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Make the Most of Summer in Your Family Garden


Sourced from Pexels Summer is always a fantastic time to spend with your family. The weather might not be perfect all the time, but you can get outside more to enjoy the sunshine and warmer temperatures when it is. Being able to enjoy the outdoors is more important than ever if you have one or more children to entertain. They…

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Why Podcasts are my New Found Love


Whilst driving and in the gym I’m always plugged in, usually to the radio or the never ending playlists on my phone.  I’m not into any specific genre, so I often vary the station I listen to or the playlist I shuffle through.  However, of late I’ve noticed myself skipping tracks and stations.  I’m bored of the endless rattling on the…

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Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Disney Store!


Ever since I was small Disney has always been a big part of my life.  I loved nothing better than snuggling on the sofa to watch my favourite movies!  Now that I have children of my own I think it’s essential that I educate them on all things Disney, I have an extensive library that they’re already so familiar with!…

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Toddler Groups: Heaven or Hell? 


As a SAHM I sometimes feel that my children miss out.  If I went to work and them to nursery they would socialise more with children their own age.  They would play with different toys, eat different foods and learn how to interact with different kinds of people. When Baby J was small I braved my first mother and baby…

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A Play Dough Recipe for the not so Crafty Parent!


Crafts are not my thing.  Sometimes I feel like they should be, so i try really hard to make it happen.  This usually ends up in a stressed out mummy who has to call in super dad to save the day.  There isn’t much my husband can’t turn his hand to.  I find it an attraction whilst at the same…

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Dear Diary: This Week I Turn 26


This week I turn 26.  My birthday is my absolute favourite time of the year.  I still get excited about it and love waking up knowing I’m going to spend the day exactly as I please! Prior to having children I would have a ‘birthday week’.  This was literally an excuse to enjoy a whole weeks worth of celebrations.  We…

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Nim’s Fruit & Vegetable Crisps Review


Since becoming a parent I have found that eating healthily has become much more important.  Having little people to run around after means I need to be on the top of my game.  Giving my children healthy foods to eat is an absolute must too.  The trouble is that we all like a treat every now and again, to satisfy our snack…

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Autumn Holiday Essentials You Need to Pack


In less than a weeks time we are heading off on our Autumn holiday.  This will be our first break as a family of four and we are excited to say the least! We have booked a cosy lodge, with an onsite swimming pool and play areas for the kids.  It’s in the middle of a country park so we are surrounded…

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A Controlled Crying Diary


I have a six month old baby who throughout day eats like a horse. I have a six month old baby who despite said eating habits, consistently wakes at 12am, 3am and 6am insisting that she be fed. I have a Husband who works crazy shift patterns and is absolutely cream crackered. Then there is me. I have two under…

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National Trust – We Love You!


Even before we had children, Hubs and I have always been National Trust members.  We used to while away many hours strolling around beautiful gardens, exploring stately homes and sampling the menus in some of the finest little eateries in the country.     Fast forward a couple of years, two children later and we are still in love with…

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