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Traditional anniversary gift ideas

Traditional anniversary gift ideas

TRADITIONAL ANNIVERSARY GIFT IDEAS Love is in the air, do do doooo de doo de dooooooo! Yep, that's right, Hubbie and I are heading for another anniversary. This year we will have been married for 13 years. This post is inspired by the fact that earlier...

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Dealing with miscarriage

Dealing with miscarriage

DEALING WITH MISCARRIAGE Sadly, and maybe quite surprisingly, 1 in 4 families will experience the pain of miscarriage at some stage of their journey into parenthood. I say 'surprisingly' because not too long ago I thought it was extremely rare. That was...

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DIY Hulk Costume

DIY Hulk Costume

DIY HULK COSTUME That's super easy, budget friendly and pretty awesome too! Yey, Halloween is just around the corner and you know what that means....dress-up time! I love making costumes for the kids, and I love it even more when I don't have to break the...

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8 Ways to practice self-care

8 Ways to practice self-care

8 WAYS TO PRACTICE SELF-CARE In honour of Mental Health Awareness month October is not just all about Halloween. October is also Mental Health Awareness month. In a recent post, I shared my experiences of keeping a journal and how it helped me get through...

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Letter to my Mother

Letter to my Mother

  LETTER TO MY MOTHER What were you like as a kid? Angelic? A Nightmare? A goody twoshoes? Teenager from hell? Loveable? Sulky? I think I was a mix of all of the above. Maybe to some degree or another we all are. It wasn't until I became a mum, or more to...

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8 Budget friendly ideas for Mummy ‘time-outs’

8 Budget friendly ideas for Mummy ‘time-outs’

8 BUDGET FRIENDLY IDEAS FOR MUMMY 'TIME-OUTS' Let's face it, even with our best intentions, most of us Mums all need a time-out every now and again. Just like kids need to switch off and not do anything from time to time, we need the same. I always know...

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The biggest mistake we made as new parents

The biggest mistake we made as new parents

THE BIGGEST MISTAKE WE MADE AS NEW PARENTS... Are you a new parent? Perhaps you have a little miracle on the way and you're busy researching and soaking up every bit of advice you can lay your hands on? Wherever you are on your parenting journey,  I wanted...

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Dealing with the ‘Mummy Blues’

Dealing with the ‘Mummy Blues’

DEALING WITH THE MUMMY BLUES How are you feeling today? Feeling ok! Awesome. Glad to hear it! Not feeling ok? I feel you. I have those days too. But I hope the words on this page will help you realise that you're not alone and that it's okay to put your...

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Mummy and Daughter date ideas

Mummy and Daughter date ideas

MUMMY AND DAUGHTER DATE IDEAS! My oh my! Over the last few weeks my regular nine-to-five has been more of twenty-four-seven. I have had a massive project to complete which has meant I've had barely any time to spend with my kiddos. Other than snuggles,...

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CAPE TOWN BUCKET LIST 8 things I wish I had done when living in Cape Town!   Cape Town, oh Cape Town. What a wonderful place to be. As an outsider (I'm British by birth), I say this from the bottom of my heart...Cape Town is truly one of the most beautiful...

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