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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BALANCING YOUR PRIVATE AND PROFESSIONAL LIVES

As you may know, it has been more than two years since I started this blog. I decided against going back to a nine-to-five job to live from my passion: blogging. Not only did working…

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ANNABEL KARMEL | REAL FOOD KIDS WILL LOVE | GIVEAWAY

Child nutrition author Annabel Karmel released her new book – Real Food Kids Will Love earlier on this week and we were lucky enough to get our hands on a couple of copies. I’m giving…

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MOUNTAIN BIKING FOR FAMILIES | A BEGINNERS GUIDE

I remember when I was a kid I was always out on my bike with my friends, I absolutely loved cycling even into my adult years. Since the children came along and life got busy,…

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TOP TIPS FOR DEALING WITH CHICKENPOX

The dreaded chickenpox. It’s a very common childhood illness that we all have to deal with at some point. It’s not nice seeing your child unwell and uncomfortable from all the itchy spots and for…

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AN EARLY FATHER’S DAY WITH SNAPFISH

Father’s Day is a day that James always seems to miss out on, as he often works weekends. It’s such a shame as he is a great Daddy and absolutely deserves a special day where…

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POPPY THE BASSET HOUND AT 9 MONTHS

Our basset hound puppy, Poppy is now nine months old! I had planned to write this post at six months and then again at 12 months but I have been so busy recently that I’m…

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A SPRING WALK WITH REGATTA OUTDOORS

Regatta Outdoors recently got in touch to see if they could send us over some bits from their spring summer range. I know we all hope that summer will bring glorious weather but it’s not…

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WHY I DECIDED TO PULL MY SON OUT OF SWIMMING LESSONS

Earlier this week we made the decision to pull our son out of his swimming lessons. He has always loved water and has been going to lessons at our local leisure centre for over a…

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HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON ENERGY BILLS

One thing is certain, the cost of living is going up. More and more of us are tightening our belts and cutting back on those occasional treats and little luxuries in order to maintain good…

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