Ayla’s 3rd Birthday Special (10 Things We Love About You)

It’s Ayla’s 3rd birthday and we’re so excited. As frightening as the prospect sounds to us, this is the year she’ll start nursery and begin moving into the big, wide world. In three short years she’s achieved so much and we thought we’d mark the occasion by compiling a list of the things we love about our special girl.

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Pushy Parent? My dreams for my children

I always remember picking my younger sister up from her weekly tap dancing lessons. I must have sounded like the crazy woman off Dance Moms (not that I’ve ever watched it!) as I told her misguided nuggets of advice such as “You have to be really good to reach the top of the tap world” and “You need to eat, live and breathe tap to succeed!”

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How to Dress Your Daughter

Top Tips:

  • Pink leggings with brown knee socks (with decorative ribbon) over the knee aren’t, and never will be, in season.
  • Long sleeve vests under short sleeved garments are a no-go.
  • If you’ve cut the toes out of your child’s sleep suit for extra foot space don’t take them out in it. It’s not a good look.

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Misreadings During Storytime

As parents, bedtime stories usually come at the end of a hard day at work or chasing your child around all day. After limping around the house making a supper time snack, fetching pyjamas, brushing teeth and giving any required medicine you and your little one settle down to read the bedtime story. It’s only when you’re winding down for the day, you become prone to misreadings during storytime.

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