Parenting

Confessions of Motherhood

It’s all too easy to assume that the other mum across the room from you has got it all together. How has she managed to straighten her hair and get her toddler to sit so patiently in the highchair. We always compare ourselves and it can often seem like another mum is doing it better. The truth is, we’re all…

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Tricky Toddler Tantrums

I used to casually walk past screaming, kicking toddlers in shops thinking to myself, control your child please. That thought is a distant memory – I’m now that mum whisper shouting at my toddler to get up and hold my hand. My favourite part of a toddler tantrum is when their screaming peaks and you go in-between angry and loving…

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Top 3 Outdoor Toddler-Friendly Places in Cornwall

It’s that wonderful time of year where mums and dads everywhere get to spend six whole precious weeks of bonding-time with their lovely little ones. I’m joking, I know the reality is a lot bleaker! In all seriousness, I can imagine it’s pretty hard-going for those of you who are trying to juggle work alongside this. It must be a…

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Motherhood – an unrelenting sequence of guilt

mum guilt

Every mum will say the words, “I feel guilty”. It doesn’t matter what we do as mums, there will always be that creeping guilt that seeps into an aspect of our day. It might be that you chose to put the telly on first thing because you were just too tired to mum at 6am – in fact, you’re too…

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Heatwave Mum Hacks!

Firstly, hello again! I’ve been away for a while due to feeling ovewhelmed with work, blogging and life as mum! I took on a new job when myself and Molly were poorly so I think it all felt a bit much. I couldn’t manage my personal social media on top of everything else. However, I never got rid of my…

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Travelling & Holidays With A Toddler

We’ve just got back from a fantastic midweek break to Center Parcs, Longleat. I’ve been before a couple of times, but it was lovely going with Molly! My family also came along, but we stayed in separate lodges. It was great to go somewhere where you can literally feel stress and tension just melt away in an abundance of stunning…

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Toddler Snack Ideas!

If there’s one thing that keeps a toddler happy, it’s snacks! It also keeps us mums happy too as we know a quick snack will give us a 5 min coffee break (5 mins may be too ambitious). Toddlers have small stomachs, but increasing appetites, so they have a tendency to graze. I try to stick to just two snacks…

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Teething Toddler – A Whole New Ball Game!

Whenever a baby/toddler is a bit grizzly or under the weather, you’re likely to hear mums say, “must be their teeth”. I think it must be the most commonly used phrase by us mums – everything seems to come down to teething. It can feel like they’re just constantly teething! I suppose they are though, they have a whole set…

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