Rescuing a Dog - Margaux's Second Chance

For years I have wanted a dog. FINALLY we got one! We rescued an 18 month old French Pointer-Brittany Cross. She is beautiful, bouncy, cheeky, loving and utterly amazing. It hasn’t been plain sailing though, and there have been tears. Find out how the first 2 months settling a rescue dog into our family have gone, what we did, and how we are doing now. Kx

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Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar Idea

I just wanted to share with you a little advent idea I had. It’s something you can prepare super quick, but theres nothing to say you can’t begin part way through advent either. Here is my Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar Idea… Kx

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Guide to Better Sleep for Tired Parents

We focus a lot on how our children are sleeping, and not just when they are little babies! But what about YOU? Your sleep - the amount and quality of it, has a huge effect on your well-being and also impacts on those around you. Learn more here, and how to make improvements. Kx

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Don't Worry...

I am pretty sure that all people worry. Even the ones that don’t seem to be or don’t admit it. Especially parents, because we have this extra element to be responsible for. So what do I worry about? What do you worry about? A worry shared is a worry halved, so let me know. Kx

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Starting School and Extreme Tiredness

My son has just started "big" school. If you have a child about to start school or if they have just started you may find you have to deal with them being extremely tired. It has a name; "after-school restraint collapse". Read more about our experience here and a few things we did that seemed to help. Kate x

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The Reality of Mum Exercise

I was always fairly happy with my figure pre kids. You know, usual hang ups and insecurities, but NOW, with hindsight, post kids.... I didn't appreciate enough what I had back then. I know in this modern day you're supposed to embrace your "mum bod", but I'm going to be completely honest. I don't. I want to share with you my reality of exercising with kids. So I made a funny movie which you'll find below. But first, how did I get to this point.... Kate x

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Top 5 Tips on Eating out with Young Kids

Dining out with young children: Whilst in a romanticised ideal world your family would all sit around the table and have cute conversations with your charming kids.... I have not found this to be our reality. Check out my Top 5 Tips on not only how to survive...but also how to enjoy! Kate x

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16 fun Christmas "Elf on the Shelf" ideas 💡

Elf on the Shelf is a rather recent Christmas tradition for lots of families. Whether you have elves yet, or are thinking of buying some (do it!) then you are going to need some ideas of imaginative poses for them each day. Here are some to keep you going. Kate x

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