Sponsored | Matchstick Monkey

Teething… where do I start? To be honest, at the point when Matchstick Monkey got in touch with me via my Instagram, I hadn’t given the subject too much thought. Neither of the girls had shown any sign of anything appearing and I was sort of hoping they’d wake up one day with a full set of pearly whites. 

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‘I’m so glad I’m not you.’

The other day I was out and about doing a little window shopping. I was minding my own business waiting for the lift in Dunelm Mill and when it arrived a man and woman got out and saw me standing waiting with my Bugaboo Donkey pushchair. The hoods were completely down as the girls were having their afternoon nap, right on schedule and after a pleasant morning out and about. As the man walked past me, he laughed and said: “oooh double trouble, I’m glad I’m not you.”

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Sponsored | Water Babies (Chapter Two)

Do you know the one thing that has really amazed me about our Water Babies journey, is that Edie and Mabel are 11 months old now and weigh around 16lbs, but I can comfortably let go of them in a swimming pool and know that they’d cling on to the edge?!!

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A Roadtrip With 11 Month Old Twins

If you’re a regular reader then you’ll know I work on our family business Scream Factory. If you aren’t then to give you a little insight, it’s the largest purpose built Halloween Haunt in the North East and even for me, knowing where all the scares are, is still absolutely terrifying. We were lucky enough to be nominated for two awards at the European Scare Awards held by ScareCon at Alton Towers last week and as much as I wanted to go along with the team, having 11 month old twins, I didn’t think I was going to be able…

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Can we allow our girls to be girls?

This morning I noticed a few people posting on Instagram about Kim Kardashian actively promoting an appetite suppressant lolly and at first I skimmed over it and flicked to the next post. I used to really like watching reality TV, I was a huge fan of Big Brother when it first came out and stateside I loved Laguna Beach and The Hills but I never really found the time to watch The Kardashians.

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