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Sleepovers for beginners – age 7

So having a girl it was inevitable that one day she would start to want friends over to sleep because the standard two hour playdate/coffee date would no longer be enough. Now I've had a few of these I feel I'm ready to share my knowledge of how these things roll with rookie sleepover parents! … Continue reading Sleepovers for beginners – age 7

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Saturday sleepover 

Today has been a mini rollercoaster of emotions. It started off with breakfast for one in bed with Poppy resting on my feet. We watched a bit of tv in bed and scrolled my phone for a while before it kicked in, I was on my own for the day with not a single plan… Continue reading Saturday sleepover 

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The good and bad in the lead up to Christmas 

Every year we do the same thing, and I'm sure we aren't alone. I'll bet at some stage each and everyone one of you has put pressure on yourself to buy gifts you can't afford. It's not the amount we spend but simply the amount of people we have to buy for. Why do we… Continue reading The good and bad in the lead up to Christmas 

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Family relationships over 2017

As we approach December I find myself starting look back on my family relationships during the year. Let's face it families aren't perfect wherever you are in the world and I'm sure mine have less problems than most but that doesn't stop me trying. Trying to create the 'perfect family relationships'. If there even is… Continue reading Family relationships over 2017

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Adult Braces 11 months in

Today was my 8 week orthodontist appointment and I was quite looking forward to this one! (I had obviously gone too long between appointments, who looks forward to that chair?!) The reason I was looking forward to it was because my last remaining tooth had moved into the space made for it and was today… Continue reading Adult Braces 11 months in

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Dream Girls, London & lots of cake!

Sunday I turned 33 and what an awesome weekend I've had, so here goes I'm going to share my weekend with you all. Thursday- Two friends and I went for a drink at a local pub to celebrate all three of our birthdays in November. We each got each other a little present and card… Continue reading Dream Girls, London & lots of cake!

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Weekend round-up – a family affair!

This weekend my Nan came to stay for a few days which really was great as she lives a couple of hours away we don't get to see her as often as we would like. We made the most of having her here and took her to lots of places she doesn't normally get to… Continue reading Weekend round-up – a family affair!