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Mental health & Wellbeing

Ways to help with mental health during Lockdown

I wanted to put together this post with ways to improve mental health during lockdown as I know it is going to be hard for a lot of people. This is a very difficult time that we are all facing and as well as looking after our physical health we need to also think about […]

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Parenting Advice

It is OK to have a lazy day every now and then

It is Ok to Have a Lazy Day I always feel that on weekends and especially on Bank holiday weekends our family should be doing something special like visiting a new place, going on a beautiful walk, making something or doing an activity. I often feel that if we haven’t done something that day then […]

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Poetry

A Poem for An Amazing Mum

This is a short poem that I put together for an amazing mum. I love to write poetry and mums are so amazing they do so much for us. That is why I thought I would put together a poem of gratitude for them. It is a lovely little poem to show how amazing mums […]

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Parenting Advice

All parents make mistakes!!

It is the dreaded swimming lessons this evening!! This got me thinking about the times recently at swimming when I have had epic parent fails and I wanted to share these with you all to highlight the fact they we all make mistakes when it comes to parenting.  My parent fails at swimming lessons! When […]

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Parenting Advice

I Miss The Hugs

Last night we were all watching a film together and I was laying on the sofa when my youngest came and snuggled up with me and I ended up falling asleep. That is until she found my phone and started taking selfies of us (little monkey). Snuggling up to her on the sofa made me […]

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Guest Posts Parenting Advice

Lisa Norman shares her story on the premature birth of her son Neil!

Lisa Norman shares with us her heart wrenching story about the difficulties and trauma they went through when their son Neil was born prematurely. Lisa is an amazing woman as you will read from her story, she has also set up her own business Presents for Preemies to help others with premature babies. Guest Blog […]

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Parenting Advice

The Horrors of Slime – The Stuff of Nightmares

Slime is Driving me Mad Aggrrggghhh is what springs to mind when I hear or see slime, this stuff is driving me mad. From slime to putty to the self-made bluetac, soap, flour and anything else they can find concoctions it is everywhere and a growing craze. Whoever started off this craze and thought it […]

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Kid's Crafts and Activities

Salt Dough Beach Shell Keepsakes

I love these salt dough beach shell keepsakes, they are easy and cheap to make and a perfect way to use up all the shells and assortments that come home in children’s pockets after a beach trip. Why Beach Shell Keepsakes Last summer we spent a lot of time at the beach with the kids. […]