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Secret garden challenge

Discovering the secret life of animals after dark

Getting outside and having fun is definitely a ‘thing’ for my family. We enjoy heading to our local park, nature reserve, or other outdoor space to run, explore and burn off any

Style your jeans, denim

How to style your jeans this summer

Now that it’s March and officially the start of Spring, I’ve already started looking forward to warmer weather. I saw daffodils for the first time this week while walking my children

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Coping with bedwetting: my story

Back in June I was invited to share my experiences of coping with night-time toilet training and the bedwetting stage of childhood. But that wasn’t all. I would be interviewed.

Back to school checklist

Our back to school checklist

In 5 weeks – 35 days to be exact, not that I’m counting – I will officially become a school mum. Despite Olivia having had the pleasure of primary school for

Ten skincare tips you can do from home

We’re forever told to ‘love the skin you’re in’. It’s certainly an important phrase – self-confidence is such a positive and powerful thing – but that’s not the only reason

Garden summer ready

Five steps to getting my garden summer ready

The weather this spring has been a bit hit-and-miss, but if last week was anything to go by, I’m optimistic that summer may not be too far away. We like

Boosting confidence at bedtime
Wellbeing

Sewing the seeds of confidence with DryNites

Getting crafty and boosting confidence at bedtime. There are so many milestones when it comes to raising children; from weaning and crawling to walking, talking and starting school. One of

Ocean Florida, LEGOLAND Florida

How Ocean Florida saved the day and made it awesome

A little over one month ago, my husband and I awoke one morning, our bodies caressed by warm fingers of bright, yellow light creeping into our room through the gaps in

New Year's Eve party
Life

Choosing your dress for a New Years Eve party

Ring in the New Year in style. With New Year’s Eve just under a week away, many people are preparing for parties or get-togethers to see in 2015. For many, it’s

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Tips to stop bedwetting spoiling the fun at Christmas

There are only a few more days to go until Father Christmas hopefully pays his annual visit and we cannot wait. The decorations started going up at the end of

Christmas jumpers, robin
Life

Spread some seasonal cheer with fun Christmas jumpers

Unwrap the holidays with fun Christmas jumpers  When the mood strikes for the holiday season it’s hard not to totally get into the spirit. The weather alone can have you feeling the

Keeping children active in winter
Life

Keeping children active in winter

This is a sponsored post. I like to think we’re an active family. We’re not the most active, not by a long chalk, and it can sometimes be hard to get

children on grass
Life

Childhood should be a dirty job: ideas for messy play

Why I like seeing my children get messy. If there’s one thing my children aren’t, it’s a ‘stainophobe’. They think nothing of making a mess or getting dirty when they’re

back to school
Life

Back to school: the morning routine

A back to school gripe. It’s been 2-and-a-half weeks since Olivia went back to school. I wasn’t sure how she would cope with the leap from Reception to Year One.

Scottish Friendly, New ISAs
Life

Get the most from your money: know your New ISAs

This is a sponsored post. My husband and I have been looking around at saving accounts recently – at the New ISAs more specifically. We like to save for a rainy