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How to keep your pets calm on New Year’s Eve

How to keep your pets calm on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is one of most anticipated nights of years. But for our pets it can also be night of high anxiety. In the same challenges faced by pets on bonfire night, the loud music, shouting and of course the fireworks may cause our normally calm pets to think their world is under threat. This can have some upsetting consequences. Luckily our friends at Kennedy Wild Bird Food have some handy tips, to ensure your 2017 gets off to the best start for the entire family. VIEW the POST

What every parent on the school run dreads!

What every parent on the school run dreads!

What is THE most worrying thing about the school run? That school run dread? For me it is the children running off ahead, in the midst of heads and coats, long socks and black shoes... they're gone! I had that today for the first time and I have never been more scared in my life. I thought Isla was gone, it is amazing how I immediately felt consumed with guilt that it was my fault. It is not something I want to endure again in a hurry, I am sure the children feel the same.  VIEW the POST

39 Weeks: Bumpometer

39 Weeks: Bumpometer

We are 39 weeks today, another week has zoomed by, its all rushing by so quickly, I remember the last month feeling like "forever" when I was pregnant with Noah: not this time! What with the cleaning episodes, my last 2 days at work and the general day to day stuff that needs to be done, I do not have time to stop and the days are literally flying by.The most popular question this week has been "Any twinges yet?" What are twinges? I never had anything with Noah, it was 6pm first contraction and then Noah was born at 1am the next morning - so we went straight into the thick of it. I have no idea what constitutes as a twinge!! But all I can say for the week, is it is pretty similar to last; lots of stomach cramps, SPD pain and a lot of uncomfortable movements ...