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Birth Trauma – 2 years on.

Birth Trauma

TW: Although I don’t go into specific details within this post, if you have experienced a birth trauma or difficulties surrounding a birth please refrain from reading this post or proceed with caution. As this week is actually Birth Trauma Awareness Week, I thought I would do a bit of …

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Our Quarantine Routine.

Quarantine Routine

If you’re a long time follower of The Stevenson Life, you’ll have seen the previous routine posts we’ve done about routines within our household (our AM routine can be found here, our PM routine can be found here and our most recent daily routine can be found here). We thought …

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A review of the amazing Chalkola Chalk Markers.

Chalkolka Chalk Markers

We were recently gifted a pack of the Chalkola Chalk Markers to try out in return for a review, which we were more than happy to do. Chalk and paints are 2 items I wanted to get Grayson for his birthday (as he’s running low) and I couldn’t get any …

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Why I hate the term “terrible twos”.

Terrible Twos

Let’s be honest, we’ve all been there. I remember before I had Grayson I’d say it to friends with children “oh it must be the terrible twos!!!” and I’m sure a lot of you have said it at some point or another. Since Grayson’s become a toddler, I’ve really resent …

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How to Raise a Science Lover.

Science Lover

When it comes to teaching your child about one particular subject, you might feel a littleapprehensive, especially if it’s not your area of expertise. This is true of Science; if you have notpursued a career in a science-related field, it’s unlikely that your knowledge of the subject is very up …

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Top ways of helping Your Child Become More Confident.

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Helping your child become more confident Confidence is such an important trait for children and adults alike, as it helps us to overcome challenges, make new friends and take risks. However, it doesn’t come naturally to everyone; some children are shy and find it difficult to speak up in class …

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Toucanbox review

toucanBox

We were recently offered a toucanBox to try out and see how Grayson got on. Which we were VERY excited to get, because after however many weeks we’ve been in lockdown – we’ll accept all the help for entertaining a toddler that we can get! So here’s our Toucanbox review…. …

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Exploring Moral Values with Your Child.

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There are many layers involved with parenting; it’s not just about putting a roof over your child’s head and making sure they eat. Of course, providing them with the basic necessities is a huge aspect of being a parent, but it’s also important to guide your child in the right …

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Helping Your Child Learn a New Language.

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There will come a point in your child’s education that they will have to start learning an additionallanguage in school. Usually this is either French, German, or Spanish, or a combination of the three,but some schools will offer additional options. Learning a new language is very beneficial for children and …

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Top Tips for expectant parents.

Expectant Parents

We have another guest post today, and this time it’s from my lovely friend Shona over at _homeandfamily on Instagram, with some top tips for expectant parents. Shona and I bonded over our ‘mummies boys’ (she’s mummy to Archie, who is an absolute sweetheart!) and our friendship has grown ever …

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