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Three ways I’m taking time out for myself this season

As a parent I find it pretty difficult to take time out for myself. There’s always something that needs doing – whether it’s household chores, life admin, attending appointments, or just simply responding to the constant demands of young…

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A Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor theme park

We absolutely loved Drayton’s Magical Christmas last year, so were looking forward to attending again this year on the opening weekend. Now in its tenth year, the Magical Christmas event is the perfect family day out and is a…

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Making school lunch more fun

Trying to think of new ideas and ingredients to make a packed lunch more fun is a constant challenge of mine. Not least because Taylor’s lunch is usually thrown together in a hurry on the morning before we rush…

Beaba Babycook review

Hassle-free weaning with BEABA Babycook

We were recently sent the Beaba Babycook to review. At three months, Harry’s not yet eating ‘solids’ but of course I was delighted to give it a test run! Weaning is one of my favourite milestones of the baby…

baby book club review

Inspiring a love of reading with Baby Book Club

We were recently contacted by the Baby Book Club – a subscription service which delivers three specially selected picture books each month to your door. The books are suitable for babies and toddlers, and follow a particular theme each…

prezzybox baby gift

The perfect new baby gift with Prezzybox

It can be tricky knowing what to buy as a gift for a new baby. You want your present to be practical, yet you also want to give a gift that will be remembered and perhaps kept as a…

Thomas Land, Drayton Manor

Family fun at Thomas Land, Drayton Manor

When it comes to fun days out for the family, our go-to destination is always Drayton Manor theme park. It’s not too far from us in Tamworth, and the Thomas Land attraction is such a magical place for younger…

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Exploring the great outdoors with Chipmunks Footwear

Taylor has always loved the outdoors. I think we owe it to our dog Max and his daily walks – which Taylor has been part of since she left the womb. If she doesn’t leave the house by 11am,…

La roche posay baby skincare review

New La Roche-Posay skincare range for babies (review)

Since Taylor was born she’s suffered from bouts of eczema and dry skin conditions. So we have to be extra careful about the types of products we use on her skin. We were recently contacted about a new baby…

Win a personalised, sterling silver charm bracelet

When Taylor was first born, the hubby bought me a personalised pendant. It was made up of three rings, each engraved with our names. It’s still one of my most treasured gifts and something that I know I’ll wear…