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Product review : Muppie Lounge

A week ago I received the cutest package of Muppie Lounge goodies for me to review. I had been following Marishka's (creative whizz, artist, planner, website designer, owner and and model behind Muppie Lounge) story and was really keen to check out her range. She is a mum to four little kids and has somehow also managed… Continue reading Product review : Muppie Lounge

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Fairytale fails

I used to love fairytales. The lighthearted 'everything works out in the end' bedtime stories. That is, until I had kids of my own. Now I am reading the stories from my own childhood to my kids and I have mixed emotions at the lack of questions. It's good that I don't have to come… Continue reading Fairytale fails

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I’m totes trending!!!

I have not been trendy at any point in my life. I'm pretty sure I thought I was once. ..but I was wrong. HOWEVER, I now have documented proof to show my girls (when they are teenagers and I'm the height of uncool), that there was a point in time when I was officially trending. … Continue reading I’m totes trending!!!

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Blogs I love : A Vodka Kind of Mom

An unexpected side effect of this blogging journey is that I have met and befriended some incredible women from all over the world. One of them is the incredibly relatable and also super hot (her beach pictures make me want to both cry and also do 50 sit ups...possibly at the same time ๐Ÿ˜‚) Ashley Marsh.… Continue reading Blogs I love : A Vodka Kind of Mom

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Mompreneur #6 : Cheryl Barnett

The morning that I met Cheryl was rough. I had been up since 5am with my little one who had woken twice that night for feeds she didn't need and I was exhausted. Ten minutes after chatting to Cheryl, I felt awake, invigorated and excited about life. She is the human version of a glass… Continue reading Mompreneur #6 : Cheryl Barnett

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Let’s talk about sex bay-bee ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ

That song is so damn catchy!!!  Mum and dad, if you're reading this please stop now ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜… ***** If talking about sex makes you feel uncomfortable then you should probably skip over this blog post. However, if you are open minded and view sex as a natural act and not something to be ashamed off… Continue reading Let’s talk about sex bay-bee ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽถ

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Finding my Mumtribe

I have always been a bit of a loner. If given a choice I would much rather be at home than do something social. I have a few very close friends that have been around for almost half my life and I have been quite content. Since having kids though, I feel as if I'm… Continue reading Finding my Mumtribe

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The delicate business of raising a sensitive child

My eldest is a very sensitive child. She reads facial expression as well as tone and combines that with what a person is saying to come to her understanding. She comprehends concepts that we think are beyond her age until she mentions something in passing. She is wary of people until she gets to know… Continue reading The delicate business of raising a sensitive child

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Mompreneur #5 : Victoria (Tory) Sutherland-Dadds

It is always so impressive to me when people know from a young age what they want to do with their life. Most take years and a few career changes before finding something they love. Some people never do. Tory is one of the lucky few who found her talent early on and has turned… Continue reading Mompreneur #5 : Victoria (Tory) Sutherland-Dadds

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The magic of a second child

When I fell pregnant with my youngest I was a confusing mess of emotions which grew deeper and more tangled the closer I got to her birth. It was a combination of happiness, fear, excitement, regret and and about thirty other less dominant emotions.  Happiness: I desperately wanted a second child. Our family, while amazing,… Continue reading The magic of a second child