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Mother Bear and her cubs

I posted a couple of months ago about my struggles with my natural mothering instincts: A Mother’s Love In the post I described feeling a bit like a Mother Bear. This week I had another Mother Bear moment. Let me explain… I am a bit of a weakling when it comes to confrontation and sticking up for… Continue reading Mother Bear and her cubs

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Our Devon Holiday – The Simple Things

We were lucky enough to have a week’s holiday in North Devon during the second week of the Easter holidays and we had a brilliant time. We booked a self-catering cottage with our close friends and their two boys, which was ideally located just outside Barnstaple. The weather wasn’t great, but the on-site swimming pool… Continue reading Our Devon Holiday – The Simple Things

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First Beach Trip of 2016

I LOVE the beach, any beach.. I haven’t been to nearly enough beaches in my lifetime. I like pebble beaches, sandy beaches, shingle beaches and ‘off the beaten track’ beaches. I find the sound of the sea, come rain or shine, to be so wonderfully therapeutic. I find the drama of an ever-changing coastline so… Continue reading First Beach Trip of 2016

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A Mother’s Love

What does a Mother’s love feel like? It most probably feels different for every Mother out there. I could ask all my friends that question and they would answer differently. I felt something during half-term week that I have never felt before, since becoming a mum six years ago. Let me try and explain… It… Continue reading A Mother’s Love

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6 year old’s party – Top Tips

So I want to be all helpful and that and spread some useful knowledge to help you plan a birthday party for your six insert age year old girl. Me and the hubby took seven girls bowling and then to a local eatery for lunch. We also dropped the girls back home afterwards. We left… Continue reading 6 year old’s party – Top Tips

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What weekends are for..

We had a really nice weekend. Very simple but just perfect. Although I should point out I don’t include the Saturday morning kids clubs runs in that. What a sweaty, stressy palaver that is… So after we were back from various clubs, we were off up to stay with our friends in Surrey, Maria over… Continue reading What weekends are for..

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The chocolate coin review

The Dream Me: Hmmmm I think I will do a little lighthearted informal review of chocolate coins, seeing as how I like chocolate, and its ‘that’ time of year. The girls can taste-test them and we can do a little chart and it will be ‘funny’… The Reality I pick the girls up from school… Continue reading The chocolate coin review

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Time away from your children: Selfish or Important?

So yesterday we dropped our girls off at their grandparents to stay for a few nights, they are back on Christmas Eve. On Sunday morning, as we were getting ready to leave, L said to me ‘Mummy, I don’t want to go, I want to stay at home with you’. Cue lots of guilty thoughts… Continue reading Time away from your children: Selfish or Important?