ON TURNING 31…

Last week I turned 31 and it suddenly occurred to me that I am getting older. You’d think that I would have thought about this when I turned 30 last year, but I really didn’t.…

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HOW TO PASS HEALTHY HABITS ON TO YOUR CHILDREN

Do you have any bad habits? Let’s be honest: we all do. In most cases, we learn to live with the consequences of our choices and get on with our lives. But that doesn’t mean…

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A WARM WELCOME HOME WITH HIVE #MYHIVEHOME

As much as we love to travel as a family, there’s nothing quite like coming home is there? We love making our home a bright and happy place to come back to and are always…

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CHILDREN’S FIRST AID ADVICE FROM ST JOHN AMBULANCE

It’s no surprise that statistics show that a high proportion of children’s accidents happen during the school holidays and at weekends. With this in mind, St John Ambulance have just launched their new children’s first aid…

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BACK TO SCHOOL WITH TESCO | AD

*This is a paid advertorial with Tesco* As much as I hate to admit it, I am one of those people who leaves everything to the last minute, school uniform shopping included. I always end…

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5 WAYS MUMS CAN EFFECTIVELY MANAGE THEIR MENTAL HEALTH

Motherhood is an amazing blessing. But it’s a blessing that will challenge your sanity time and time again. When you’re having a bad day and your toddler is throwing a tantrum in the middle of…

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POPPY THE BASSET HOUND AT ONE YEAR

Earlier this month our basset hound, Poppy turned one! I actually can’t believe she’s one already, it only seems like two minutes ago that we still had Louis. I wrote a post all about Poppy…

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OUR SUMMER PLANS

Schools out for summer, and all that! Usually I wouldn’t be overly excited for school holidays because my husband is often working so it’s just me and the kids struggling to find things to do.…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF FREE PLAY WITH PETITS FILOUS

As modern parents, our children are very rarely bored. We tend to have their days planned out for them and if we need to get something done then we’ll just hand them the iPad for…

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SCHOOLS OUT FOR SUMMER | GOODBYE RECEPTION AND YEAR 2

Today was the last day of school until September. I didn’t think I would get emotional about it, but this morning it really hit me just how quickly the kids are growing up. I took…

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A PERFECT SUMMER BBQ WITH WILKO

Last weekend we had our first ever family BBQ and I’m pleased to say it was a complete success! We had the perfect weather for it (hello heatwave!), the football and a brand spanking new…

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