A Break Through

Last night I went out again to Pole Fitness, this time accompanied by my best friend, and left P2 in the care of my OH. This is the photo he sent me whilst I was out… This is a rare sight to see now days. I’ve been making a note of all her sleeps, feeds and nappy changes on a …

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KBBF2013 – Breast Milk Pumping

It’s very important for any breastfeeding mum to purchase a breast pump, a decent breast pump. I made this mistake this time round. For my first daughter, I expressed loads, I had to for her to survive. I used one in the hospital that was amazing, the Medela Electric, and I bought the same one for home use. I had …

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A Sister Bond

Despite the behaviour and sleep troubles we’ve been experiencing with both the girls… There are some amazing moments we’ve shared recently. Every morning P1 comes into our bedroom, to find her sister snuggled up in bed with us. She clambers in and joins us, but not to be with us, to be with her sister. She cuddles up next to …

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KBBF2013 – The Importance Of Breastfeeding Support

When I think support, I think failure. Why would anyone need support if things were going right? Right… Wrong! Support comes in so many shapes and forms. I’ve asked so many questions to family members, post so many questions onto forums/my blog, I’ve read so many magazines, books and websites. There’s advice and support everywhere! When I struggled with sore …

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I’m Going Grey!

I’m feeling at a loose end with both the girls. P1 is being an absolute nightmare with her behaviour and eating. She’s ended up in her bedroom for discipline twice today! We don’t do this often but it’s got completely out of hand and it’s the only way she’ll listen and realise. P2 isn’t sleeping. At night. She ended up …

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Tips for Stress-Free Family Holidays

Family holidays should be fun times where you and your loved ones can enjoy spending some quality time together. Yet sometimes getting the family ready for a trip and making sure everyone enjoys themselves while they are there can be hard work, and you might feel like you need a holiday to recover from your holiday! If you have a …

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To My Princess 1 – 4 Years 6 Months

To my Princess 1, This month I’ve been hearing lots of great things about you from the nursery. Things like you writing your name properly, and talking to the students that come in to help. You seriously are such a social butterfly. I’ve noticed that these past few weeks you’ve become really attached to Daddy. He gets lots of cuddles …

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KBBF2013 – Top Breastfeeding Tips You Should All Know

Everyone needs tips. Tips help people that are struggling with something, try something a little different that they never even thought of. I've compiled my top 10 tips; 1) Wind Your Baby I had never actually properly breastfed P1, so this time it was all new. I asked the nurses what I should be doing and they very clearly said …

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Why Do We Have To Do This?

It seems we’ve hit another brick wall with P1. I hate this. Food is such an issue it’s ridiculous. You need food to survive. So why can’t she grasp the fact that she has to eat!! And that one or two mouthfuls just isn’t enough to sustain her. Breakfast is never an issue. She’ll happily have two helpings; a chocolate …

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KBBF2013 – The Benefits Of Breastfeeding

So it’s the first day of the Keep Britain Breastfeeding Scavenger Hunt 2013. It feels like I’ve been waiting for this day for ages! But it is finally here, I’ve prepared all my posts and I’m ready to begin. I haven’t posted any breastfeeding photos on my blog before, but I’ve decided to be brave and share some of our …

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I’m Vulnerable… Leave Me Alone!!!

Kids are so clever. Ridiculously. Or at least my one is. P1 always knows when we are at our most vulnerable. She’ll choose just the right moments to misbehave and cause a fuss. We had a truly superb day yesterday… We’d been to a play area that we hadn’t been to in ages and we even did some art which …

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Hunky Monkey. I Love You!

I’ve been feeling really connected with my OH recently. There’s been a boost of both our efforts with each other and it’s made such a difference. Last night, unexpectedly P2 fell asleep and my OH and I chatted for hours. About the past, about the future, about us and about everything really! I love evenings like those. They feel magical. …

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Mummy Time

I’ve had a lovely evening tonight. I’ve been baby free. I’ve been partner free. Yup, my OH babysat (if you can call it that for your own children?!) both the girls whilst I went alone to a Pole Fitness Class at the gym that P1 has her swimming lessons. My OH has always joked about me learning to pole dance. …

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A Couple of Ideas to Help You to Spruce up Your Home

If your home is looking a little tired, but, you do not have the time to redecorate, read on. Below, I share with you a few ways to quickly freshen things up. Implementing most of them won’t cost you a fortune. Sort out your tatty skirting boards Most people’s skirting boards are badly scuffed and dented. Getting down on your …

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