I’m Not ‘Just’ a Parent!

When I got a full-time job back in June 2018, I got a lot of comments along the lines of: “That’s nice, it’ll keep you busy won’t it?” While it was meant as a boost and nothing less than positive, it wasn’t. It was said with blissful ignorance and demeaned everything I had been working […]

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32 Week Pregnancy Update

Well, I am writing this from my hospital bed. As soon as I heard that I may be staying longer, Jamie brought me up my laptop so that I can actually make some use of my time here and get some uninterrupted work done (horray!) As some of you will be aware, I have been […]

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8 Things I Love About Autumn

Seeing as Autumn is my favourite season, I thought that I would share my favourite things about Autumn. From September on wards, the last part of the year is jam-packed, and it feels like we have something on every week, which we love. Smells. One of the first signs of Autumn for me is when […]

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6 Things to Do with the Kids on a Rainy Day

With the colder months now upon us, I think we can all agree that we have already had our fair share of rainy days. I’ve lost count of how many school runs and pick-ups that I have had to do completely soaked through; despite being prepared with rainwear! During Summer it’s so easy to find […]

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Hello Autumn, Goodbye 2019 – Goals to End 2019 On

The 23rd September marks the beginning of Autumn and from then on, as a family we are busy with events, day trips, celebrations and much more, right through until January. Autumn always brings a certain feel to end the year on; crisp mornings, blankets & movies, seasonal baking, darker evenings and Autumn walks. It’s not […]

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Autumn Bucket List

With Autumn now in full swing, it is officially my favourite time of the year. From October – December, the months go by incredibly fast, but we enjoy every single one. For us, each month is always filled to the brim with events, celebrations, baking every weekend and much more and this year we are […]

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Balancing Screen Time

Being a Dad to an (almost) five-year-old, I’m struggling, like a lot of other parents, to balance out screen time with my child. Let’s be real here, kids love a screen – whether it’s TV, Xbox, a tablet, Playstation or even a phone that’s full of apps for them to mess around with. Once you […]

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