Eva’s 7th Birthday

Eva had a birthday countdown going for weeks ahead of the big day. Each day we’d hear just how many days it was until the 6th of February. To be honest it wouldn’t have surprised me if she knew how many hours it was too! There was no room for us to forget. As each year passes, I find it …

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Birthday Party At Jump In Trampoline Park Tonbridge

I’m still pinching myself that Eva is now seven years of age. It feels like yesterday that our chunky, cone-head baby arrived into the world. But it happened and each year we celebrate.  This year we had the pleasure of hosting a joint party at Jump In with Eva’s friend from school. Both girls were so excited about taking their …

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Find Your Brave for #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek

This week (3-9th February 2020) is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week and schools, youth groups, organisations and individuals across the UK will take part in Children’s Mental Health Week. As someone who suffers from anxiety, my own children’s mental health is a huge priority to me. This year’s theme is Find your Brave and I think it’s the perfect child friendly theme …

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Siblings 2020 – January

Welcome back to another year of the Siblings post. This project originated from Lucy at Dear Beautiful many years ago when blog linkys were a thing and I’m so grateful she started it. It’s a wonderful way to look back on each month. January is a long month. There’s lots of talk about it feeling a bit heavy on the …

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Dolittle Movie Premiere In London

The girls have been asking us to take them to the cinema for ages and what better way to fulfil that request than a trip to London for a film premiere! We had been invited to Cineworld in Leicester Square for the UK Premiere of Dolittle last weekend and we had to dress up as animals. The invitation didn’t specify …

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Baking Cake Pops At Google HQ

This blog post has been a little while in the making this specific day happened back in October 2018 and I’m only just getting the chance to complete it. Sorry! I bet you can imagine the girlies faces when I told them we were heading to London on a train to go to the Google Head Quarters. They were pretty …

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Parenting With Social Anxiety

My name is Jodie and I suffer from Social Anxiety. I have tried on numerous occasions to pinpoint a specific thing that may have started or caused my anxiety. Some sort of trauma in my life. I had a rocky start in life but these were things that happened to me as a baby and not something I remember personally. …

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Our Christmas 2019

I am sorry that I am still mentioning the C-word this far into January, but it helps to ease my own January/post-Christmas blues. Hands up if you are already thinking ahead for Christmas 2020? Christmas 2017 and 2018 didn’t feel like Christmas at all for me. I didn’t even get round to blogging about 2018 at all. It was horrific. …

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An 11th Christmas Eve Birthday

Not only is Christmas Eve the exciting day before Christmas, but it’s also our eldest daughters birthday.  After living in denial during the lead up to her 10th birthday last year, this birthday was really exciting and I felt like everything was organised for her as she turned a huge 11 years of age! Freya always wakes up early but …

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Fakemas Our First Christmas Celebrations Of 2019

Christmas is most definitely my favourite holiday of the year. It has this magical ability to bring everyone together, doesn’t it? I also love the decorations everywhere and the sparkle. It just makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside and it makes the worst season of my year (winter) much more bearable. You may be wondering why the heck …

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Siblings 2019 – December

Another whole year of the Siblings project is over. I didn’t do too well this year in keeping up to date with it all but I hope to continue in 2020. I enjoy looking back on how my girls have changed over the months and years so it would feel silly if I just stopped uploading them altogether. December is …

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Robin Hood Pantomime at the Cliffs Pavilion 2019

As a child, my grandparents took me to see the pantomime every festive season at the Cliffs Pavilion. It was such a highlight for me growing up and I looked forward to it each year. We used to get there extra early, have drinks in the bar area and buy the program each year. I have a folder of them …

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Snapstar Doll Review

I was made aware of the Snapstar dolls recently when we received a lovely package through the door. It was very pink and exciting. It felt a bit naughty opening a gift this close to Christmas. Eva kept saying to me “are you sure?” but this sort of thing is the exciting part of being a blogger. There are six Snapstar …

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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2019

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland has always been one of those places I was desperate to go to but sadly never got the chance. I would eagerly scroll through other peoples beautiful, sparkly photos and dream of the time I could experience it myself. I was pretty excited when we had an invitation to attend a Family Press event at Hyde …

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Make Believe Frozen 2 Workshop In London

I am not ashamed to admit that we named our third daughter after the Disney Frozen princess, Elsa. Although I’m not entirely sure what we’ve created because she now refers to all tops and songs featuring Elsa, as her songs or tops. “Why are they dressed up like me, Mummy?” Ooops. Anyway, we had all been pretty excited for the release …

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