When you become a parent it’s a fairly established fact that you fall right to the bottom of the pecking order when it comes daily care and attention. You’re suddenly responsible for a whole other person (and more, if you go on to have other children) and you always think of their needs first. It’s only natural, after all, when they’re very young they rely on you for everything. Once you’ve met your child’s day to day needs you continue down the list;

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In a bid to get back into regular posting again, next week (5th Feb) I’m going to be starting the #ABC123Challenge being run by Karen from Two Tiny Hands. You can read more about the challenge from Karen herself here.

Find out why I am taking part in the #ABC123Challenge over the next 26 weeks and how you can join in too ...

In a nutshell, the challenge is to create three pieces of content each week (on the blog or Instagram) using that week’s letter of the alphabet as inspiration.

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At the start of each month I like to set myself a list of goals for the coming weeks, a monthly bucket list if you will. I’ve found it really helps keep me on track and by publishing it on the blog there’s an element of accountability that gives me the proverbial kick up the butt needed. I like to keep a mix of blog/family/life/home goals to keep life balanced. Each month I quickly recap how I got on with the previous months goals before listing the goals for the month ahead.

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Welcome back to the #FamilyFunLinky, the best place to share 2 of your wonderful blog posts each week and find some other amazing ones to read and share.

This week’s linky is being hosted by Karen and Sarah so you can head over to either of their blogs to link up and I will be back with you next week.

In the meantime,

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This post is part of the ‘Tales From The Other Side Of …’ series. There are so many stages, achievements, milestones and heartbreaks we go through as parents and whatever we are experiencing, whether good, bad, exciting or terrifying, it’s always nice to know someone else has already done it and come through the other side. To find out how you can get involved and share your story/tips and tricks click here.

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Welcome back to the weekly #funseekingkids round-up post. This is where I will share my 4 favourite photos linked up to mine and Susie’s (This Is Me Now) Instagram Community. If you missed the launch post and have no idea what I’m talking about you can read it here: #funseekingkids – A New Instagram Community.

There has been awful lot of the cold white stuff around in our part of the country this past week but surprisingly it doesn’t appear in any of my favourites.

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Welcome back to the #FamilyFunLinky, the best place to share 2 of your wonderful blog posts each week and find some other amazing ones to read and share.

I’m going to keep it short and sweet this week as I’m writing this after having my parent’s round for Sunday dinner where there may have been one (or three) too many glasses (or bottles) of red consumed! I hope you’ve all had a great weekend too.

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This post is part of the ‘Tales From The Other Side Of …’ series. There are so many stages, achievements, milestones and heartbreaks we go through as parents and whatever we are experiencing, whether good, bad, exciting or terrifying, it’s always nice to know someone else has already done it and come through the other side. To find out how you can get involved and share your story/tips and tricks click here.

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Welcome back to the weekly #funseekingkids round-up post. This is where I will share my  4 favourite photos linked up to mine and Susie’s (This Is Me Now) Instagram Community. If you missed the launch post and have no idea what I’m talking about you can read it here: #funseekingkids – A New Instagram Community.

It’s the first #funseekingkids round-up of 2018!

I’ve really missed this little community over the past month so I’ve loved looking back through all of your pictures and seeing so many familiar faces.

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