We must be crazy, last week we bought a dog, a cockapoo puppy to be precise. We read up on them, they require an average amount of exercise, they are intelligent and supposedly easy to train, they are good with kids and good with cats. They seemed like the perfect dog for us, how hard could it be? Very is the answer to that! I’m quite sure that the puppy…

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While stood at the school gate waiting to pick my daughter up from her first day at nursery it hit me, I’m a school mum now. No more lazy days of not showering or getting dressed because I have too much work to do. I have to wear a bra at least five days a week. When I’m feeling down there is no more hiding in the house, I have…

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When it comes to educating children I am clueless. I know nothing about phonics, unless of course we are talking about the amazing Welsh band Stereophonics… Anyway, enough daydreaming about Kelly Jones and back to this blog post. Aria is a little behind with her speech, not behind enough to worry, but behind enough for a referral to Chatterbox classes, so, when Reading Eggs got in touch to ask if…

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For the past few days my facebook feed has been awash with emotional mothers, mothers who are sad that their child is starting school, mothers who cried after dropping them off for the first time. Aria is 2 & 1/2 and is due to start nursery any day now, and I cannot wait. The only emotion I am feeling is joy, and also relief. Relief for me and relief for…

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When moving home it can be tempting to cut back and to save money. One of the things that I recommend you absolutely do not scrimp on is a removal firm.┬áDon’t kid yourself into thinking that you can do it yourself, just don’t. Yes, they can be very expensive; but if you hire a decent firm they are worth every last penny, and more. We considered cutting costs and hiring…

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