• 7 reasons to visit Turkey this summer
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    7 reasons to visit Turkey this summer

    Today I have a guest post for you from Sam who blogs over at Growing up two. As you may have guessed from the title of the post the post is about 7 reasons to visit turkey. I have such fond memories of Turkey it was a place we used to go on holiday when I was younger. I have so many happy memories of turkey and a lot of the places below Sam talks about I have been. Turkey was also the destination for my first girls holiday and what a holiday that was. I hope you enjoy Sam’s guest post Make sure to check out her bio at…

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    Major challenges of Parenting

    This is a guest post from the lovely Sarah from What the Kids Wore. Parenting is not that easy. Most parents have handled the issue of parenting with courage and competence while others are still struggling with some issues. The issues can be resolved once they are identified. The challenges have made life hard for the parents and some have ended up giving up and failing even more. There are several organizations that offer help and guidance on how to deal with challenges. Major Challenges of Parenting Personality Issues The issues to deal with personality are major problems towards better parenting. Some parents do not know how to deal with their…

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    Babywearing in the 4th Trimester

    This is a guest post from Arabella from Exeter family Activities  Have you heard of the 4th trimester?  It’s the first 3 months of your baby’s life and is a time of great transition for a newborn.  Babywearing in the 4th trimester can really help your new baby adjust to life outside the womb. Lots of families find that their newborn cries when they are put down.  One theory is that babies need a huge amount of support to help them adjust to the big world outside the womb. Safe babywearing can help with this. Skin to skin contact when you snuggle your baby close in a baby carrier or…

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    The night time diaries Guest post from Eps and Amy

    Next up in the night time diaries is Amy from Eps and Amy. They have some great posts about how to save money and find a bargain, so definitely worth a look at. I’m Amy from Eps and Amy blog site, , we run a family and life style blog. Epril (Eps) is from the Philippines so we have an interesting duel culture perspective in our articles. I have two children, a girl aged 8 and a boy aged 5. Both of my kids were terrible sleepers as babies and didn’t sleep through the night until well over 2. We tried everything: night light, star gazer lights, music, cuddlies, co-sleeping…nothing…

  • Bell And Bear guest post
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    The night time diaries- Guest post from Bell And Bear

    Next up in the night time diaries is Belle And Bear. This is another new blog to me and it was lovely to read some new posts. I really enjoyed reading her post why I love Christmas it really did get me in a Christmassy mood. My Blog is a bit of everything from parenting to crafts. It is mainly based on my two children Bell and Bear.Bell is 3 years old and is becoming a very independent little lady and Bear is 5, he will be 6 in May, he is also very independent too. Our night time routine is currently changing as their bedtime was far too early .Which…

  • Edinburgh life
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    The night time diaries- guest post from Edinburgh life with kids

    Next up in the night-time diaries is Laura from Edinburgh life with kids . You could spend ages on Laura’s blog as she covers all different areas. From posts about finding time to keep fit to posts about what she has been up to with her kids. Being a nursery practitioner and a parent I really enjoyed her recent post about play schemas. It makes you think about your child’s play and what it actually means.                 I started blogging a little over a year ago after the birth of my youngest son. I was keen to do something different whilst on Maternity leave…

  • Me Becoming Mum
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    The night time diaries- guest post from Me Becoming Mum

    Next up in the night time diaries is Naomi from Me Becoming Mum. Naomi is a full time mummy to her little girl and also has a baby girl on the way. Naomi also has her own business called Mama Nail’s crochet where she creates beautiful homemade gifts and keepsakes for babies and children.   Please could you tell me a little bit about your blog and where we can find it? Hi, I’m Naomi and I blog over at Me Becoming Mum .I write honest posts, keeping it real about the truths and realities of pregnancy and parenthood. I am a 25 year old wife of five and a half years,…

  • Amy and tots
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    The night time diaires guest post from Amy and tots

    Next up in the night time diaries is Amy from Amy and tots. Amy is a mom of three, well four if you count their puppy . I don’t know how she does it with three I find having one hard at times.   Please could you tell me a little bit about your blog and where we can find it? So I’m Amy, a 27 year old stay-at-home mama.  I blog about pregnancy, parenting and all things lifestyle. I started my blog in May 2015 where I just posted about my pregnancy with my second child.    How many children do you have and what are their ages? I have 3 children. Keira…

  • Poppy reflects
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    The night time diaries – Guest post from Poppy Reflects

    Next up in the night time diaries is Poppy Reflects. This is a lovely little blog and one I hadn’t come across until doing the night time diaries. Poppy talks about all the exciting adventures her family get up to. Also shares how she is preparing for her new arrival . Hello, I’m Poppy from over at Poppy Reflects. I am mummy to Taormina who is two and am currently due with a baby boy! My blog started when Taormina was a few months old .As a way of recording all of our memories as a family and as a way to connect with other parents. I write about a whole lot of everything…

  • OddHogg
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    The night time diaries guest post from OddHogg

    Next up in the night time diaries is Kim from OddHogg. Kim’s blog is lovely and one I love to read . Her little Piglet is so cute ( that’s her nickname for her son not an actual piglet ). She also has a fab post about type 1 diabetes which may be useful to you. Hello! I’m Kim, the voice behind OddHogg. OddHogg is a family and lifestyle blog where I share about my family, the things we do and the adventures we have. I have one little boy, Piglet, who is nearly 9 months old. I really struggled to get a proper night time routine established with him at first, but…

  • Whimsical Mumblings
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    The night time diaries guest post from Whimsical Mumblings

    Next up in the night time diaries is Sarah from Whimsical Mumblings. Sarah has a fab mix of everything on her blog so you could literally spend ages looking at the different topics she covers! Including posts about her two beautiful little children. I’m Sarah, and I blog over at Whimsical Mumblings! It’s a lifestyle, mummy & craft blog with lots of other things thrown in there too! Movies, days out & money saving tips. I like ;

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    The night time diaries -Guest post from the unlikely dad

    Next up in the night time dairies is the unlikely dad. Tom and his husband took the journey of adoption and finally got their beautiful little boy. Tom’s blog just proves you don’t have to be a male and a female to bring a child up you just having to show them love. This I think is amazing and its fantastic that they have been able to have a child of their own. Please could you tell me a little bit about your blog the unlikely dad and where we can find it? I’m an adoptive dad and gay, and during the process of adoption there was plenty of ‘adoption blogs’ which…

  • Moonpie's adventures night time
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    The night time diaries – Guest post from Moonpie’s adventures

    Our first guest post in the night time diaries comes from Moonpie’s adventures. After you have read this awesome guest post I urge you to go over to her blog and read about her PCOS story. It really did hit a spot with me as I have a very close friend who has PCOS.   Moonpie’s Adventures is a little blog filled with stories of living and dealing with the cheeky miss Luna-Rose. The ups and downs of being a single mum and life in general. You can find us at moonpiedesigns.wordpress.com. My daughter is almost 1 now and my only child. Our routine Our night time routine goes a little…

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    The night time diaries – Guest post series

    Last night whilst I was sat up with Ava until a god awful hour I started thinking. I’m sure I’m not the only one doing this , having next to no sleep and not having a bed to myself as I have given in a started to co-sleep. This is where the night-time diaries come from . Over the coming weeks there will be guest posts from fellow bloggers about how their night times go from the planned to precision bedtimes. To the parents doing anything just to grab half an hours sleep.   To kick it off I thought I would share with you my night time story the good, bad and the ugly.…