Getting outdoors with children; Deer Park, New Forest

Getting out and about with your children is great for all the family. It helps get rid of excess energy from children and I used to find slowly pushing the pram around would calm my screaming babies long enough for me to grab 5 minutes of sanity restoring time! It doesn’t have to cost money to go out and about, and we’re really lucky in the UK to have some fabulous free parks! Mamas and Papas know the importance of getting out and about easily with your child, and have produced a wonderful infographic on the best parks to visit in London! But it’s not just in London, there are places all over the UK you can visit for free, and enjoy the great outdoors! Continue reading →

Growing Business?

Moving is a stressful process, I’ve just moved house, and it was time consuming and costly! But what happens, if you are running a business, and you’ve outgrown your premises? There are so many considerations to make, so many expenses which go into a house move, and even the nightmare of updating all the business cards and brochures! So, what if you could make your business space work better for you?

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KiddyYum Review

I like to make sure the children eat well, if they eat well they tend to be happier and actually sleep better at night too. We’ve just moved house, and during the move routines and mealtimes were thrown into chaos. Finding a healthy meal which I could prepare quickly and easily became a priority, and it just so happened that KiddyYum approached us for a review at about this time – good timing! Continue reading →

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Our Top toddler essentials!

I think the toddler stage is great fun, but also quite tiring for both parents and the toddlers themselves! It’s all about new experiences, and Yo is a bit like a sponge at the moment, soaking up every bit of information that she can. New words are emerging daily, and she knows what she likes already! Continue reading →

A simple way to maximise your money..

Whatever your budget, everyone needs to make their money work for them. Every month we carry out a financial audit, or in simple terms we sit down and see where our money goes each month! It’s quite interesting how much this benefits us, as it allows us to really make the most of the money we have. While it’s easy to say cancel that gym membership you never use, or the chocolate club you joined on a whim, can you do anything about bills for things you really need, like household energy?

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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 →