Seeking the perfect school run coat with Go Outdoors

My school run is somewhat of a track and field event, consisting of a car journey, halfway park up, buggy / no buggy battle, and scoot along an off road path to the school for ten minutes or so (depending on the conclusion of the aforementioned battle). more “Seeking the perfect school run coat with Go Outdoors”

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The changes and constants of our bedtime routine; A Bepanthen #Giveaway £50 John Lewis Voucher

We are on the brink of a new dawn in our household, not one of the breaking dawn type; no we have had our fair share of those. We are almost a nappy free zone, day and night. more “The changes and constants of our bedtime routine; A Bepanthen #Giveaway £50 John Lewis Voucher”

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Making family memories tangible with FreePrints + #GIVEAWAY

There are many, many moments of motherhood that I would describe as overwhelming… the rush of love, the constant feeling of stuff to do, what to have for dinner…and oh so many more. And then, there is the task that can quickly get out of hand as a parent…printing photos of your baby / toddler / kids. One of those jobs you put off until tomorrow and before you know it you have twenty seven thousand nine hundred and sixty four to choose from. more “Making family memories tangible with FreePrints + #GIVEAWAY”

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Celebrating 25 years of Owl Babies (and finding new hats) with @walkerbooksUK #GIVEAWAY

In the six years of motherhood we have navigated, I’m pretty proud of the impressive library of children’s books we have collected. Each one holds a special place in our heart as either one (or both) of our daughters have obsessed over the modern day classics, page after page, night after night. more “Celebrating 25 years of Owl Babies (and finding new hats) with @walkerbooksUK #GIVEAWAY”

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Helping your child’s cursive handwriting with Uniball #InternationalLiteracyDay

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Today, on September the 8th, it’s international literacy day. Another crazy new ‘day’ you might think, but this has been a ‘thing’ since 1965, to highlight the importance of literacy across communities, societies and for individuals. Across the globe illiteracy continues to remain an issue across poverty stricken communities, and particularly an issue to education deprived women. But even right here in the UK the National Literacy Trust suggests that as many as 25% of adults are illiterate and struggling with day to day tasks. The quality of handwriting can have a direct impact in success of secondary and further education (Institute of Education), so getting it nailed early on is actually far more important than you may imagine. more “Helping your child’s cursive handwriting with Uniball #InternationalLiteracyDay”

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Introducing my #BML17 sponsor @LitecupUK

It’s that time of year again when the buzz starts building for the biggest parenting blogger conference in the UK… BritMumsLive. Well, actually, this time last year, BML was a distant memory as it was held in June, but you get my drift. more “Introducing my #BML17 sponsor @LitecupUK”

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Being a family car cliche; why we love our Nissan Qashquai

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The day we drove our first born daughter home from the hospital was the start of many things… sleepless nights, unconditional love, the transformation of us into parents, but also the day something else in our minds would shift. more “Being a family car cliche; why we love our Nissan Qashquai”

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September looming; getting organised for the return to reality

I hate to be all doom and gloom, raining on everyone’s summer parade, but there are just two more weeks left of August. That means in just over a fortnight we’ll all be bracing ourselves for a bedtime battle and a morning mission…back to reality with a thump! more “September looming; getting organised for the return to reality”

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Num Noms series 4 Toy REVIEW and #Giveaway

It would seem this summer we have been chief toy testers here at MMT HQ. This week we were invited to review the brand new series 4 Num Noms. I have to admit, I initially had absolutely no idea what a Num nom was, and the girls certainly didn’t. However after a quick google and investigation into exactly what these little toys are, I just knew the girls would love them. more “Num Noms series 4 Toy REVIEW and #Giveaway”

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Organix Punk’d Snack for Kids Review & #Giveaway

“I WANT A SNACK”. These are the words played on repeat in the soundtrack of my day. I, like many of us, seem to have raised a generation of snackers.  more “Organix Punk’d Snack for Kids Review & #Giveaway”

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