At 20months..

At 20months your child should.. I sit reading the parenting books much as I did when I had my first child, except now I am all to aware that these books are just a guide, and are not definitive. With my eldest son, i continually worried that perhaps he was not attaining milestones quickly enough, and i felt pressure to ensure that he did. Continue reading →

Little Tikes Competition to WIN 1 of 20 Trikes!

Getting outdoors we all know is great for all the family, but toddlers are often difficult to enjoy time with outdoors as they get bored in their buggy, but can’t walk well enough to do without it. The Little Tikes Trikes are perfect for taking on a fun family day out, they recline so enable your little one to have a sleep and have a great sunshine shade to protect them from getting too hot. Little Tikes teamed up with some parents who have tried the trikes out, and they have had some fabulous looking adventures, the trikes are designed to grow with the children, from 9 months up to 36months! Continue reading →

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4 Simple ways to make your home safer.

We all want to feel safe in our own homes. However, did you know that you could be exposed to a range of hidden hazards in your household every single day? Especially if you live with elderly people, suffer from mobility problems or have young kids to look after, it’s important to take the necessary precautions to reduce the risk of accidents and injuries at home. Luckily, there are plenty of easy and effective ways you can enhance the security of your living environment. Here are four simple ways to make your home safer.

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Toy clutter..

Toy clutter, how do you deal with it? Bits of Lego, toy cars and random plastic toys which seem to gather in corners of your home or car and catch you quite by surprise. What started off as “a couple of toy cars” is now resembling a toy car shop, and I think we could probably build something palatial from LEGO! Continue reading →

Home Improvements – Small Kitchen!

Our home is in the process of being transformed. We’ve decided that the entire living area, bathroom and kitchen all need renewing, but we’ve started by just focusing on the dining room and kitchen. When we moved in, we chose a dramatic colour scheme in the dining area, the colour scheme has not stood the test of time! We’ve decided to go back to a blank canvas, there’s something very calming about a cream white dining room – although admittedly with 3 young children it may not be the best idea I’ve had!

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When is a treat, not a treat?

You’ve had a hectic day, you’ve done everything you needed and you’ve earned a treat. How do you treat yourself? A biscuit? A slice of cake? A coffee? But, when does a treat stop being a treat and just start being a habit? A treat is exactly that, a little treat – a pick me up, but do we need to treat ourselves every day? And is a treat really such a treat if it leaves you feeling down about yourself?

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Updating your summer wardrobe on a budget!

With the first warmer days of Spring, I start to look at my wardrobe and think about adding a few summery pieces. This year, I am choosing clothes carefully, and focusing on buying good quality items which will last year on year. If I won’t get 30 wears from an item, I won’t be buying it! Buying great quality doesn’t have to be expensive if you wait for the sales, and shopping big brands like Boden sales now couldn’t be easier.. Continue reading →

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Po-Zu Piper Boots Ethical Footwear

This year I’ve pledged to #GoGreenIn2016 and so I am starting to rethink all aspects of my life, and trying to make “greener” choices. I have a real love affair with shoes, I love them to look as fabulous as they feel, but I’ve never considered the methods which are used to make any of my shoes before. Po-Zu make ethical fashionable footwear, with a range of Vegan shoes, and also leather shoes made using chrome free leather which has been carefully sourced. Until I came across Po-Zu, I had no idea how environmentally unfriendly shoes can be, and so this journey has been educational for me!

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