5 ways to get your toddler to brush their teeth. Do they work? I’ve tried so many different ways to get Pops to brush her teeth these 5 are the ones that have got the best results. MUSIC Not only does having music there help with making it more fun, it can be a great… Continue reading 5 ways to get your toddler to brush their teeth.
Have you seen the Elastoplast tears into smiles campaign? It’s all about sharing experiences and tips on how to distract and comfort your little one after a fall whilst playing outdoors. What’s worse than telling your little one to slow down or be careful only for them to fall over and get hurt? In my head… Continue reading How to get those tears into smiles with Elastoplast.
How do you get kids to sleep? There’s no simple answer to this because all kids are different. There are ways to help though! Parenting expert Jo Frost has partnered up with the UK’s largest children’s charity BookTrust to help get little ones sleeping better. The bath, book, bed campaign is now in it’s second year… Continue reading Bath book bed – Bedtime routine.
National Stationery Week Slogan Notebooks – Which type of notebook is your favourite? I’m one of those people who feel like you can never have too many notebooks (MM would disagree) and my favourite kind have a slogan on the front. My current favourite notebook (which I got for mother’s day) is this from paperchase.… Continue reading Slogan Notebooks for National Stationery Week.
Have you heard of/ seen the show Kazoops on CBeebies? It’s all about a boy called Monty and his little pig friend Jimmy Jones (could you get a better name for a pig?) who use their imagination to get tasks done. It’s so fun and colourful and at under 10 mins holds attention really well.… Continue reading Cbeebies KAZOOPS – NEW Episodes.
I am terrible in most every day situations; making a call/ answering the phone answering the door saying my name (yep, seriously!) I’ve felt nervous at the thought of these and MANY other things for as long as i can remember. You know you have social anxiety when; You spend minutes/hours/days worrying about something that… Continue reading You know you have social anxiety when…
A year ago today I posted for the first time on ArePops. I didn’t think I would come this far – My own domain and collaborations with some incredible brands. Crazy! When I started the blog I didn’t have a clue about anything – DA/SEO etc. I still don’t really but i’m getting there. I’m… Continue reading What has changed – one year on. ArePops Blogiversary!
Our blog name is pretty simple – AREPOPS Unlike some blogs that are a clever play on words ours is a mix of my initials (ARE) and the nickname we gave Lily when i fell pregnant. Pops – to keep it a secret. It caught on and lasted the whole way through my pregnancy. The… Continue reading Why AREPOPS? – The reason behind the name.
If Pop’s doesn’t want to do something she will use needing a wee to try and get out of it and has gone as far as to physically make herself wee to prove a point. I’m not sure what point? She’s in control? Probably. Pops has been dry in the day for a while now… Continue reading My toddler uses needing a wee to get out of doing things – the toddler that cried wee wee.
An open letter to the MAM worker at the baby show. I’m so happy for you that your breast feeding experience was nothing but good. That isn’t the case for all women. While I know breast feeding is not painful for everyone I also know how it feels to feel alone and unsupported while going… Continue reading An open letter to the MAM worker at the baby show.