How I’m positively parenting my ‘threenager’ through a difficult phase

My general parenting ethos A couple of weeks ago, I shared how I was having a tough time with my 3-year-old who is in the midst of a brutal developmental phase aged 3 years and 2 months. I was surprised…

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Washington residents – how to get a free water and energy saving visit worth £130 #ad

What is the Northumbrian Water Every Drop Counts campaign? Northumbrian Water is launching its Every Drop Counts campaign in the Washington area on Friday 4 May. They want to encourage people in the Washington area to sign up for a FREE…

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Capturing the end of the baby years with Fiona Saxton Photography

The baby years are ending, I feel it in my bones I didn’t realise how different I still felt. You know how when you first become a new mam and you feel so estranged from your old self? I thought…

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10 reasons mothers get excited about the return of the sun…

When I was younger and the first sunny days of spring appeared my excitement would largely revolve around my opportunity to get a tan or sunbathe. Also, to go to a beer garden rated highly on my hit list, to…

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15 body positive Instagram accounts you should be following

Since we’ve been born, all of the media around us has pushed one body type on us – able bodied, white, low body fat. It’s impossible to avoid. I’ve spoken before about how representation matters and that’s one of the great…

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