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MamameBox Subscription – October Box Review 

I couldn’t wait for my first MamameBox to arrive, as soon as the postman handed it over (the postman is Grumpy Husband’s patient and often comments on how many parcels I get when he has a check up apparently – Mr Postman is a snitch!) in a white box with shiny pink ribbon all over…… Continue reading MamameBox Subscription – October Box Review 

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My Baby Spam Addiction and Other People’s Kids on Instagram 

I follow well over a thousand accounts on Instagram, and the overwhelming majority of them are people I don’t know in real life and have never met. If you’d have told me this before I had April and I actually had a life I wouldn’t have believed you. I didn’t have any social media accounts…… Continue reading My Baby Spam Addiction and Other People’s Kids on Instagram 

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Disney Princesses, feminism and raising girls. 

It is a common belief that one cannot be a feminist and love Disney at the same time. Disney princesses are anti-feminist! You’re teaching your girls that being rescued by a prince is their life’s purpose! You’re teaching them that beauty is the most important thing a woman can possess! Tut tut. I say to…… Continue reading Disney Princesses, feminism and raising girls. 

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Stuff we bought and what we thought – June 

Yankee candle (Happy Spring) My first ever proper Yankee candle at 29 years old, I’ve had little tealights before but never the proper jar. The hype around these things is intense, especially on Instagram. I decided it was time to see what all the fuss is about. The scent I chose was Happy Spring, which…… Continue reading Stuff we bought and what we thought – June 

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Why you need a Flower Crown (and where to get one) 

My girls and I are a bit partial to a flower crown every now and then (okay most days – okay every day – okay we have a massive trunk full of flowercrowns we try on pretending to be fairies on an hourly basis).   I’ve always loved wearing some kind of floral arrangement in…… Continue reading Why you need a Flower Crown (and where to get one) 

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The most terrifying part of parenting – other people’s opinions. 

Your world will change dramatically once you step off the cliff edge in to parenthood, one of the most noticeable and surprising changes you will discover is that EVERYONE you’ve ever known is suddenly an expert in child rearing. It’s really quite extraordinary – people you may have known your entire life will all of…… Continue reading The most terrifying part of parenting – other people’s opinions. 

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How a Himalayan Salt Lamp is making motherhood a little easier. 

After reading about the health and wellbeing benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamps I decided to get one for Husband as a birthday gift (along with an amazon prime subscription so he can watch The Grand Tour – which we now watch with our salt lamp on 😂) and have been so impressed with it that…… Continue reading How a Himalayan Salt Lamp is making motherhood a little easier.