Country Kids | A Trip to Northern Ireland

Country Kids | A Trip to Northern Ireland

Last weekend we had a truly delightful trip to Northern Ireland to stay with some lovely friends. Having never been before, I was really looking forward to going. We all were. So first we hopped on a plane. This was H’s first ever time on a plane so we weren’t really sure how it would go. After a morning of him repeatedly saying that “he didn’t want to go on…

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Opposites Attract | The Prompt

Opposites Attract | The Prompt

When I read The Prompt this week – “Opposites Attract”, I had a little smile to myself. My husband and I are total opposites in every single possible way. At times, in our early days, it often felt as if our differences might be something we couldn’t overcome. Especially not when so many people over the years have felt compelled to point out the differences between us. But then the…

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The Power of Disney

The Power of Disney

I can safely say, that if someone does not like a single Disney film, I am not sure could ever really like them all that much. I have always adored Disney and seeing that same love develop in H, the excitement at the opening credits, the fireworks, the castle. He loves it all. Only being 2 years old (3 in January), he does tend to latch onto a particular film…

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Newbie Class: Part 18 (feat Dad Creek)

Newbie Class: Part 18 (feat Dad Creek)

Why did you start blogging? When my wife was pregnant with our first child, I was pleased as punch. But, like the majority of first time parents, I was nervous, apprehensive and worried. I had a lot on my mind and plenty to come to terms with. I think that men in general aren’t so good at talking to people about their feelings and I’m no different. When I was…

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Fat | Word of the Week

Fat | Word of the Week

You can hide under the term baby weight. Make excuses because your husband loves you and looks at you like your Eva Mendes. Blame your busy work life and commute. You can gorge when you’re sad and feel validated because you feel happy for a moment. You can claim you buy it a size bigger because you like it baggy. You can pretend that the flattering angle up high where…

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When You’re Too Into Parenting Blogging

When You’re Too Into Parenting Blogging

I have been at this parenting blogging malarkey for about a year nearly and I often catch myself in a moment and think: I think being a parenting blogger changes your perspective on everything. It’s a shift that you don’t notice at first, but soon you’re completely reprogrammed. Here’s my pointers for when you know you’ve maybe got a bit toooo into parenting blogging. 1) Lack of phone signal makes…

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