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Average parents spend thousands repairing home damages caused by children

Tweet An array of shocking statistics regarding the true cost of parenthood has highlighted the constant expense of household repairs endured by parents and caused by their children. On top of the numerous other expenses known to diminish the family … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Man Books

Tweet Sooo with us being in FULL Christmas Baking mode…. we are making all sorts from Vanilla Kipferl to Gingerbread Men. We ALSO love to read lots of Christmas books at this time of year (we have a number of … Continue reading

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Thoughts & Tips on Potty Training

Tweet Another flashback to my early parenting days, when I had JUST finished potty training my first child: Now is time to sum up the weeks of potty training!!! Needless to say, I am NOT an expert… this is just … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

Tweet Time to share some more baking goodies.. this time we have scrumptilious Chocolate Chip Muffins.. who doesn’t love all that chocolate?!?! Choc Muffins –  the below are plenty for 12 muffins: Ingredients Dry ingredients: 180g self raising flour 1.5 tsps … Continue reading

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A visit to Build-A-Bear

Tweet A couple of weeks I ago, I first mentioned that we were planning a trip to Build-A-Bear. The kids have been SO EXCITED about going ever since I told them and they  have been counting down the sleeps to … Continue reading

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