Sharing the Blog Love – Showcase #73


Welcome back to #SharingtheBlogLove! I hope you enjoyed the first linky of the year last week and it’s lovely to see you back again this week!

If you’re new to #SharingtheBlogLove, these are mine and Laura’s favourite posts from last week’s linky. As part of the linky we’d like you to choose one post from each showcase post (one from mine and one from Laura’s) to head over to and leave a comment to show them some extra blog love. It’s always lovely to take a look at our featured posts this week and see how many extra comments they’ve had from you guys!


Toby Goes Bananas

I think everyone is busy goal setting at this time of year, and I love that the new year has that combination of looking back over past achievements, and looking forward to new goals.  I loved Sarah’s post, Looking Back at 2017, not least because I could have written a lot of it for my hopes and dreams for 2018! It’s lovely to see that someone in a similar position did manage to achieve lots of the things I’m hoping to! Getting your child to sleep through the night, reclaiming couple time, and hoping for a smooth introduction to starting school – all things that I very much hope for this year. If you’ve been goal setting, this is a wonderfully inspiring post to read.


The Newhouse Family

Has anyone else noticed some of the strange Facebook adverts cropping up recently? I knew I couldn’t be the only one, so WTF Facebook Adverts really made me smile! A blindfold for your cat? A pregnant Barbie doll? I don’t want to ruin them all for you – and anyway, these are things you have to see to believe! Head over now if you’re feeling a bit down – it’ll put a smile straight onto your face.


Kippers and Curtains

I love finding children’s fashion that is a little bit different to the usual things you find on the high street, and if I had a little girl, I’d be buying up these gorgeous folk style dresses from Palava in a shot. I loved Sarah’s introduction to this gorgeous brand – the fabrics and patterns look absolutely beautiful, and they’re the kind of thing I’d wear myself. And they do adult sizes too!


Special Educational Needs Blog

There’s no doubt that Christmas can be a difficult time for children. The huge excitement levels and the changes to routine can really throw them. I know we definitely struggled at times over the Christmas break! I loved this post on How to Manage Changes in Routine (and Other Causes of Stress) In Children. There are some really simple and achieveable actions in this list, and I know I’m going to be remembering them. Because let’s face it, Christmas isn’t the only time where the routine goes out of the window – holidays, starting a new school, moving house. Change is a constant when you’re little!


Did you catch any of these last time? If not, please head over and give them a read and a comment!

  • Maria Kelly
    January 11, 2018

    Morning Katy – great collection – thank you x

  • Helen Treharne
    January 11, 2018

    Great posts in here. I’ve jotted down some thoughts from the SEN on which particularly resonates with me at the moment as Small Boy has real issues with change and being in busy environments.

  • Sarah Stockley
    January 11, 2018

    Thanks so much for the feature – I’m off to read the others now. Sarah

  • Toby Goes Bananas
    January 11, 2018

    Thank you so much for featuring my post, and your lovely comments 🙂

  • Laura Dove
    January 11, 2018

    Another great round up! Will have a read now! #sharingthebloglove

  • Dot Makes 4
    January 16, 2018

    There’s some great posts here. Off for a read! 🙂 #SharingtheBlogLove

  • MudpieFridays
    January 17, 2018

    I am not loving social media at the moment especially FB I gad no idea how much I relied on my feed to show me group things!! So I’m heading over for a laugh. Feel like I need one this morning! Thanks for hosting #Sharingthebloglove xx

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