March Mayhem: Don’t Be A Mad Hatter
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March Mayhem: Don’t Be A Mad …

Every year I feel like I’m looking around with an ‘and what?’ face on, while the rest of the world runs frantic like Blue Monday dodging Mad Hatters! For me I can deal with the dull lull of Post Christmas…

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Kids Crafts: Decoupage
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Kids Crafts: Decoupage

For todays Kid’s crafts project we’re doing decoupage. Crafting for me has always been a therapeutic way to be thrifty and creative. Now I have the kids I find it’s also a great way to engage with them. Feeling a…

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Mother’s Day: Gift Inspo
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Mother’s Day: Gift Inspo

I don’t know about you, but I’m guessing it’s probably a right of passage. That ever since I became a mum, my appreciation for my own mother has increased tenfold. For me Mother’s Day is a great way to mark…

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Bepanthen Protects With BritMums: Gifted
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Bepanthen Protects With BritMums: Gifted

Bepanthen and BritMums emailed us recently asking if we’d participate in their Bepanthen Protects Challenge. All we had to do was use their product for 2 to 3 weeks as part of our daily routine. I’m not going to lie…

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In The Night Garden Live: Review (Gifted)
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In The Night Garden Live: Review (Gifted)

Never has a toddler jump so high or put their shoes on as fast as when Theon was told we were going to review In The Night Garden Live. We were gifted tickets for the whole family to see the…

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International Women’s Day: Walk For Women
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International Women’s Day: Walk For Women

This year to mark and celebrate International Women’s day we did the Manchester Walk for Women. So babe in arms, toddler in tow and Yiannis proudly trotting a long like a rhythmic yet somewhat over loaded pack horse, we marched.…

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World Book Day: Outfit Inspo
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World Book Day: Outfit Inspo

It’s world book day on March 7th. A day that can put fear into any parent, who’s only just found out the night before! But sharing is caring and outfits need not cost an arm and a leg or involve…

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Family Faves: Our Top 5 Apps
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Family Faves: Our Top 5 Apps

  Utilising your phone and downloading top apps as tools to help with the juggle struggle of modern life, need not be a matter of stretching the limits of screen time. Our top 5 apps, help bring us together as…

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Mum Life: Opting ‘Out’
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Mum Life: Opting ‘Out’

Baby blues hit me way harder than I thought possible, this time around. I mean once you become a multiple Mamma you’ve basically gone pro, right? I really feel I’m through the worst of it now though. The haze is…

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Safety First: Sponsored by Fairy
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Safety First: Sponsored by Fairy

With Penelope having now mastered her crawl, I recently revisited the topic of child proofing. As children grow and develop they become ever curious. Putting their safety first can be an absolute nightmare but, is an unavoidable necessity! It’s one…

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Greater Manchester : Family Days Out
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Greater Manchester : Family Days Out

To quote The Beautiful South “What makes Britain great Makes Manchester yet greater!” As a Mumma with Southern Roots I have to confess Northern is my soul. I love London don’t get me wrong, but there’s nothing quite like family…

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Blogger Mamma: Amber Carly
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Blogger Mamma: Amber Carly

If there’s one thing I love the most about being a Blogger Mamma it’s all the other Blogger Mammas you get introduced to. Like Amber Carly for instance. Another over ‘sharenter‘ and fellow wins and woes writer. Amber is from…

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Weaning: Meal Inspo
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Weaning: Meal Inspo

With both Theon and Penelope I’ve tried to follow what is often referred to as ‘baby led’. In some ways it’s great as you simply allow baby to lead the way by following their signs to feed. However, once they…

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Messy Middle: The Juggle Struggle
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Messy Middle: The Juggle Struggle

Every parent knows about the juggle struggle! But, wow has it been a hard couple of months! I think we’re through the messy middle for now. I’m almost ready to look back and attempt to laugh, maybe smile? Ok more…

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Parent Friendly: Kid’s Playroom Ideas
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Parent Friendly: Kid’s Playroom Ideas

In our house empty floor space is like prime real estate. It’s really easy for adult living space and kids play space to just blur in the constant battle for territory! But there are lots of simple tricks to use…

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Kids craft: Paper Penguin
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Kids craft: Paper Penguin

To craft this paper penguin you will need just: Black, white and orange paper or card, glue and a pencil. boggley eyes are optional, depending on how old your young co-crafter is. Crafting and creative play is extremely important for…

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Pregxit: Bring Down Your Borders
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Pregxit: Bring Down Your Borders

When you’re pregnant it’s so easy to give into your hormones. To build sky high walls around yourself and family in order to protect them. An ‘F’ the rest attitude can assimilate as nesting mode kicks in. Your Pregxit borders…

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Becoming ‘Mum’: 7 Stages of Grief
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Becoming ‘Mum’: 7 Stages of Grief

I think we’ve reached ‘The Upward Turn’ in our journey through the 7 stages of grief. I mean I didn’t cry the other day when Theon asked me what my name was. Not even when I realised I had officially…

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Anxiety: The Brave Worrier
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Anxiety: The Brave Worrier

I was going to talk anxiety stats. Promote awareness weeks and how we all need to come together. But the fact of the matter is people suffer from anxiety, not numbers. They suffer for more than a weeks worth of…

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Postnatal Care: Mums Unite
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Postnatal Care: Mums Unite

Just being a human generally is quite a difficult task, let alone being a human in charge of sustaining other smaller humans.  Don’t get me wrong, I know more than many how much of a privilege being able to become…

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