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My favourite parenting/children related apps.

parenting apps

I did a post a while back all about my favourite apps and so I thought I’d do a separate post about some of my favourite apps that I’ve found useful since becoming a parent. Whether they’ve been useful for me or apps that I let Grayson use. YouTube: Kids …

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How becoming a feminist made me a better person.

feminist

Feminism is one of those words isn’t it? When you bring it up in conversation if either makes people do a collective sigh, or it piques people’s interests. I have found in recent years that people are more understanding, or you get people that go “yeah me too” which is …

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The positives of having pets around children.

pets and children

If you follow our Instagram then you’ll have seen I recently put up a picture up of Grayson playing with our cat, Kenny. We put up a blog post a while back about introducing a pet to a new baby (which you can read here), but what about when your …

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A reintroduction to us.

Family

Well hello there! This post might come across like a bit of a random one, but after Mark’s previous post we’ve had a large amount of new readers pop up on our blog and so we felt it was only right to introduce ourselves again. However, we wanted to keep …

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How I’ve started talking to my child about mental health.

Mental Health

For me personally, mental health is one of the biggest topics I plan on educating Grayson on. It’s very close to my heart for a number of reasons and it’s for that reason we’ve tried to teach Grayson all about his emotions from an early age. Grayson will turn 2 …

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Why I wouldn’t have a labour induced again.

*TW: if you have issues surrounding labour, induction, forceps and birth trauma: please read with care or don’t read on” I’ve seen a lot of stories in the media recently surrounding labour and being induced, and the positives and negatives of induction. Having been induced with Grayson, I can understand …

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The importance of apologising to your children.

One thing I always try to do, regardless of who it is or the situation, is apologise when I know for a fact that I’m wrong. As humans (or maybe it’s just me), we’re stubborn and don’t like to admit if we’re in the wrong and that’s especially true as …

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Why the toddler stage is my favourite.

I often remember a lot of parents saying “new borns are a breeze, it’s toddlers are the difficult ones” and I remember looking down at my little squishy baby wondering how he could ever become difficult. Grayson is now 20 months old, and heading for 21. He hasn’t been a …

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The importance of being a team when you become parents.

I know from different experiences, that when you have children it can sometimes be difficult to remain a team with your partner. If you haven’t discussed it beforehand, you could find that you have very different ideas of how you want to bring your children up or you may find …

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