I don’t know about you, but all this talk from folk of having their presents wrapped, and having ‘finished’ their Christmas shopping is making me rather anxious. My heart has started racing faster recently. I’m twitchy. I am making copious lists. Must do this, must do that…. Yet it’s only the 9th of December. It’s still quite early….isn’t it? OK maybe not. Maybe there isn’t…

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I’m not one for going mad on Christmas decorations. A tree, some sparkly lights hung about and some cute decorations dotted around are enough for me. Things hanging from ceilings and draped everywhere look a bit OTT in our house. This year my decorations are more child friendly! (as the twins are obsessed with them!). And anything breakable is up high out of reach! They have…

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I recently read an article about people getting into debt whilst on maternity leave. According to the article (which you can read here), 3 in 5 families fall into debt during maternity leave, and HALF of new Mums are forced to return to work early to make ends meet. This made me reflect somewhat on my own circumstances. And I was shocked to think that I…

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You’ll know from my previous posts that we like to go for a little walk, or trip out, at weekends as a family. As soon as Hubby is off work for the weekend then we jump at the chance of getting out and getting some fresh air. The twins walked all by themselves up a small hill, and then into a little woods. We splashed…

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I have been searching for something a little different, and special, this Christmas for the twins’ Grandparents. They have been so good to us over the course of this year and we wanted to do something a little different for them. Something unique and personal. I was delighted when I found this individual wrapping paper, designed to have all of our favourite photographs on! There are photo’s of…

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With ‘Claridge’s-gate’ this week I am honestly getting a little hacked off at this subject being all over the media – again. If you have been hiding under a rock then you will have missed the news that whilst breast-feeding her daughter at Claridge’s hotel in London, a woman was asked by the establishment to cover up her baby with a napkin.

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I have just been food shopping to Tesco. Hubby was working from home, the twins were napping and I quickly needed a few things for dinner. After I shopped, as I returned to the car and sat in it for a few minutes (catching up on some texts), I noticed I was parked opposite the lane of ‘Parent & Baby’ spaces. In the time I…

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As you may remember from a previous post (which you can read here), the twins start pre-school in January. Eeeek! I’ll have to be super-organised to get them there for 9am. Wish me luck! It is only a few hours in the morning, twice a week, initially. However, I think it will be lovely for them to make some new friends, develop their learning and…

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What happened? Because when I was growing up getting a Christmas jumper was the WORST present, ever. Really naff. And usually off your Gran. You’d be really unhappy if you got one. However now…now it’s all different. People are buying them…themselves. And for the whole family. Shocking.

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