Coping with Car Sick Children – More Reasons to Treasure Every Moment!

When you have a baby, dealing with their bodily fluids is part of day to day life. As time goes on, thank god, you see less of their fluids. Just when you think you’re past the worst of it, the reflux has subsided, the poo is staying in the nappies, the dribbling has slowed down to a trickle instead of…

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Running a Toddler Group

When Boy Child was just two and I was heavily pregnant with Girl Child I started attending a toddler group. By the time Girl Child was a few months old it was threatened with closure because the lady who had been running it was moving. With a baby and a toddler to look after I wasn’t all that keen on…

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Help! I Have No Parenting Instincts

When I decided to have a baby, I had no experience of babies. Most of what I knew came from my 1990’s Child Development GCSE. In hindsight, I can confirm it was not very good preparation. While the details are vague now, it certainly left me with the impression that when I had a baby I would instinctively know what…

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Erroneous Beliefs about the WAHM (Work at Home Mum)

I have been a Work at Home Mum (or WAHM, as the trendy kids call it) for over 5 years now. In that time I’ve discovered people have some odd ideas what a WAHM gets up to. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s really like to work at home when you have kids, check out my frequently asked questions. 1.…

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Why My Daughter goes to Bed Without Dinner Most Nights

Girl Child has always been a picky eater. When Boy Child was a baby, he would eat anything he was given. Not so Girl Child. Both of them were weaned with baby led weaning (because I’m too lazy to purée). Both of them were breastfeed until they were 13 months (because I’m too lazy to sterilise bottles). However, while Boy…

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