It only took a second

Living in the Middle East has meant that the boys are experiencing a different childhood to the one that I had.  Instead of apple trees…

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Parenting is not always easy, but it’s not always hard

Yesterday afternoon was hideous.  I mean I know parenting is not easy but this was off the scale hideous. Downright horrible. One of those parenting afternoons…

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How can I help my cautious child?

Just like that, summer is over.  We’re home. What felt like eternity when we boarded the plane on the 22nd June for eleven weeks in…

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Reading Eggs: A head start before school starts?

Last year my eldest started school in the sense he went to into the preschool class attached to the school he would attend.  However going…

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When you’re feeling lost in motherhood

On October 7th 2012 my life changed forever as my eldest son was born. Until that moment I had no idea how much my life…

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Some of the best books for toddlers

Books.  I am a self confessed bookworm.  If it has words in it I want it. From traditional bookshelves, to floating stacking shelves on the…

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My kids might be naughty, but I wouldn’t change it for the world

I’m sorry but my kids just aren’t naughty, a bold statement from Katy there.  Kids?  Not naughty?!  I scoffed, pfft, not my life and not…

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