Our box full of memories from The Creation Station

Just this afternoon, as I was storing away the dense bag of drawings and artwork from Tigs first year at primary school, I stumbled across a box full of memories from what seems like a lifetime ago. more “Our box full of memories from The Creation Station”

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The Beach at Bluewater

A huge shopping centre may not traditionally be the top of your list when planning summer activities with the kids. However, having one of the largest shopping Malls in the UK here on our doorstep in Kent, you’d be totally missing out if you didn’t pay Bluewater a visit this summer. more “The Beach at Bluewater”

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Slowing down for summer…

As has become customary in the two years Mum Muddling Through has been running, when it comes to school holidays, things take a totally different schedule. Since January this year here at HQ I’ve been working my socks off to make sure there is a post live every day at 6 a.m., with the odd exception during the week breaks from school when there has been a total blog break.  more “Slowing down for summer…”

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#coolmumclub Linky week 74

Hey hey #CoolMumClub – fab to see you for what we have decided will be the last link up for the summer holidays whoop whoop! Quite frankly, we feel that we, and you should be winding down your summer evenings with a G&T on the patio furniture, as we will be doing too – together in spirit (or should that be spirits?).

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Measuring success; #IAmABlogger

A few weekends ago I was finally lucky enough to get my hands on a ticket to a ‘Lucky Things Meet Up’ event in London – a seminar and networking event organised by Sunita from ‘Lucky Things Blog‘.  The theme of the event was ‘Career confidence’, and whilst I planned my journey and my outfit it occurred to me that this perhaps was the worst themed event I could have gone to. After all, I’m on a career break, being ‘just’ a stay at home Mum, doing ‘not much really’ as I so often respond to the question ‘What are you doing now?’. more “Measuring success; #IAmABlogger”

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My dream #DRSSummerBathroom + WIN £250 at Designer Radiator showroom

Our family bathroom isn’t too shabby, having given it a spa inspired overhaul a couple of years ago, but there’s only so much you can do with limited space. It’s far from my dream bathroom! more “My dream #DRSSummerBathroom + WIN £250 at Designer Radiator showroom”

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The first year of primary school: Done

It is truly unbelievable that a whole year has passed since we waved goodbye to Tigs’ nursery and all the wonderful staff and friends she had made there. This time last year we were excitedly attending settling in sessions at her new school and making awkward smiles to the new faces nervously standing outside the classroom (and that was just the Mums). We were panicking about the most obscure of things; whether to buy uniform in age 3-4 or 4-5, how we’d navigate the school run logistics, whether we had made the right choices, and of course, how would she get on. more “The first year of primary school: Done”

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GUEST POST: 7 Beach Bag Essentials

With the summer holidays almost upon us, beach days and holidays are so close we can almost smell the sun cream! Today I’m featuring Breanne from Proper and Pink with a guest post injecting a little California sunshine into our Blighty summer. So without further ado, here’s Breanne and her beach essentials roundup. more “GUEST POST: 7 Beach Bag Essentials”

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#coolmumclub Linky week 73

Well hello again, good to have you back with us here at #coolmumclub. We were a little quiet last week, but to be fair it’s was so flippin hot, who can blame us for all taking a step back and putting those heat generating laptops away for a bit! I don’t know about you but I’m really feeling that crawl towards the end of term now and am looking forward to some sort of a break! If I was a better blogger I’d probably already have loads of posts scheduled for the break, but errrr…..

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Does friendship have a half life?

If you think back over the last five, ten even twenty years or more of your life, there are probably people who have fallen by the wayside. Friendships which at one time were so important to you, people you spoke to, laughed with and confided in day after day now feel like a distant memory, and that can be hard to swallow. more “Does friendship have a half life?”

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