It’s The Little Things

20th January 2017

After seeing that Lauren from ‘Dilan and Me’ and Jodie from ‘Dear Little Daisy’ had decided to start the ‘It’s The Little Things’ linky party, I knew that this is something that I wanted to get involved in.

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mother breastfeeding baby

The Up’s and Down’s of Breastfeeding

16th January 2017

I’m fortunate as I have been able to breast feed both of our babies.
I am also honest enough to say that is has been one of the hardest things that I have done; other than give birth!

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poring glass of wine

Eight Healthy Benefits of Drinking Wine

13th January 2017

They say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” but what about a glass of wine?

If you’re feeling guilty about that glass of wine then carry on reading.

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Pork Ramen

Yummy Food; Wagamama Cook Book

12th January 2017

You may recall my previous post for New Years Eve, where I had shared my plans for our three course meal using the Wagamama Cook Book. Good News! No one was poisoned and the meal was a success.

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Jo and her firstborn Reuben

To My Firstborn- Please Don’t Feel Left Out; You’re Still My Boy!

10th January 2017

When you have a baby you know your life is going to change, but nothing really prepares you for it. The instant love, the bonds you grow and your completely new outlook on, well everything.
This is what happened when Reuben came into our lives.
Everything changed and it all happened so fast.

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make up box

My “Make Me Look Human” Make Up Must Haves

6th January 2017

As mums we all have days where we get up in the morning, look at ourselves in the mirror and see a very tired reflection.

I’m not one for wearing loads of make-up every day and I certainly don’t have time in the mornings to worry about contouring or applying layers of make-up, I need quality items that are quick to apply.

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sam and reuben walking holding hands

Stranger Danger for Toddlers

4th January 2017

Today Reuben had asked to go for a walk, and as it was a nice day I agreed it was a good idea.

Reuben is great when it comes to going out walking; he will stay by my side at the roads, stop and check if it’s clear to cross and does as I ask. I really couldn’t ask for him to be any better.

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man doing yoga outside

Boys have Body Issues Too

1st January 2017

Of more than 1,000 eight- to 18-year-old boys polled, 55% would consider changing their diet to look better and 23% said they believed there was a perfect male body. (As per the BBC Article)
8 years old and would consider a diet! At 8 years old you’re a child! Your biggest concern should be when you can go out on your bike next, not what diet to go on.

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hand holding 2017 ball

2017 – New Year, New You, New Goals

1st January 2017

Happy New Year to you all.

Here we are the first day of the New Year. How did that happen? I’ve had this post partly written for weeks but only now getting round to posting it and so had to make some amendments – oops!

Will you be setting any New Year Resolutions?

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New Years Eve; Last Date Night of the Year

29th December 2016

New Years Eve is just not my thing.
Not any more anyway. I can think of nothing I would enjoy less than getting ready for a night out to spend it shouting over loud music, getting drunk and then spend the next week recovering. Yes, I’m a boring old git but hey, I embrace it!

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