Can you eat your your way to happiness?

If you read my #BlogSquad post for www.meetothermums.com this month, you’ll know that a couple of weeks back I was having a rubbish day, week, moment…meh. more “Can you eat your your way to happiness?”

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The curse of being a dark haired woman

I’ve often listened to very fair haired people talk about having to wear mascara everyday, and draw on eyebrows, and wondered what that must be like. It’s not a problem I’ve ever had having very dark features, but that comes with it’s own trials and tribulations; It’s hard work not looking like a yeti. more “The curse of being a dark haired woman”

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On Wednesdays we walk

It was a new school year, and my eldest daughter had just started at a brand new nursery school. That all important year before school, and a full five morning a week schedule. It marked the proper transition from our life as we knew it (working part time, private day care provider) to stay at home Mum rocking the school run.  more “On Wednesdays we walk”

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High Five to the honest Mum blogs #solidaritea

There was an article this week on some newspaper or other that gave parenting bloggers a right old bashing. Bloggers, who, like me like to keep it real when reporting the daily (and nightly) grind of being a Mum. more “High Five to the honest Mum blogs #solidaritea”

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#OrganisedMess – My home is not a show home

This post has been written in collaboration with Furniture At Work and their #OrganisedMess campaign. They have published an infographic on your Organisation Type alongside your sign of the zodiac (see below). I definitely saw some alignment with my Gemini characteristics – there certainly is two of me! As for my hubby, a Leo through and through, he is definitely a fun first mess later kind of guy as proven by the bouncy ball that knocked the ornament off the shelf in the lounge, smashing the table lamp in its descent and shattering both to pieces.  more “#OrganisedMess – My home is not a show home”

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Inside the wardrobe of a SAHM

According to a recent survey by Chums, only 13% of women think that the current Spring / Summer 2017 trends cater for a variety of different age groups and body sizes. more “Inside the wardrobe of a SAHM”

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Managing Child Behaviour; well, trying to anyway

A few weeks back I published a post featuring some insightful lessons on positive parenting that I was desperately clinging to after a tough few weeks with our two year olds behaviour. Our five year old also had developed a new found attitude at school that was making me feel like the child, not the parent. more “Managing Child Behaviour; well, trying to anyway”

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Optimising sleep as a knackered Mum

I’m tired. Pretty much constantly. I may have mentioned this once or twice right here on this very blog. more “Optimising sleep as a knackered Mum”

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#MumsThatRun; My first official 10K

I like to dabble in a bit of running here and there. It’s something I started just before having kids, and I’ve found that since becoming a Mum, it’s a form of exercise that just fits in with my life, my budget and my mindset. more “#MumsThatRun; My first official 10K”

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Guest post: 10 Home spa hacks

I have no plans to be whisked away to a spa weekend anytime soon, unlike EVERYONE I seem to talk to these days (*sob*). Therefore, these home spa hacks sent over to me by Gwen Lewis are about as close to an indulgent day of pampering as it gets… although it’s 8 weeks until my birthday HINT HINT 😉 more “Guest post: 10 Home spa hacks”

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