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The perfect maternity leggings by Love Leggings

July 15, 2019 admin 0

I am currently 5 and a half months pregnant with my third baby and from about 3 months pregnant my clothes have felt uncomfortable and tight, especially my jeans and trousers. This wasn’t the case with the first two and it took me by surprise as I hadn’t considered moving into maternity clothing so early but I guess every pregnancy is different.   The very first piece of maternity clothing I wore this time round […]

Why Coral Island Blackpool is more than just an arcade

June 25, 2019 admin 0

Last week my family and I were invited to Coral Island Blackpool for the day. Having grown up in Blackpool before leaving at the age of 18 my husband and I are always keen to share our memories of our childhood and home town with the boys and so we relished the idea of a day playing in the arcades on the sea front with them. In my minds eye Coral Island was the biggest […]

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5 Effortless Ways You Can Stay In Touch With Your Mother

June 25, 2019 admin 0

No matter how old you get, or how many children you have, you will always be someone else’s child. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from being a mother, it’s that the bond between you and your children is so important. It helps your kids when they have a strong connection with you, and – to be honest – it helps you as well.    So, it’s sad when you get older, become a mother […]

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Getting it done with a comprehensive wedding checklist

June 25, 2019 admin 0

Looking for a wedding arranging checklist?   Are you quick on your feet and make efficient movements all the time?   If you’ve answered both questions with a yes, then you came to the right place. Wedding arranging checklists are all truly valuable, yet they can likewise have huge amounts of additional items that may worry you more than any assistance you get. Regardless of whether you’re arranging a wedding in a quarter of a […]

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Common Causes of Poor Sleep Patterns

June 14, 2019 admin 0

There are two things parents can count on when raising a family: Endless opportunities to build life-affirming moments and bad sleep patterns. With a newborn, the idea of a peaceful night of uninterrupted sleep becomes a fleeting memory. When the child grows up, they will settle into their own sleep patterns and it will be time for mom and dad to readjust to their nocturnal routines. The path to a good night’s sleep is to […]

How to make learning fun for your children?

June 13, 2019 admin 0

A common struggle for parents these days is how to keep their children interested enough to consistently engage in a particular thing, more importantly, in learning. With many parents wanting to know how to make learning fun for your children we thought it was important to share with you our solution. Games have recently become a bigger part of culture. The potential they have to transform children’s experiences in learning grows. By the time these […]

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Unusual baby shower gift ideas that mums to be will love

June 11, 2019 admin 0

Now that I am in my thirties I find that I am being invited to less weddings and more baby showers, anyone else? I love a baby shower as much as the next person I often find I struggle to think of gift ideas that will be loved by the mum to be but wont be repeated several times or is likely to be something they have already bought in preparation for the upcoming arrival […]

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Are single parents being penalised financially when it comes to days out?

June 10, 2019 admin 0

Being raised in a single parent family I saw first hand the implications that it could have on finances, time and attention and although I do not believe it had any negative impact on my life as a child, the same can  not always be said for other children or for the single parents themselves who have to tackle every aspect of parenting alone. In today’s world we are far more aware and supportive of […]

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Our first trip to Cheshire Fest

June 4, 2019 admin 12

Last weekend we took the boys to their first ever festival. We chose one that was close to home and a day event as opposed to camping so we had the option of leaving without to much hassle should we need to, it was called Cheshire Fest and was hosted at Manchester Rugby Club in Cheadle Hulme, about 40 minutes from where we live. Choosing to go to a festival with our children was one […]

Budgeting for Gifts

Things To Think About When Budgeting for Gifts

May 30, 2019 admin 0

Birthdays and holidays can be quite a lot of fun, but they can also be stressful. You know you’ll have to spend your hard-earned money on gifts. One of the best things you can do when it comes to taking some of the stress out of them is to be prepared when it comes to budgeting for gifts. Creating a spending plan for gifts throughout the year can make life easier and ensure that you […]