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Autumn

I’ve written about Bing before. Or at least in the style of him. Today it was Lola and Charlie that got me thinking. Lola was upset...

The cleaning

It’s perfectly ok to live in a cesspit when you have a newborn baby. In fact, people expect it. They even offer to help. When you add a...

Sleep thief

It’s 4.30 in the morning. I am downstairs with a wide-awake 13-month-old waiting for him to get tired again. My Fitbit tells me I have...

Meanwhile, back at work...

Hi! I haven’t posted in a while, I know. Being back at work hasn’t left me with much time for anything, but I haven’t gone, things are...

'Real nappy' week

A few weeks ago it was ‘real nappy week’ meaning that all over my Facebook and Instagram cloth nappy companies are having small, 10, 20...

Last Day

My Mum messaged me the other day, it said ‘enjoy today.’ Weird? No, it was my last day of Maternity leave, that’s what she meant. Which...

Back, with a bump!

We are home from holiday, and although we arrived back to a bank holiday heatwave, boy do we know we are home! After a long trip back and...

Mummy Style

Yesterday morning I put on makeup. I wish I hadn’t bothered. We were up in good time but I decided I wanted to look less like I hadn’t...

The move part 2 (we're in!)

Yup, you read that right, after all the whingeing were finally in our new house and, while it was epic getting here, all of that is in...

The Move Part 1 (before)

It is so close now. So close. I have taken all the child-proofing off the kitchen cabinet doors today, it is so close... ...I have such...

Sleepy Baby

How I’d love to reminisce,  How beautiful it is, To have you fall asleep in my arms. To consolidate your day, To process your new...

Snow & s*%t

Today is a funny day. We woke up to snow. The Boy & I had had a rough night. I couldn’t sleep and he was up to feed every hour or so. We...

Ask Mr* Google

Yesterday, I was scrolling through my Facebook feed when I came across 2 articles on parenting. On my newsfeed they were 2 posts apart,...

Miscarriage

Its an abrupt title, I know, but one of my pet peeves is that no one talks about it. I want to talk about it, and I want to make it clear...

Centre Parcs

I have been quiet here at Plus The Dog just lately, and it’s because we have been away! Yes, we braved the holiday camp and went to...

Mummy diet

By 9.30am today I had both children dressed, fed, cleaned up and ready for the day. For once we weren’t going anywhere, but we were...