Turning Three

Today E has turned three, how did that happen? Its true when people say the years just fly by. I remember the day she came into the world very clearly from the labour and emergency caesarean to tea and toast and the jacket potato I was given for my evening meal. Each of E’s birthdays have been memorable too. Looking back at her first birthday, we had a little party/playsession in the garden with some of the… View Post

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Labour and the whole giving birth story

Having a relaxing evening and it suddenly dawned on me that three years ago today I was in Labour, well it was actually the early hours of Monday morning that I first felt the onset of labour take place. I recall waking my husband asking for a hot water bottle, I was a little bit excited about the prospect of meeting our baby soon, however it turned out not to be as soon as I… View Post

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Angelina Ballerina Activity Books Giveaway

A few days ago I wrote a review about some Angelina Ballerina books we received in the post. The books have been a huge hit with E, especially the two activity books. The books contain items to press out and make, games, puzzles and stickers. They have kept E occupied for hours. As these have been such a success I have decided to run a competition to win a set of these two activity books.… View Post

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Silent Sunday 25/5/14

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It’s Not What We Say..Its How We Say It

I’m sure we will have many discussions with E about HOW to say things the right way. “Yes Mummy” with a smile means a little something different than “Yes Mummy” with an eye roll and a sigh. However, even saying something nice in the wrong tone can really limit the strength of the words you have chosen. There are times that you particularly need to be watchful of this effect are when you are feeling hurt, angry, and… View Post

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