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ACE winter refresh challenge

October 29, 2019 admin 4

As summer becomes a distant memory and Autumn turns to Winter we were asked if we wanted to take part in the ACE winter refresh challenge to freshen up our winter wardrobes. BUT let’s be honest, there is no way  that at 37 weeks pregnant I am going to fit in to a single one of my favourite winter outfits, so I thought I would go one further and really put ACE to the test. […]

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How to start a blog – the things I wish I had known

October 11, 2019 admin 0

The online world is fast becoming saturated with blogs. From personal journeys to medical blogs and even businesses with a blog section on their website. Blogs are far more common than they used to be but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t start one. In fact, if you love to write and have something to say then you absolutely should join this growing platform and get yourself set up. Someday I find my blog a hard […]

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Your Waters Broke Where?!

October 7, 2019 admin 2

With only 7 weeks left till my due date, one of the things that keeps playing on my mind when I am making plans is what if my waters break? You would think having already had two children that this wouldn’t be my biggest concern, yet my waters never broke with the boys. With the first one the midwife broke them for me during labor and with the second I had an emergency C section, […]

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Use this discount code for booking.com

October 4, 2019 admin 0

If you are planning a night away then booking.com is one of the best places to search. Not only do they have hotels and B’s and B’s the world over, they also have something for everyone and cater for all budgets. And what makes it even better is that you can now use our discount code for booking.com to get 10% of your total cost back.   Just click here to get your discount code […]

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Am I having a Boy or a Girl?

September 27, 2019 admin 0

Nowadays when ladies get pregnant and find themselves wondering “Am I having a boy or a girl?” it is common practice to find out the gender of the baby before the birth instead of waiting, with those who opt for a surprise at delivery being in the minority.  It is also becoming increasingly common for these that don’t opt to find out the gender to instead find themselves on the receiving end of lots of […]

Things to Do Tonight to Make Your Morning Easier

Four Things to Do Tonight to Make Your Morning Easier

May 28, 2019 admin 0

When you have kids mornings can be dicey. There is always someone who’s hungry, someone who’s thirsty, someone who needs their clothes on, and someone has to help with the kids’ shoes. Getting out the door with children can be difficult. Here are four things to do tonight to make your morning easier. 1)  Lay Out Kids’ Clothes and Shoes the Night Before: This sounds simple, but this one step saves me more time every morning […]

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Christmas table gift ideas

December 17, 2018 admin 0

One of our family traditions that my mum started many years ago is that the host puts a table gift on each place mat at dinner, nothing too expensive, just a nice token gift that we all open together. Since we started hosting Christmas dinner a couple of years a go it is a tradition that I have continued doing. Why? I understand many people will wonder why on earth we do this, people already […]

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What is a book advent and how to make one

November 16, 2018 admin 0

Every year for the past 5 years I have created a book advent in December and it has now become one of our families favourite traditions. When I first started doing it the concept wasn’t very common and lots of friends and family were intrigued as to what I was doing and why but now the idea is definitely catching on more and more and I hope to be able to continue doing it for […]

Does anyone else think the whole pen licence thing is barbaric?

October 11, 2018 admin 3

Can we just take a moment to discuss the whole pen licence saga please? It really is a bone of contention for me at the moment and yet I find myself being tight lipped in front of both my child and his teacher. When in actual fact I want to scream and shout about the whole bloody thing and how in my opinion, it is a process that is causing children to be singled out […]

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Could boredom boost creativity in children?

October 3, 2018 admin 0

A 2018 study commissioned by Bic into the activities of modern day children uncovered some interesting findings that suggest children claim they are bored very easily and as much as up to 122 times a month, although I’m sure mine could do that in a week, if not a day sometimes! But in all seriousness it does make us wonder why are children are claiming to be bored so easily. Is it because they have […]