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THE LIES WE’RE FORCED TO TELL OUR KIDS (AS THE WORLD WE KNOW CRUMBLES)

This morning. 6.16am. In bed. “Mummy, why are you and Daddy so worried? Why does Daddy keep reading the news?” “Because a bad man has been given a very important job darling, but don’t you worry, everything will be fine!” Oh the lies we tell our beautiful, innocent and loving children.

GETTING TO GRIPS WITH THE SCHOOL RUN

IT’S not that bad, this school run malarkey. I came to this conclusion a few days ago and it’s true, it isn’t. But. I will say this. It sure takes some getting used to.

COSATTO ZOOMI CAR SEAT REVIEW – GO BRIGHTLY

FOR a long time I’ve been admiring this brand that I’m about to mention today. Out and about in my local town, I can always spot their stunning, vibrant pushchairs and have swooned over more blog posts featuring their gorgeous products than I can probably count. So I can only hope that my post is also swoon-worthy too!

ELSIE: A LETTER ON YOUR FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

Well my darling. It’s finally here! The day I’ve been dreading for about a year and the one you’ve been excited about for a good few months. Your first day at school.

4 THINGS I’VE LEARNED FROM MY (SOON TO BE!) 4 YEAR OLD

IN eight days, Elsie will turn four. Another year older, another age reached, another little milestone passed. Last week we had her first school induction, the week before that I bought some of bits and pieces of her school uniform and on Friday she will visit nursery for the very last time and we will say goodbye to the staff who have done such a wonderful job of looking after

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WIN A BUNDLE OF ROBINSON CRUSOE FILM GOODIES

THIS week sees the release of the new Robinson Crusoe film. And to mark it, the kind people at the film company have given me a bundle of film goodies to give away  to one lucky reader! The film – which is out for national release this Friday – is an adventure packed children’s film for all the family to enjoy and a completely new take on the classic much

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HAVE I BEEN THE BEST MUM (THAT I COULD HAVE BEEN)?

THIS is the question I keep asking myself at the moment. The one that is continually repeating itself over and over in my frazzled brain. Have I been the best Mum? Have I? Have I? Have I been as good as I could have been? (To date, obviously.)

TEACHING ELSIE TO BE GRATEFUL

AT bedtime, Elsie and I have got a new routine. Which goes a little something like this…pyjamas on, brush teeth, clean face, toilet trip, bedtime story (or two), lights out, cuddles and a question. A very simple question that I’ve introduced over the past few weeks. And the question is this:

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