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My son is 2 and we are still co-sleeping! Here is why!

Co-sleeping has received A LOT of flack of the years, and although I was very aware of the dangers we opted for it for 98% of his first two years. The 2% of time we didn’t, we had a Moses crib next to the bed in which he slept, and to my dismay a few nights when we were trying to get him to sleep in his own room. Around 18 months, I decided that Daniel had to soon become more independent, this bed sleeping was getting a bit much. I hadn’t slept next to my husband in 18months. The struggle was real!

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Ottoline and the Purple Fox {Children’s Book Review}

The holidays proved to not be the perfect time for Emilie to read, as much as she enjoys escaping into another world, she needs a little coaxing. Gasp! I know, as much as I constantly push the culture of book-lovers in our home, and we are positively excited about new releases and the absolute privileged to see them before they are on the shelves. Getting a preteen to read can be challenging, especially when the world has so many other stimulants that are easier to engross into. “Ottoline and the Purple Fox” was the perfect easy read for Emilie to use to get back into things during the holidays.

Ottoline and the Purple Fox

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A natural local choice for baby skincare feat. Bubiroo {Review}

Eczema is like a swear-word in our house. It has given me absolute endless anxiety since Daniel picked it up at 10 weeks. We have been to the pediatrician, got all the recommended soaps and tried various baby ranges. Some of which worked, if only for a short while, but when winter popped it’s ugly scaly head Daniel started with eczema around his eyes and face area. It looked sore, irritated and flaky. Most of all my poor babies face was a constant reminder that although we had tons of medications, this is something we are living with daily.

Bubiroo

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Sorry… Not sorry! Some alternatives so you can be #notsorry!

I am generally a nervous person, nervous anxious whatever you want to call it. Many people do however think I am not this. They’ll meet me and because I have the loudest laugh in the room, automatically I couldn’t be shy, nervous or anxious. So nervous that my favourite word, or rather the word I use the most in my vocabulary is… “Sorry”. Can you relate? I’m sorry even when I haven’t made a mistake or done anything wrong. Just sorry, I don’t even know why.

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Daddy Long Legs {Children’s Book Review}

This is in fact not a book about spiders, gogo’s or any creepy crawly’s as the title would have you think. Daddy Long Legs is actually a beautiful book about a daddy’s relationship with his child.

How many of you have sang the song, “Clap handies, clap handies for Daddy to come”? When Ian has had to travel in the past although I’ve never sang the song, I’ve found myself pining. Dads, the heroes of so many children’s hearts are often the ones who are traveling, and spending more time away from home. While the parent left behind nurtures and give reassurance of Daddy’s return. This book is that reassurance in a way that warms all the mushies in your heart.

Daddy Long Legs

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