Author Archives: Kelly

About Kelly

Gently stay-at-home mum of two boys.

KonMari: a side-effect

I’m laying in bed with a cold/The Plague and I’m thinking. I’m thinking about some stuff that needs to be out of my head so that I can see if it still makes sense.  At the start of this year, … Continue reading

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A day in the life of…

I had a conversation with one of my best friends the other day about having children. Out of the 5 of us, I am the only one with a toe in motherhood so I am sometimes in the position of … Continue reading

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KonMari method: toiletries, makeup…

I’m not going to lie, I was looking forward to this. We are pretty liberal with the boys at home when it comes to baby proofing. Our attitude has been to allow them to explore as much as possible and … Continue reading

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Max: 9 months

I thought I would write a short post about Max now that he has reached 9 months. For me, 9 months, or 40 ish weeks is a special milestone as it marks my baby being outside for as long as … Continue reading

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KonMari: progress part II

I know you’ve been on the edge of your seats waiting for this (ha!) Last post I shared how I kicked off the KonMari blitz in our house with clothes, bed linen and accessories. Now I’ll show you how we … Continue reading

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KonMari method: progress so far…

I thought it might be good to do a little update on what categories we have tackled so far and what our experience has been of the process. As a reminder, Marie Kondo’s book suggests a radical approach to tidying … Continue reading

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Plans for 2016

Every blogger I follow seems to be sharing their hopes and plans for 2016 so why not me? As I said in my post last week I actually really enjoy the goal-setting fever that January inspires in people and I’m … Continue reading

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Messy play date

Being a stay-at-home mum is awesome but sometimes it can leave me feeling a little bit, well…bored. I’m sure I’m not alone in this? Don’t get me wrong, me and the boys keep very busy. We have a few classes … Continue reading

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I must be a bit strange in that I really love January. Every time I turn on the radio or the TV or have a conversation with friends or family, people are saying how boring January is; what an anti-climax … Continue reading

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Encouraging healthy eating habits

This is one of the main reasons that I wanted to explore baby-led weaning as a method of introducing Seth, and now Max, to solid food. I have had an unhealthy relationship with food in the past, particularly in my … Continue reading

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