how to discipline a 1 year old

How to discipline a 1 year old – tested and effective

My daughter is incredibly mischievous, cheeky and wonderful. She now fully knows what she’s doing, when I ask her “why are you doing that?” she’ll respond with “I’m being cheeky!” That being said she’s now nearly 21 months. When it comes to how to discipline a 1 year old, you really need to consider why …

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raising resilient children

How To Go About Raising Resilient Children

Raising Resilient Children Raising resilient children is becoming increasingly important. Do you ever sit and look back at your own youth and think “where has the time gone”?  Last night I was looking through some old photos of myself growing up and it was such a lovely feeling. Reminiscing on happy memories, experiences and relationships …

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baby won't sleep at night

Baby Won’t Sleep at Night – 10 Reasons and Easy Solutions

Baby sleep is something that many parents struggle with. How do I know? I know a lot of people with kids, every parent I’ve spoken to has had trouble with sleep at some point. Some having more trouble than others. I also read a number of forums and am part of a number of parenting …

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Surviving a recession

Surviving a Recession? Top 8 Ways to Make Your Money Go Further

What is a recession and why is it so damaging? Surviving a recession! 750,000 people have already lost their jobs thus far; businesses are at breaking point and the government is draining the national budget in attempt to keep everything ‘stable’. What does 2021 hold for us all? Experts suggest a far more punishing recession …

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Communicating With Children – Astonishing results

Communicating with children can be a great struggle, regardless of their age! I can’t imagine there’s a single parent out there who hasn’t had a problem with this at some point of their parenting journey; myself included! So, if communicating with children is such a problem for so many parents, how do we get through …

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baby decisions

Knowing What’s Best For Your Little One – How to Decide

Knowing what’s best for your little one is one of the hardest things to do, and then living with that decision and its consequences brings its own roller coaster of emotions – especially when the decision didn’t pan out the way you’d hoped.  From tummy time, sensory play, breastfeeding, combi-feeding, bottle feeding, dummy / no …

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becoming a parent

Becoming A Parent Has Changed Me For The Better

The highs and lows of becoming a parent have changed me for the better. I have refined the skill of patience and become a great deal more empathetic – the impossible a year ago! Many people are concerned about the difficulties of becoming a parent; truth be told, it’s the hardest thing I’ve done to …

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GIVING BIRTH

The Honest Truth! Expectations Vs Reality Of Giving Birth

Giving birth – Expectations Vs Reality I’m a planner. I love lists. Order. Control… I’m a teacher after all. Needless to say, regardless of my hours of hypnobirthing  preparation, my extensive birthing plan and detailed list of what to have at home for our new arrival, the reality of giving birth was not quite what …

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Growing Up Mixed-Race – Happy, Healthy and Secure

Growing up mixed race. There are 1.25 million people growing up in mixed race homes in the UK according to the 2011 census. 1.25 MILLION! This is the fastest growing ethnic group in the UK and not surprising given our wonderfully multicultural and modern society. Given the tumultuous situation at the moment, particularly in the …

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scrambled breakfast

The Perfect Scrambled Breakfast. Little Time, Little Effort, Big Taste!

Scrambled breakfast This little beauty is super quick to make, requires very few ingredients and is bursting with flavour! If our daughter isn’t feeling super hungry, it’s not the end of the world, we usually end up fighting over this one! The Scrambled Breakfast was a game changer! Athena loved it, and it gave us …

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Save for a house

How To Save For A House

Want to save for a house? For the average house buyer, this is no easy feat and for some may feel like a very distant and unachievable goal (unless, of course, you have been blessed with pockets full of gold or have been taught about saving from a young age). Follow these simple End-Rich tips …

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How To Make Additional Sources Of Income – Part 4 Side Hustles

Side Hustle A side hustle is any type of employment undertaken in addition to one’s full-time job. These could range from copy-writing for websites or magazines, tutoring a certain subject, creating online content or even creating an online store. It is important to be enthusiastic about what you choose to invest your time in to. Remember …

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what to pack in your hospital bag

What To Pack In Your Hospital Bag – Ultimate Check List

Congratulations! If you’re here, it means your little one is soon to arrive and the most exciting adventure of your life is about to begin! But you’re probably wondering ‘what to pack in your hospital bag’. Don’t stress, we’ve got you covered! Your essential hospital bag should consist of the following items: Birth plan Labour …

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what is sids

How To Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

What is SIDS? The question “What is SIDS?” and most importantly “How can we prevent SIDS?” are commonly asked and googled amongst concerned parents across the globe. Getting your baby to sleep and stay asleep is not always easy! In fact, if you’re anything like me, this is something that has been a constant up …

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