Coming together when we’re far apart #Coronavirus 2020

If I think back to last week, or the week before, it’s hard to quite get my head around how much has changed in such a short space of time thanks to a tiny micororganism called Coronavirus.

Back at the end of February, when we celebrated Tigs’ birthday, or even just a few weeks back when one of my girl mates and I grabbed a Friday night curry, Coronavirus was something going on there, not here. It barely got a mention, despite the warnings of what could come, it just didn’t really seem possible.

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How to make sure that your kids are protected in the future

When you are young and don’t have any kids, you don’t really have anyone relying on you, except your partner and your immediate family perhaps. Of course, when you do have kids, you realise just how much these young people depend on everything that you do to survive. So, what would happen to your kids if something were to happen to you? While this isn’t something that many people like thinking about, it is an important consideration.

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Parenting Perfection vs Reality with @Sudocrem (Ad)

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Social media can be a double edged sword when it comes to parenting. On one hand it’s a place to find your tribe, laugh along with the memes and find the other parents muddling through… yet on the other, it’s a highlight reel of peoples perfect lives which can take you down as quick as you can say #PinterestPerfect.

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Working Mum Life… can we muddle through with one car?

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We made the bold leap to having one family car back in 2012, when our daughter was less than a year old and we had realised 50% of our vehicle assets were sitting stationary on our driveway most of the time.

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#AMothersIf @amothersif

Mum life.

It bonds us, divides us, all too often defines us and sometimes tries to break us.

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Car seat safety; Resisting the temptation to rush through the stages

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I’ve written before about the minefield that is car seats, and despite being eight years along the road of motherhood, there is still a bit of confusion and ambiguity about the do’s and don’ts of car seat selection.

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Throwing the ultimate kids party

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If you’ve got small children in the house, then the chances are good that, sooner or later, you’ll be tasked with putting together a party for them. Planning a kid’s party is trickier than some people might think, as it’s easy to go over-budget, and to commit too much time to hand-made decorations. With a little bit of foresight, however, we can make sure that everything goes brilliantly, and that your kid’s party is the talk of the neighbourhood for all the right reasons.

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Five Ways to Improve Your Lunch Box Game

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Lunch is an important meal for kids and adults because apart from satisfying midday hunger, it gives you the nutrients that your body needs to convert to energy to get through the rest of the day.

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Summer activities you can do inside

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The last week or so has demonstrated, if demonstration were needed, that British Summer is as unreliable as ever. While one day we might get gorgeous sunshine, the next might bring torrential downpours. more “Summer activities you can do inside”

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Guest Post – 5 party planning basics for a kids birthday party

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Planning an all-adults party may already seem like a daunting task, but wait until you find yourself setting up a children’s birthday party. Unlike a regular soiree, there are just so many factors to consider when putting together a birthday party for kids. Choosing a theme, setting up an age-appropriate menu, keeping things intact when kids get into a ruckus—the list goes on!

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