• Win: Kitty or Dino Teksta toys (worth £60 each)

    November 18, 2014

    Have you heard of Teksta? It’s a range of life-like robotic animals that respond to your voice, physical gestures, lights and sounds. There are over 100 physical and interactive play features and they are predicted to be one of the best-selling toys for Christmas 2014. If you want to get your hands on one of…

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  • Win: £50 of mum and baby skincare products from Bepanthen

    October 26, 2014

    Are you pregnant, have a small baby, or know someone who does? I’m giving away a selection of mum and baby skincare products – and a cuddly toy – from Bepanthen, worth £50. The prize includes the brilliant Bepanthen stretchmark cream I reviewed in my pregnancy skincare round-up, worth £25. The cream contains: Tropical plant extract,…

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  • On motherhood

    March 21, 2014

    I was thinking about motherhood the other night, as Eliza slept between Alex and I in our bed. She’d woken up at 2am crying, so we’d bought her in between us for the rest of the night.  She fell back asleep pretty quickly, and of course spent the night in a series of wide starfish…

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  • Win: your Christmas photos made into a photo book

    December 30, 2013

    How was everyone’s Christmas? Ours didn’t have the most promising of starts, involving a broken boiler, the storm cancelling almost all of the Christmas Eve trains to Bournemouth, and it looking for a while like we might be celebrating at Waterloo Station. But as soon as we got there it was really, really lovely. If,…

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  • Win: warm feet for the whole of of the winter

    October 24, 2013

    One of my least favourite things about Autumn and Winter is constantly being cold (that, and the risk of getting my hair wet). I’m always cold – even when I was pregnant, I didn’t get the much-talked-about toasty glow at all.

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