Meet the Parents – Advice for New Mummies and Daddies from Beauties and the Bibs

September 22, 2016

Welcome back to my guest post series on advice for new mums and dads, from those in the know. This week, we’re hearing from Jess, who blogs over at Beauties and the Bibs. Tell me a bit about you, your blog and your family. Hi, my name is Jess and I am a new mommy to a beautiful little girl called Ava. Before going on…

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Baby’s First Cold

September 15, 2016

Baby’s First Cold – there doesn’t seem to be a milestone card for that! Possibly because we want to forget that it ever happened? We all know how rubbish it is to have a cold as an adult, but goodness me, I never realised I could actually feel worse about another human being having one! I’m quite intolerant of the hub’s man flu histrionics when…

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Meet the Parents – Advice for new mummies and daddies from Arthurwears

September 14, 2016

Welcome back to Meet the Parents! This week we’re chatting to Sarah who blogs over at Arthurwears.  Tell me a bit about you, your blog and your family. Hi, I’m Sarah – Early Years Teacher, wife to Mr H and Mummy of Arthur (Yes, despite what some may think, Arthurwears is actually written by a female!) I probably should have thought my blog name through…

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Timekeeping (or lack thereof)

September 13, 2016

I have to apologise to all of my friends. It would appear that I haven’t fully appreciated the catastrophic affect having a baby would have on my timekeeping. Although I wouldn’t really call it timekeeping. More a complete and devastating lack of ability to calculate the amount of time it will take to do anything. Yesterday Little M and I went on our first mummy-daughter…

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Hotter Shoes – Only for your mum?

September 9, 2016

Now, don’t get me wrong, I love a comfy shoe. I used to buy allll the pretty stilettos in Faith before I eventually realised that I couldn’t actually walk in them, they’d only be worn once and then consigned to the bottom of the wardrobe for the next five years until I needed space and gave them to my mum for the church charity sale.…

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Ask the Parents – Advice for new mummies and daddies from Tattooed Mummy

September 7, 2016

Welcome back to my blog series of advice for new and expectant parents. This week the words of experience come from Tattooed Mummy.  Tell me a bit about you, your blog and your family. I’ve been blogging for donkey’s years, over ten years I think. It started as a space for my brain to leak (and rant) though I do most of that on twitter…

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A Year of Pondering Parenthood

September 5, 2016

Wow. WordPress informs me that it’s been a whole year since I started this blog. I’d better apologise from the off; most bloggers seem to have some kind of exciting giveaway or at least a personalised iced cake to celebrate their first birthday. My poor sense of planning negates all that so if it’s the freebies you’re after, I’m afraid you’ve come to the wrong…

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Hi, I’m Jules. I’m a 30-something teacher, currently at home being mum to M, three, and two year old B.

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