Let’s Get Dirty! |Why You Should Embrace Your Childs Love For Dirt !

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Having a wild child with a passion for nature is fantastic! There are so many benefits to spending time outside, however with it comes an abundance of mud and dirt. In an age where cleanliness is prioritised, our children have minimal chances to explore their innate love of dirt. As parents, most of us are…

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A Mother’s Guilt…. | Guest Blog

I am beginning to realise that the feeling of mum guilt will never go away. There will always be something I think I need to do better, to do more of, or less of.  The feeling of guilt just seems to cling to different aspects of our everyday life as the children grow fast before…

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Santa? Not In Our House! | Our Alternative Christmas Story

Santa. The staple character of most western Christmases. Not in our house. I know, Scrooge, how could we not tell the girls about Santa!? Won’t they miss out on all of the magic!? The answer to both of these questions is a resounding NO.  Aside from personal beliefs, which we will get to in minute, there…

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My Positive Birth Experience: A Birthday Baby | Guest Blog

I want to start this off by saying props to all Mommies out there. No matter how you deliver your baby (all natural, epidural, home birth, hospital birth, etc.) You are an incredible, strong woman. To any first time Mommy-to-be, have no worries, child bearing is a natural thing from God and your body was…

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Home-Schooling | Why We Chose It Over Conventional Education

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Education is perhaps one of the most important yet controversial topics in parenting. We all know that our children need to learn, but how, what and where are all up for debate. Home-schooling in particular, receives a lot of attention and seems to be a major point of debate. In the past, before public school,…

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Autumn Family Bucket List

Another season is upon us! In England, Autumn has well and truly arrived. The leaves have turned to beautiful reds and oranges, and with it the colder nights! As a family we absolutely love Autumn. Last year, Aria was only just 2 months old and we were still getting to grips with being first time…

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5 Lessons We Should Learn From Our Children

There is no doubt in any parents mind, that when it comes to raising children it is one giant learning curve. Nobody hands you a manual at the hospital. There is no one right way to raise a child. It is one of the single most challenging and rewarding things we will ever do in…

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Why We Don’t Have A Strict Bedtime!

Many modern parents within the western world practice sleep training and create a strict bedtime routine for their children. The aim of which is to get the child into a routine, giving the parents some much needed down time! We, however, decided to take a different approach. We don’t have a set bed time for…

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My Breastfeeding Battle With DMER

Breastfeeding, a time where mothers and babies bond, a moment most expectant mothers look forward to right? Not for me. After Aria was born I swiftly learnt that breastfeeding was a time full of anxiety, dread and sheer panic. Every time I sit down to feed or this time around, express, I am flooded with…

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Embracing the Wild in Your Child

We always knew that Aria would be a wild child. Between my firey red head flare, a combination of stubbornness from both of us and her being born a Leo, we were in for a potent mix! And boy were we right! However, whilst some parents may have chosen to quash Aria’s wild spirit and…

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