Life With The Perry’s

Life With The Perry's

The Circus is in Town! Celebrating Zippo’s Magnificent Top Hat!

If you’ve never been to Zippo’s Circus before stop what you are doing right now and buy yourself some tickets. Tickets which start at £7.50 I might add. Zippo’s Circus is not all clowns and acrobats. In fact there wasn’t a single clown face on stage, in this day and age I’d say that’s a […]

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Wallace & Gromit’s Musical Marvels at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

If you missed out on Wallace & Gromit’s Musical Marvels you really missed out! Composer Matthew Sharp and The Picture House Orchestra graced us with their presence at the Royal Concert Hall. They delivered Wallace’s Concerto in Ee Lad.  You might have thought the concert hall was for serious, straight faced events only. Well listen […]

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Creating a Unisex Bedroom with Wall Stickers

This post is an AD however all opinions are my own. For the time being, us Perry’s stay in a two bedroom house. This means we have a girl and a boy sharing the same room. We don’t believe in the whole “boy’s can’t have pink” chat but the fact is, as renters, we were […]

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Mother Perry’s Guide to Post Natal Depression

Please Note that the following information is based on my own personal experience. I am not a professional and if you feel like you are suffering mentally then please seek professional advice.   After having my little girl, Lottie in 2016 I suffered from severe Post Natal Depression. It was so bad to the point […]

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Be Home By 9: How I Feel About My Mum Dating

As a mother you spend your parenting days worrying about losing your baby to their first boyfriend or girlfriend (okay maybe I’m just over protective). As a child I never thought about the days I would be worrying about my mum’s boyfriends!      The Backstory My mum and dad split when I was […]

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Motherhood

Bathing A Toddler: Turning Those Bath Time Troubles to Bath Time Chuckles

If you are struggling to get your toddler to take a bath without screaming the place down, don’t worry. Every child is different and every child will take a dislike to something. Our Lottie HATED taking a bath between the age of 8 months and 18 months but thankfully she loves them now! So, how did […]

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Contractions With Kieran: Part 2

Hopefully if you’re here it means you read Contractions With Kieran: Part 1. If you haven’t, you might want to go and do that now.       So, Where Were We?  After the majority of water had left my body, the midwife (who was so lovely and kind) tried to get some clothes on […]

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Contractions With Kieran: Part 1

Following on from my first birth story “Labour With Lottie” I’m ready to share Kieran’s with you lovely lot! Read on to find out why getting induced was the best decision for me.   My Decision to Get Induced It was a dark and stormy night… Okay not quite but it was dark and snowy. […]

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Motherhood

Labour With Lottie

I am 37 weeks into my 2nd pregnancy, my hospital bag is packed, the baby’s bag is packed, Lottie’s bag is packed and Stuart’s bag is packed (we are well and truly prepared this time!). Everything is ready for this labour except my birthing plan because – to be honest – I don’t see the point in them.

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When You Know, You Know: Why Two Children Is Enough For Us

Would you like to know something funny? Before I met Stuart I was adamant I did not want children. I like being a big child myself and I actually don’t like children. I mean not ALL children just a certain age bracket. Children between the ages of 5 and 10 have lost their cuteness and just become annoying to a person with no patience…

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