It may come as a surprise (it certainly did to me!) that I took barely any photos over the festive period. On Christmas day itself I took just two photos; one of Aria and the obligatory Christmas dinner photo, of course! As much as I love capturing memories with photos sometimes it really is nice to put the camera down. I cooked the Christmas dinner myself this year, kinda. My…

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We are huge fans of Blade & Rose leggings, especially at Christmas time. Their cute little Christmas bum prints are so cute and squishy! They have recently added some super cute lace up wellington boots to their range too, my daughter is obsessed! We have teamed up with Blade & Rose to give one of my lucky readers the chance to win a pair of Christmas leggings & wellington boots!…

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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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Aria loves getting out discovering nature, she loves picking things up, getting her hands dirty and excitedly shouting “look mammy”. I try to encourage and embrace this as much as I can, except for when she attempts to discover the things that nature didn’t intend, such as discarded chewing gum. With an abundance of fruit & veg growing in our garden and situated at the top of a beautiful park…

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I used to worry about my toddler because she wasn’t like other toddlers. She wouldn’t explore or throw herself down slides, she wouldn’t climb and discover her surroundings. My toddler was a wimp. Part of me was relieved. it took a lot of stress and worry out of parenting, I didn’t have to worry about my daughter hurting herself or wandering off, because she wouldn’t put herself in danger. As…

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