My toddlers 5 favourite toysParenting, Toddler life

Toddler play time – my one year olds favourites

Stanley is at a great age at the moment, where he is happy to play on his own (most of the time). He will happily wonder round pushing his cars, or banging instruments or playing with lift the flap books. Here’s a list of his current favourite things to play with at home! Igloo Peek-a-boo books He will sit and …

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BLW lunch at home ideasParenting, recipes

BLW – 5 lunch ideas at home

BLW friendly recipes for lunch at home! BLW (baby led weaning) is great for little ones to learn how to grip food and to feed themselves. I’ve used BLW for the vast majority of Stanley’s weaning journey and now, at 15 months old, he’s a fab eater and loves feeding himself. I can’t remember the last time I even had …

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5 of the most annoying kids tv showsMum life, Parenting

5 most annoying toddler tv shows

Toddler TV. We all know the debate about not letting them watch too much. But, sometimes letting the box on the wall do a bit of parenting is a lifesaver, I’m not going to lie! But some of these shows are enough to make me want to bang my head against a wall. Here’s the 5 CBeebies shows I find …

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Iced-coffe recipeMum life, recipes

Iced-coffee: how to make your own at home!

Iced-coffee keeping me awake through summer… Well the weather recently has been amazing! I’m loving it (minus the horrendous hay fever!) I LOVE my coffee, in fact as a mum it’s often the only way I make it through my day! But when it’s this hot, I tend to sway more towards cold drinks. I love an iced-coffee as a …

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Five things June | #fivethingslinky

Five things linky – June I can’t believe it’s time for a whole new #fivethingslinky already! The last month has flown by! Don’t forget if you want to join in head here to find out how! So…here’s five things I loved in June… 1. I did my make-up in peace… I had a couple of hours one morning to myself, …

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July blogging goals

June blogging successes… So I thought I’d start of by sharing my goals and successes from June. This was my first month of being self-hosted and I honestly can’t believe how much difference it’s made to my motivation! If you’re debating going self-hosted, read about my experience – I’d definitely recommend you take the plunge! So at the beginning of …

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5 reasons toddlers drive you crazyParenting

5 reasons having a toddler drives me crazy

Let’s be honest. We can all say how much we love being a mum till the cows come home. But some days are bloody tough. Some days you want to scream and rip your hair out! And maybe hide in kitchen sneakily stuffing some biscuits in your gob before they come to find you! Toddlers can be angels but they …

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Growing Tall With Stikets

* We were kindly sent this height chart in exchange for an honest review * What is Stikets? Stikets is a business that was born when a Mum noticed a problem with belongings getting lost and decided to look for a solution. That’s where their name tag stickers, hanging loops and iron on labels came in. Since 2010, Stikets has grown …

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Parenting

What my one year old eats in a day

Feeding my one year old – what he eats in a day…. Stanley has a BIG appetite. He has done pretty much from day one. He’ll eat pretty much whatever I put in front of him. He is sort of beginning to get that toddler attitude of just launching food across the room – even if he likes it! But …

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Self-hosted bloggingBlogging

Self-hosted blog – my experience

*this post contains affiliate links, where I can earn commission if you make a purchase, at no extra cost to you * Making the decision to go self-hosted I started my blog as a hobby, something to focus on while I was on maternity leave. I set up a wordpress.com site and thought I was happy with it. But as …

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