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family, motherhood, Parenting, Stay-at-home-mom

The Rules Are Different

I have come to the conclusion that I really don't care that the rules are different for parents, for teenagers and for kids. Because they are! The rules ARE different! Like what? Well for starters, I am sick of hearing the whole 'lead by example' phrase being used as a reason to put adults and… Continue reading The Rules Are Different

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Blogging, Instagram RoundUps, motherhood, Parenting

My September Instagram RoundUp

It's time for my September Instagram RoundUp. I can't believe it's October already! I love October. My birthday is on the 1st, and I have lots of special family and friends birthdays this month. The weather is always perfect in October, no matter which side of the equator you live on. In the Northern hemisphere,… Continue reading My September Instagram RoundUp

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Blogging, Instagram RoundUps, marriage, motherhood, Parenting

August Instagram Round-Up

Well, the summer holidays have come and gone. We survived. Now that the girls are back at school it's time for me to get back to blogging and all the other work from home stuff that I do. The weather yesterday and today is basically mirroring my mood. It's dark, grey and a little cool.… Continue reading August Instagram Round-Up

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family, motherhood, Parenting, Stay-at-home-mom

The Importance Of Having A Family Routine

I am a huge fan of routine, and always have been. Now that I have to run my family's routine, I see the importance of a family routine and the benefits of having one. This doesn't mean that I have a rigid army-style routine, but I do like to stick to the routine that we… Continue reading The Importance Of Having A Family Routine

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family, Holiday, motherhood, Parenting, Stay-at-home-mom

Keeping The Kids Busy Over The Summer Holidays

This summer the UK weather is fluctuating ... a lot! From extreme heat to rain, and now cooler days. Let's see what happens next week! I had forgotten how hot it can get in the UK, and as everyone keeps saying, no, there are no air cons here! With that said, it's also a LOOOONG… Continue reading Keeping The Kids Busy Over The Summer Holidays

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Days Out UK, family, Instagram RoundUps, motherhood, Parenting, Travel

July Instagram RoundUp

A pinch and a punch for the first of the month and I'm kicking it off with my July Instagram RoundUp which is basically filled with reflections of our first month living in the UK since returning from South Africa. It's been a great month, the girls have settled really well, and we are currently… Continue reading July Instagram RoundUp