What Happened in January?

1st February 2017

Here we are, the end of January. Hallelujah!

I always find January a hard month. Grey, wet and all a bit miserable. The lull after a lively Christmas. It’s always a month that I cannot wait to finished.

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Reuben and Jessica sucking their thumb

Thumb Sucking; Is It A Problem?

31st January 2017

When I was pregnant with Reuben I was adamant that he would not be having a dummy.

Whenever I think of dummies I think of older children talking with them in their mouths. What we had no idea about was how much we would want Reuben to have a dummy when colic set in!

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It’s The Little Things; Week Two

27th January 2017

Last week came as a bit of a shock to the system. It was definitely one of the hardest weeks we have had in a very long time. But even in the hardest of weeks it is important to make sure that we smile.

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Sam in Iceland

National Spouse’s Day; My Amazing Husband

26th January 2017

National Spouses’s Day is celebrated annually on 26 January.

With life being as busy as it can be, it is all too easy to take things for granted.

When was the last time you showed your husband or wife you appreciated them?

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Book Review; Killer Cupcakes

24th January 2017

One of my goals for this year is to read one book a month, I have picked up my Kindle again and I have just finished my first book of the year.
Here is my Book Review.
Killer Cupcakes by Leighann Dobbs

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Jo, Sam, Reuben and Jessica sitting on a couch

Girls Are Easier than Boys; Or Are They?

22nd January 2017

When I was pregnant with Jessica, everyone told me that girls are easier than boys. They are calmer and more laid back than boys.
So are girls easier?

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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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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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