It has taken over two years, but I finally feel as though I have found ‘me’ again, not just mam, but me. Don’t get me wrong I love being Aria’s mam but boy I have missed being me, being Leanne. People used to say that I was funny, I made them laugh. I lost that person, I struggled to make conversation let alone make people laugh. I became lonely¬†and boring.…

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Does my baby have colic? I imagine that this is one of the most google-d phrases from parents of newborns. If your baby is crying in discomfort it is the easiest conclusion to jump to. We were lucky, Aria never suffered with colic, or at least we don’t think she did. Don’t get me wrong, she would often cry and seemed to suffer from bad wind after a feed, sometimes…

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The time has come. I have banned naps. My daughter is two and I am no longer allowing her to nap during the day. I’m struggling to hold it all together. The house is a mess. We have no clean clothes. The few clean clothes that we do have live on the floor, I’m not sure when I’ll ever get time to put them away. Time for tea, but wait,…

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When it comes to exciting milestones to share with your children, the first day those stabilisers come off their bike is definitely up there with the most memorable. The utter exhilaration on their little faces is matched only by the pride on yours. For most children, losing their training wheels is their first taste of independence – and for some, it might even be the start of a new-founded passion…

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This Thursday, 18 May 2017, sees the return of Outdoor Classroom Day. Outdoor Classroom Day is a global event set to encourage parents and teachers alike to take the classroom into the great outdoors. After all, it is the greatest classroom that there is. Children can learn and experience so much through outdoor play, the possibilities really are endless, which is why we will be taking part in Outdoor Classroom…

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