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Five ways to entertain a toddler on a rainy day

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Entertaining a toddler on a rainy afternoon can sometimes prove a bit challenging… There are after all only so many episodes of Peppa Pig or Paw Patrol that you can watch before one of you (probably Mummy or Daddy) is trying to hide the remote. Toys  can also quickly lose their appeal, especially if they are played with every day. So it’s sometimes handy to …

Getting ready for our new baby

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So, with the due date now just a few weeks away, we are getting the final preparations ready for our new arrival. The car seat has come down from the loft, the hospital bags are packed, clothes have been washed and we have a supply of tiny nappies. Now that maternity leave has started, I have no doubt I will soon be emptying kitchen cupboards …

Inspiration for choosing a two-year old’s birthday cake


It’s almost birthday time here at Mum life and so our thoughts are turning to choosing a birthday cake for our little one. Last year, our daughter turned one on the exact weekend we moved house and attended her uncle’s wedding so we quickly arranged for her cake to be made. This year, asides from the impending arrival of her sister, life is a lot quieter …