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May 2018

Home & Garden

Three Things You Need To Find When You Move To A New House

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This is a collaborative post. Moving home can be an incredibly exciting time, but it can also be pretty stressful and often overwhelming. After all, you’re basically uprooting yourself and your family and trying to make a totally fresh start. And as wonderful as a fresh start can be, it can often bring a lot of difficulties with it. One of the biggest mistakes that people make is that they forget about the important things that make life easier in…

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Home & Garden

Home Improvement Ideas For Family Homes

This is a sponsored post. When you’ve got a young family, your home is a safe haven for memories to be made and shared. You’ll soon find your home needs to be comfortable and safe, and take on a whole host of forms – a learning environment, playground, kitchen; you name it. So your little ones are as comfortable as possible, there are a few little home improvements you can make to ensure both their safety and enjoyment. Here are…

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Home & Garden

These Signs Are Telling You It’s Time To Move, But Are You Listening?

A photograph of a woman walking down a street in front of picturesque houses - These Signs Are Telling You To Move, But Are You Listening? - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. While moving house is exciting, it’s also about one of the most stressful things anyone can embark on. There’s money to worry about, agents to deal with, and moving companies to negotiate. And, that’s before you think about getting your home ready or packing everything into boxes. Even the thought of it’s enough to make your head spin. It should come as no surprise, then, that the majority of us put moving off as much…

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Baby Loss Motherhood

A Thank You Letter To My Community Midwife

Dear Ruth, my Community Midwife I’ve been meaning to write this letter to you since Little Mister H was born. Yet there never seems to be the time. But today is International Day of the Midwife. So today is the right time to write a proper thank you letter to you. Because I’m so thankful and truly grateful for everything you did for me during my pregnancy with Little Mister H. I honestly don’t think I would have got through…

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Mental Health

Top 10 Self-Care Techniques – A Collaboration With Mummy In Training

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This week is Maternal Mental Health Matters Week. It’s a week dedicated to raising awareness of maternal mental health and supporting women and families affected by perinatal mental ill-health. As part of Maternal Mental Health Matters Week I’m joining forces with one of my best blogging buddies, Rachel from Mummy in Training, to bring you our top ten self-care techniques. Rachel and I will each be sharing our five favourite self-care techniques. So you’ll only be able to get the…

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Mental Health Motherhood

My First Impressions Of My First Emotions

A photograph of the contents of Skylark Learning's My First Emotions Box - My First Impressions Of My First Emotions Box - Mrs H's favourite things

I recently wrote a post about why I’m passionate about our children developing emotional intelligence. I believe it’s crucial for them to understand their emotions and know how to deal with them correctly. To help us on this journey to developing Little Mister H and Little Miss H’s emotional intelligence I will be working with Skylark Learning. And we will be using their My First Emotions Box to help Little Miss and Little Mister become emotionally intelligent. As part of…

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Our Weekend Happy

Our Weekend Happy linky 14 – 02/05/2018

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Welcome back to Our Weekend Happy. The fabulous linky that I host with the gorgeous Lisa from Mummascribbles. It’s May. How did that happen? And also, why has the weather been so bizarre this week? I hope we’re due for some sunshine over the Bank Holiday weekend. Do you have any plans for the weekend? Little Miss H has a number of parties to go to. So our weekend will mostly be spent keeping up with her social life. Anyway, on…

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Our Weekend Happy

Our Weekend Happy 13 – Country Parks, Woodland Walks & Parties

A photograph of a blonde little boy in a swing on a sunny day in the park - Our Weekend Happy 13: Country Parks, Woodland Walks and a Birthday Party - Mrs H's favourite things

This is the thirteenth Our Weekend Happy post that I’ve written for this blog. I missed writing last week’s post, which wasn’t great. But in the end, it worked out quite well as we’ve just had quite a rubbish weekend. Mr H spent most of the weekend ill in bed and I had a terrible migraine. The poor children must have been so bored. But they were as good as gold and happily played on their own for most of the weekend.…

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