Mother’s Day can be such a lovely day, whereby amazing Mums across the world get treats such as a cup of tea in bed, personalised card and a bunch of flowers too. I love to be spoilt by my twins (and Hubby) for the day; he normally does all the cooking, childcare, tidying up and washing up that day!

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Dave and I have been so caught up in our busy and hectic day-to-day lives lately that we had forgotten to think about the future and (more importantly) prepare for it. The money we earn from both of our jobs coming in literally goes straight out again – required for mortgage, food, petrol, pre-school fees, clothes, holidays etc.. Embarrassingly we’ve actually…

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Oh my. I think I blinked, Christmas was over and the new year arrived! Wow..the last few months of 2016 whizzed by and I cannot believe that we are now all back at work, talking goals & diets and into a brand new year once more. Without sounding too cliche our Christmas really was absolutely amazing and the twins (at four…

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It’s not an exaggeration to say that our 4-year-old twins are incredibly excited about Christmas this year. Each morning they literally run into our bedroom asking to open their advent calendars and begin counting down the days until Santa visits our home. I didn’t think that they could sustain this level of euphoria for the whole of December…but it has proven to be…

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When I was pregnant with my (rather large) twin, baby-bump I obviously dreamed of the kind of Mum that I’d like to be. I hoped that I would be heaps of fun, caring and kind. Radiate love. Our babies had taken quite a few years (and tears) to conceive and so I definitely knew that they were going to be the centre…

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I’ve said it on my blog before that I have never personally been a massive fan of Halloween, pre-children. I think it’s because my own parents were never really into it and didn’t make a huge deal of it themselves. I’m not even sure it was that ‘big a thing’ back then. However, since having my own children it has been fun over the last…

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I was chatting to a friend today about the twins turning four and talking about how there are now more moments of relaxing and unwinding in our home nowadays. I mean, they’re still little and they still do bonkers things – like get crazy after preschool or want to repeatedly jump off the arm of the sofa on a Saturday morning, but…

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Let me say something here before I go on with this post in case you think that I’m picturing a scene of total parental bliss – and that is the fact that my twins own an iPad each and they love to watch TV. Sometimes they come straight home from preschool and I put the box on immediately. This is mostly…

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