Make Self-Confidence Your Goal This Month

All parents need a confidence boost from time to time. Having babies can take it out of you physically, mentally & emotionally. And sometimes you’ll find yourself thinking about how much your body and lifestyle have changed. But of course, you wouldn’t swap it for the world. What you need is a little pick-me-up, some self-confidence, and here are 5 ways to get it: Take A Course When you’ve had to give up work, you start to lose confidence in your…

How To Avoid Aquaplaning In Heavy Rain

If you live in the UK you will know that it rains quite a lot here, according to the met office we have an average of 156 days of rainfall every year, would you believe it? & aquaplaning seems to be a common issue. I passed my driving test in July 2016 & have driven in horrendous weather conditions since. However aquaplaning wasn’t something that I was aware of until now, & I feel like a lot of mums will benefit…

Fragile-X Syndrome runs in our family, will …

This is a question I have wondered for a long time since my youngest brother (who is now 8) was diagnosed. But you’re probably wondering what the hell Fragile-X even means. I had never heard of it myself until recently so i’m here to spread awareness. What is Fragile-X Syndrome & why are we talking about this?  I went for Genetic Counselling last week to find out a little bit more about it all myself. The lady was lovely &…

Insta Mums VS Reality

People only post things online that they want others to see, you need to remember this when scrolling through your news feeds. You see the ‘perfect insta mums’ who have their sh#t together, but in reality.. is that the truth? Spotless houses with not a random toy or a pack of wetwipes in site, but really they are only showing you what they want you to see. You don’t see the toddler tantrums, you see smiley happy faces. You don’t…

Fun Messy Play Ideas for Summer

Have you ever noticed how much your little one enjoys anything that creates chaos – toddlers and young children just love messy play! Children develop as an individual whilst learning through discovery and enjoyment, and so Toad Hall Nursery have put together some ideas for fun messy play this summer. If you’ve been too anxious to try it inside your home, summer is the perfect opportunity to get outside and throw out the rule book, safe in the knowledge that…