• Starting school: ten things that are currently terrifying me

    September 2, 2019

    So my child is starting school – THIS MONTH, IT’S THIS MONTH, HOW HAS THIS HAPPENED SO QUICKLY, WASN’T SHE JUST BORN – and here are ten things that are completely terrifying me. Just to note it’s things that are terrifying me about my child starting primary school, not my child. I’m swinging wildly between…

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  • 10 activities to include in a healthy daily routine for kids

    September 1, 2019

    What to include in a healthy daily routine for kids Are you wondering what to include in a healthy daily routine for children? Here are ten suggestions for parenting to incorporate into your children’s morning schedule or after-school routine. How Important Is Routine For Children? It you’re a parent, you might be wondering about what…

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  • I'm breastfeeding a four year old and here is why

    I’m Breastfeeding My Four Year Old, And Here’s Why

    August 1, 2019

    Yes, I’m breastfeeding my four-year-old, and here’s why… So, you’re breast-feeding a four-year-old? Breastfeeding my four-year-old sounds like: ‘That’s a bit…weird, isn’t it? ”Hasn’t it gone on long enough now?’ ‘You’ll be stopping before school won’t you?’ ‘Make the most of it because you’ll have to stop soon!’ ‘I didn’t realise you were STILL doing…

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    How to draw Horrible Histories The Movie – Rotten Romans

    July 28, 2019

    Hands up who loves Horrible Histories? Did you know there’s a new film, Horrible Histories The Movie – Rotten Romans – which has just been released? We were lucky enough to be invited along to a drawing masterclass with none other than Martin Brown, the Horrible Histories illustrator, to pick up some drawing tips and…

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  • period after pregnancy

    Your period after pregnancy: 5 things no-one tells you

    July 11, 2019

    Oh, the joy and pain of your period after pregnancy… Just kidding! There’s not much joy when it comes to getting your period after pregnancy, is there? But it’s a whole world of pain, PMT and all the mood swings. Sound the Code Red, how your post-baby period can change is a surprise in itself.…

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  • Starting school - tips for buying school uniform

    Starting school: 27 tips for buying school uniform (and 3 mistakes to avoid)

    July 4, 2019

    If your child is starting school in September – mine is, hold me – here are 27 tips for buying school uniform… And to start off with, here are three mistakes to avoid when it comes to buying school uniform. As made by, well, yours truly. One. Firstly, don’t get the wrong uniform information: It…

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  • 12 things that would make soft play a million times better for parents

    June 27, 2019

    Soft play is one of those marmite things about modern parenting, isn’t it? It is something that, lets face it, kids love and most adults HATE. (Or, more specifically, it’s something that kids hate when they have to leave and adults love when it makes their children sleep soundly that evening). Soft play is the…

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