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April 30, 2017
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Toddler To Threenager: 10 Early Signs And Symptoms

Toddler to Threenager: 10 Early Signs and Symptoms Is your three-year-old morphing into someone almost unrecognisable? Has the sweetness been replaced with sass? The affection with attitude? You may have a threenager on your hands. Can’t be sure? Look out for these tell-tale traits that suggest the transformation has begun.* […]
April 28, 2017
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IQ, Where Are You?

Is it just me? But since becoming a mum my brain has turned to utter mush. The day we walked in the front door with our new arrival, my IQ walked out the back with a cheery wave goodbye. Awkwardly, this doesn’t appear to have happened to my husband who […]
April 28, 2017
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The Second I Spotted The First Head Lice I Declared War

I never really gave head lice a second thought, that was until they decided to set up camp in my girls beautiful thick long luscious Mane! From the first Nit was discovered I meant business. This was war, and I was heading into battle with the intent of annihilation! But just like […]
April 28, 2017
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Our First Weekend Away – WITHOUT The Kids

We are married twelve years this year. We have three kids from 4 to 10. Like so many other families Monday to Friday is the usual show of school drop-offs and pick ups, homework, lunches, dinners (that aren’t eaten), drama class, football training, swimming, rinse, wash, repeat. We have weekends booked up […]
April 28, 2017
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Away With The Fairies. Literally.

Before you condemn me as an opponent to imagination and creative play, let me stop you in your indignant tracks.  I’m all for fairies and am not about to banish them from my house, but I do fear that I opened my arms too widely when I invited the magical […]
April 27, 2017
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If Playdates Came With A Warning

The Playdate. It’s a relatively new phenomenon, isn’t it? Yet another one for the growing list of tasks of the 21st century parent. Not only do we now schedule our kids’ social calendars like PAs but we must invite someone else’s child into our home and oversee the proceedings like […]

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