RachelSwirl

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Now that our daughter E is four-years old I thought that I’d be well and truly done with the ‘baby days’. However, it seems our daughter E has become rather taken with babies of late, thankfully of the plastic variety either way our house has once again got a pram, a potty, nappies, a changing bag, bottles and all kinds of baby related paraphernalia all of which belong to E’s beloved dolls but seem to be taking up almost as much space as having a real life baby!

 

The Baby Born Rain Fun Shower

Earlier this week we were sent the ‘Baby Born Rain Fun Shower‘ to rate and review along with the ‘Baby Born Wonderland Fairy Rider Doll’.…

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This time next week it’ll be Christmas Eve, the kids will be hanging their sacks for Santa and leaving the obligatory carrots, mince pies and alcoholic beverage for the big mans visit. The kids are hyper and who blames them, they know full well that they are about to get spoilt with surprises all of which somehow happens by magic…

If only magic was real, if only Santa did exist! Not only would I be far better off but it’d be nice to be able to put my trust and belief into something so wonderful as a man who could deliver to all the children in the world within twenty-four hours by travelling around the earth on a sleigh whilst being pulled by flying reindeer.…

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This week has been literally none stop, my life at present feels manic and I don’t see it winding down well until after Christmas. If I’m not busy behind the bar then I’m either running around the house like a blue arsed fly wrapping presents, writing cards, sorting the laundry, tidying around after the kids and the husband and the dog for that matter or generally exhausting myself in some form of other.

I’m shattered and whilst it’s a rare Friday which we are ‘childless’ and fancy free I am lacking the energy or the get go to get my glad rags on for a night on the town.…

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We have a whole heap of fun in this household but one of the best times during the day has to be ‘bath time’ as the children not only have fun but seem far more at ease as they are able to relax in the warm water.

It is usually at bath time that J will finally tell us all about his day, I’m not sure whether he saves it until then to spill the beans or whether by 8pm he’s had enough time to process the day and is finally able to share it with us. Either way, I very much enjoy the children’s bath time as they seem far more compliant and content whilst in the tub.…

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Whilst I’m all for non-gender stereotypes, our daughter E just so happens to be the stereotypical ‘girly girl’ whom adores everything pink, fluffy, glittery or sparkly. Don’t get me wrong, E will quite happily muck in and play with the boys toys especially if it means having the run of her brothers bedroom, which my husband and I well know is a recipe for disaster.

Should you ever leave our little lady to her own devices which is never advisable it wouldn’t be long before you’d find her covered from head to toe in some form of makeup, glitter or something equally as awkward to remove from her skin such as marker pens for example but I digress…

We were recently sent the ‘Lalaloopsy Jewel’s Glitter Makeover Playset‘ to review, this couldn’t have come at a better time as we have been desperately trying to find ways in which E can express her creative streak without plastering her face in whatever pens, crayons, colours or permanent marker pens that she may have to hand.…

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