launches at Bluewater @Smiggle_

As a child I would have LOVED Smiggle. Stationery heaven and a colourful, scentiful blissful assault on the senses. It’s no wonder our girls are huge fans, as it’s been somewhat encouraged by my own love of the brand. Glitter and fur, rainbows, pinks and purples, cute animals and magical creatures, scented gear, pencil cases and water bottles… I want it all.  more “#SmileWith Smiggle launches at Bluewater @Smiggle_”

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Guest Post: Health tips for busy Mums

Nobody likes getting ill, but coming down with a cough or a cold can be particularly inconvenient for busy mums. After all, the odds of getting a few days recovering in bed is pretty unlikely, whilst statistics suggest that mums with young kids are many times more likely to get ill. more “Guest Post: Health tips for busy Mums”

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Kids being mobile safe at school: how parents can help and other practical advice

As we have just started a new school year, perhaps it’s the time for you to have allowed your child to take a mobile phone or tablet to school. There are plenty of reasons this make sense – the ability to call you, for pick up purposes, to access homework, to keep up with their friends or even because they’ve been pleading with you for years.
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“I want to do it myself Mummy”

“Three is definitely harder than two”. The words you really don’t want to hear when your ‘spirited’ child is approaching her third birthday and you’re counting down the days until the terrible twos are over. more ““I want to do it myself Mummy””

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