Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cot to Bed

November 30, 2012
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Ethan in his new bed!

With tall parents it wasn’t going to be long before Ethan outgrew his cot, so with his second birthday looming (on Christmas Day!) we decided to try moving him from his cot to a bed. My sister very kindly passed on my nephew’s first proper bed, which has the advantage of being in three...

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Did you receive one of these last Friday?

November 24, 2012
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Did you receive one of these last Friday?

Well if you did and if you, like I, tried to be efficient and contact the Child Benefit Charge call centre to register the fact that you no longer qualified, you may just be a tiny bit irritated? Or maybe, as in my case, you may even be angry … or possibly you may...

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What To Expect When You Are Not Expecting

November 21, 2012
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sarah

Most people reading this blog would have heard the news that Lance Bombardier Lynette Pearce went into labour during her 34th week of pregnancy and gave birth to a baby boy on 18th September, whilst serving in Afghanistan. One can hardly imagine the range of emotions she must have experienced during this peak physical...

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Fundraising Fun times!

November 14, 2012
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Me and the Kids

It’s been 24 years since I applied for University but my headmaster’s words still loom large: ” If you’re going to get to university you must learn to say NO to the extra-curricular activities…..!” Organising a fundraising Fun Run (try saying that after a sleepless night) is probably more “labour of love” than “extra-curricular...

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Being a parent is never easy. Whether we work full or part-time or whether we are full time parents; we are bound to get it wrong.

November 7, 2012
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We all know that it is so tricky to be perfect. Actually, we all know it is impossible to be perfect – I just do my best and quite often I don’t think it is good enough so I keep trying harder (or drink a large glass of wine). However, I recently did an...

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