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Our Weekend Happy

Our Weekend Happy linky 15 – 09/05/2018

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Welcome back to Our Weekend Happy. The fabulous linky that I host with the gorgeous Lisa from Mummascribbles. Did you all have a lovely May Day Bank Holiday? Wasn’t the sunshine truly gorgeous? We had a wonderful but very busy weekend. And we definitely made the most of the weather, soaking up every bit of sunshine. What did you get up to during your Bank Holiday weekend? I can’t wait to read all about it in your Our Weekend Happy post. Anyway,…

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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

A featured image for the new linky and Instagram Community Our Weekend Happy - Our Weekend Happy Linky #7 - Mrs H's favourite things

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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Home & Garden

How To Take Care Of Your Engagement And Wedding Rings

A photograph of a newly married bride and groom holding hands and showing off their engagement and wedding rings - How To Take Care Of Your Engagement And Wedding Rings - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post.  Did you know that weddings in the UK were worth around £10 billion each year? This includes everything from planning an engagement party to buying a wedding ring. And this cumulative cost seems set to increase incrementally in the years ahead. The purchase of wedding and engagement rings also happens to be one of the most emotive elements of planning your nuptials. As these pieces of jewellery are symbolic of your love and everlasting commitment.…

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Home & Garden

Clever Ways To Use Multi-Purpose Furniture

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 This is a sponsored post. Whether you’re short on space or simply want to maximise what your furniture can do multi-purpose furniture is an amazingly clever way to restyle your home and create a space that is both functional and stylish. These smart furnishings have become something of a trend in recent years. Especially in countries such as Japan where apartments are notoriously small. Multi-purpose furniture is designed to be both space saving and chic. And it often takes inspiration…

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