6 ways to be more organised this school term

*collaborative post

Back to school, whether you love choosing all new stationary for the kids, or simply dread the back to school shop, getting everything ready for September after 6 weeks of summer fun can seem like a daunting task. After weeks of late evenings, BBQs, days at the beach and family time the regiment of school can suddenly creep up on us! So, what can you do to be more organised this time round? more “6 ways to be more organised this school term”

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Did Social Media ruin my summer?

Now that the summer holidays have drawn to a close, it’s inevitable that we start to look back and polish those memories into a gorgeous rose tint. To erase the grim moments from the archives of our mind and file the picture perfect sunsets on the sand under ‘K for keep’. more “Did Social Media ruin my summer?”

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Happy Camping with kids in tow

Over the course of my life so far, my camping experiences have fallen into three definitive categories: more “Happy Camping with kids in tow”

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Where did everybody go? The changing landscape of life as a SAHM

In the six years since becoming a parent, I’ve been through a fair few different phases and social circles. more “Where did everybody go? The changing landscape of life as a SAHM”

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Little Cook Boxes – a parent’s midweek saviour

It’s a familiar scene; you fall in the door laden with school bags, coats, drink bottles, packed lunch boxes, the wet swim kit and trip over the pile of shoes that have been abandoned in the hall. more “Little Cook Boxes – a parent’s midweek saviour”

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Raising Musical Children + Book #giveaway

“You’ll regret it when you’re grown up”. The words my Mum used when I’d begged and begged her to stop my piano lessons, which seemed to go on my entire childhood, yet never once saw me achieve a single grade, and had me in tears, hiding in the kitchen from the two hundred year old guy who came to our house to teach my brother and I each week. more “Raising Musical Children + Book #giveaway”

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The toddler holiday buggy conundrum solved with @KiddiesKingdom and the Joie Nitro Stroller

With just 8 weeks until we take off on a family holiday with friends and all our kids, the countdown is definitely on! It’s always a sure sign you are on that countdown when you start picking up hats, shorts, new beach towels and even the odd toiletry to put aside ‘for holiday’. more “The toddler holiday buggy conundrum solved with @KiddiesKingdom and the Joie Nitro Stroller”

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Drusillas Park Review; The perfect family zoo day

It’s fair to say we have done every Kent based zoo, wildlife park, farm to death over the last six years, so it’s always nice to broaden our zoo day horizons. We were contacted by Drusillas Park a few weeks back and invited to come to their press day to see what East Sussex’s Drusillas has to offer families looking for an adventure packed day out. more “Drusillas Park Review; The perfect family zoo day”

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Mum Guilt and Me

Over the last few weeks my blog has taken me to some fun places and made me some new blogging connections. One of the faces who appeared at two Kent blogging events within the same week, in Whitstable and Chatham was the ever so lovely Jo from Guilty Mother. Jo asked the panels at both the Clemmie Hooper Mums The Word Mamas Meets Up, and the Call The Midwife Tour at Chatham Dockyard about ‘Mum Guilt’, which was the original inspiration for her blog. more “Mum Guilt and Me”

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#ChickenPox Have yours had it?

As much as Chicken Pox spreads like wildfire through schools, nurseries, families and playgroups, it sometimes seems like it’s spread through social media too – I’ve seen so many posts and pictures about kids going down with it lately. It’s dragged up some pretty vivid memories with our girls, of when we had our episode in the spring of 2015; a milestone moment for any Mum and one that thankfully (hopefully) rules us out as ‘done’ with the pox.

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