Sisterhood of the World Bloggers

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Very honoured to be involved in the sister of the world bloggers link up; big thanks to Kyles at Pickles & Pords for getting me involved. You should check out her blog, its full of amazing book reviews for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Plus Kyles has written some lovely poetry. Loving her most recent poem Patience about the temptation of Christmas presents under the  tree; even now as an adult I still struggle with the temptation to have a peak!

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Wicked Wednesday

My first linky EVER with Brummy Mummy of 2

The perfect family day out planned to Disney on Ice followed by a lovely stroll through Birmingham stopping off for a bite to eat.

What could possibly go wrong?

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A Perfectly Insane Family Day Out

Albert Einstein famously defined insanity as;  ‘doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.’

I am therefore insane. I imagine that I am not alone and most parents are insane. But why I hear you ask?

Because we delude ourselves with visions of a perfect family day out, full of smiles and happiness; the picture of family harmony. Completely disregarding the fact THAT YOU ARE OUT WITH KIDS.

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The dreaded trip to A&E

This morning I had to take a trip to A&E with the middle child. I wouldn’t consider myself a neurotic or panicky mum as I can normally take a step back from the scene of an incident and assess whether or not it can be sorted with either  a) a hug and a biscuit, b) by applying a Disney plaster, or c) if we need to seek the opinion of an expert. But after this mornings incident, my thoughts were not about what method of soothing I was going to choose or when the ‘please stop crying’ bribery biscuit was going to be administered, but I was overwhelmed by thoughts about what people were going to think. I was 99% certain that this would be an A&E visit but I was too busy stressing over how people would view me to consider what was best for my boy. My judgement was clouded.

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10 Stresses of a Newbie Blogger

I am a new to the blogging scene and can honestly say I feel like a rabbit in headlights. The blogging community is ace and there are some real lovelies out there, but as a newbie I often find myself a bit flummoxed by the whole thing. It’s exciting to finally have an outlet, but on the other hand it’s a bit bloody terrifying. There are oodles of things to think about and sometimes I feel a bit overwhelmed by it. I’m not long into it and there are lots of new blogs popping up all the time so I can imagine there are quite a lot of you out their that feel the same, maybe? So if you’re anything like me you  may be experiencing a few of these newbie blogger stresses;

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A note to Bounty from a third time mum….

Dear Sirs/Madams at Bounty,

I am a mum of three, who is very familiar with the Bounty advice and support around all things pregnancy and parenting relating. As a new mum, I spent many an hour on your website during the middle of the night trying to figure out how to tackle some of the conundrums that the little darlings throw at us.  I am really grateful for your commitment to providing valuable advice to us mum’s; much appreciated, keep it up.

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Big Bloggin Thank you

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I have been a mum for nearly four years now and I have to say it has been the most challenging and most rewarding role I have ever undertook.  Like many of you out there I have felt overwhelmed by the pressure and intensity that comes with loving and caring for these tiny little things that seem so delicate and unpredictable. Not only has it been challenging in the respect of finding my feet in the parenting world but challenging with respect to juggling three so young. Yep, I’ve had three of these little lovelies – in three years.

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