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Don't wait for the rash

It was Tuesday 8th November 2011, a day I will never forget. Working as a childminder with two young children of my own, James aged six and...

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Posted on Feb 9, 2015 by Kate

Parma Ham?

So, the culinary craze this Christmas was a whole Serrano or Parma Ham leg - the centre piece for any big family Christmas buffet. We were s...

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Posted on Feb 1, 2015 by Kate

Chicken Pox

I'm not sure who is more traumatised in our house by the Chickenpox, Grace with her dot-to-dot scabs which she "wants them off mummy" or me...

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Posted on Jan 21, 2015 by Kate

New Year's Resolutions

Happy New Year everybody! Last night I had a real treat, I got to spend the evening Masquerading at the Bibi's New Year Ball in Leeds. My hu...

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Posted on Jan 1, 2015 by Kate

My Christmas Wish

My 4 year old little boy is so excited about Christmas, his younger sister at 2, is getting carried along with excitement (that and chocolat...

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Posted on Dec 21, 2014 by Kate

Baby Shower Gifts

I'm very excited that this weekend I get to attend a baby shower for one of my family. This first baby's arrival is so exciting for everyone...

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Posted on Dec 3, 2014 by Kate

Babysitting

Meet Yazmin, a 16-year-old girl who is studying in makeup artistry in Leeds. Yazmin is a very savvy young lady, working around her studies f...

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Posted on Oct 17, 2014 by Kate

Babysitting

As I sit here writing this blog I have our own 2 children and our friends gorgeous baby boy all sleeping upstairs. It got me thinking what a...

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Posted on Oct 17, 2014 by Kate

Weaning your baby?

Preparing to wean your baby is a time of excitement and nerves; "Will they like solid food?" "How will my baby take to my chosen style of we...

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Posted on Sep 15, 2014 by Kate

Stings

As we come to the end of the summer, the wasps seem to be having their last attempt to ruin family picnics, pub lunches and ice lolly moment...

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Posted on Sep 8, 2014 by Kate