Aria being a late walker has meant that I haven’t had to worry about road safety, she has always been safely strapped into her pushchair whenever we have been out and about. Fast forward to month three of walking and I am a wreck. As she becomes more confident road safety is becoming more of a worry, both at home and out. You see, we don’t have a front garden,…

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Roaccutane changed my life, for the better. Back in May 2016 I finished a six month course of Isotretinoin, a form of the roaccutane drug which is prescribed by dermatologists to treat serious acne. Roaccutane is usually prescribed as a last resort to patients whose acne can’t be cured with lotions, antibiotics and other treatments. In this post I am going to be explaining exactly how roaccutane changed my life for…

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I’ve never worn plus size clothing, I’ve always been afraid of it, wearing plus size clothing is giving in and admitting that I am plus size, which I have never wanted to do. I’ve had several companies approach me throughout the years to offer me plus size clothing for a feature on the blog, my reply has always been something along the lines of “no thank you, I’m on a diet…

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npower Parenting Super Powers Do you know what, parenting is flipping hard. We, as parents, are the unsung super heroes. Watch out Batman and Superman; the parents the real superheroes are coming for you – dirty nappies in tow!   What makes us parents the real heroes I hear you ask? Plenty! Parents have an inhuman amount of strength that kicks in during emergencies. You have a wriggler on the…

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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching (tomorrow, be quick!) I thought I would share my ideas of what she really wants for Valentine’s Day, after all there are only so many personalised mugs/phone cases/love plaques that you can buy. When you have been together for ten years, like Spencer and I, you really want to buy practical, yet perfect gifts.   I’m going to start with a contradiction – flowers and chocolates…

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