Christmas overwhelm: The most wonderful (and chaotic) time of the year

Although it’s only late November, there is a definite buzz of Christmas in the air. Trees are going up, twinkling in the dark on your way home from school (how did that happen?), Christmas Advertising has hit boiling point and the to-do lists in my head are starting to brim over. more “Christmas overwhelm: The most wonderful (and chaotic) time of the year”

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Learning the things that all Mums need to know

Becoming a new Mum is a magical time in our lives. Feeling a living being, which you created, growing inside you fills you with so many emotions it is hard to keep a handle on them. One of those feelings is most certainly worry. If you are an expecting mother who isn’t worrying over every little detail, you should truly be in the running for Mum of the year. more “Learning the things that all Mums need to know”

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How to teach kids about recycling

We create a lot of waste, that much is obvious. What many people don’t know is that the majority of that waste is being improperly stored away. In fact, the waste problem is so big, that the landfills seem to be no longer sustainable. more “How to teach kids about recycling”

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#CoolMumClub linky week 84

Ooh, is that a christmas scented candle I can smell, or is it just beginning to look alot like Christmas here in the blogosphere?! Even more so now all the festive gift guides are ringing in, and the Chrimbo job has officially been unwrapped here at #coolmumclub HQ! So bear with on the old retweets, reading etcetera whilst I find my way out of a giant pile of tinsel…
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GUEST POST: The new dads survival guide

For new mums muddling through, there is plenty of online help and support. Since the early noughties, mums have taken to the blogosphere to share their tales of terror and triumph. But what about dads muddling through? There are a few decent dad blogs, but overall, the trials and tribulations facing first-time fathers is something of a secret. more “GUEST POST: The new dads survival guide”

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#GIVEAWAY Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure this Christmas

Given that we have just returned from four days in Disneyland Paris, you’d think we’d be a bit Disneyed out. But, the fact is, when you have two young girls (and never actually grew up yourself), I’m not sure there is such a thing as too much Disneymore “#GIVEAWAY Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure this Christmas”

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Lumps, bumps, smears and fears

You don’t have to look too far these days to hear the C word being bounced around. And no I’m not talking the four letter word, which is actually a word you’d probably prefer to hear than the other big C. Cancer. more “Lumps, bumps, smears and fears”

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#HideTheBags Supporting small businesses this Christmas

It’s all too convenient these days to pick up your Christmas shopping from the giants – the mega toy stores, the supermarkets during your grocery shop and the online retailers offering sales and bulk delivery services.  more “#HideTheBags Supporting small businesses this Christmas”

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GUEST POST: Tricks to help you teach your child healthy eating habits

Even if we started them early, it can be tricky to get our kids to eat healthy. Kid food isn’t generally designed to be healthy — it’s designed to be tasty. Tasty treats are great, but when they sacrifice nutrition for flavor, they end up being empty calories. How can you help teach your kids healthy eating habits, when kid-friendly foods are working against you? more “GUEST POST: Tricks to help you teach your child healthy eating habits”

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Mum On Time, naturally – with Jord Wood Watches + BlackFriday Discount Giveaway

As a Mum who is never, and I mean NEVER, late, a watch has become something I feel lost without; an essential piece of my Mum kit. Two christmases ago I was gifted the ultimate in cool watches – an iWatch, but although it has it’s perks, a watch that buzzes, rings and runs out of battery every 12 hours has not always been practical. I’ve had my eye out for something a little more classic in a wrist watch for a while now, and something that speaks to my individual personality and taste. more “Mum On Time, naturally – with Jord Wood Watches + BlackFriday Discount Giveaway”

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