Review of the KidloLand Toddler App

When I was asked to write a review of the KidloLand toddler app I was slightly hesitant to begin with. I wondered if my two year old would be able to navigate her way around an app, and questioned whether I should be encouraging screen time. Screen time for children is a contentious issue but advancements […]

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Gratitude Post #3 – Thank you March

Gratitude Post #3 - Thank you March

I think it is really important to be appreciative and show gratitude for the small things we experience in our day to day lives. These small things may actually turn out to be the big things – the ones we’ll remember when we are older. I have started a monthly series of gratitude posts to remind myself […]

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I’ve been bitten by the upcycling bug…

solid oak sideboard

Upcycling is an interest I’ve had for a while, though I have yet to attempt to upcycle anything. Mostly because even though my head is full of creative visions, the outcome of my attempts always seems to be lacking. My hands refuse to do what my mind tells them to do – as you will be […]

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Easter Bonnet Crafting

If you’ve read my blog before you will know that Molly and I love crafting and messy play activities. She is only two but she is already so crafty – in more ways than one! With Easter just around the corner we decided to have a go at some Easter Bonnet Crafting. We went shopping for […]

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Party Time!

It was my birthday this past weekend. Woohoo. Party time! Not exactly! I HATE my birthday. I’m not sure why I dislike it so much, only that I feel uneasy about the whole thing. Once upon a time I saw my birthday as a celebration (like the normal people do) but I suppose as I […]

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Books and Ducks

It was about midday on Saturday when we decided we wanted to get out of the house and do something instead of staying in all day. It was too late to go further afield so we decided to stay local, though we didn’t know what to do. Two things Molly loves are books and ducks, so we […]

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Gratitude Post #2 – Thank You February

Gratitude Post #2 - Thank You February

At the start of the year I decided I would write a monthly series of gratitude posts, the first one being ‘Thank You January’. These posts will serve as a reminder of all the fun things I have done during the month, and they may even cheer me up if I feel down or stressed. This month it […]

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Stress Reliever – Music

Anybody want to hazard a guess as to why my blog is called Stressy Mama? Danielle (the sister), you are not allowed to answer because I am sure I wouldn’t appreciate your response! I can almost hear your sarcasm as I type this! My blog is called ‘Stressy Mama’ because I may have a slight […]

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Sleep Deprived Mama vs Insomniac Toddler

I need my sleep. Not as much as I used to, but I still need to sleep. If I could have a solid four hours in a row I would be quite happy. Still tired, but able to function. My daughter never sleeps, therefore I never sleep. This needed to change. It was time to battle. Sleep […]

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Valentine’s Day Crafts

When I asked my fiancé Chris what gifts he wanted me to buy him for Valentine’s Day he said he didn’t want anything. I questioned his reason and he said, “I don’t need you to buy me something, I prefer it when you and Molly make gifts for me. You know, hand prints and all […]

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