The two biggest sleep stealers. Guest post by @RestedMama sleep consultant

I sometimes think when it comes to kids and sleep it’s a total lottery – either you get a sleeper or you don’t. I know, I have one of each. Raised the same way yet the total opposites when it comes to their love (or lack of love) for bedtime.

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A cold snap is on it’s way to the UK… are you ready?

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If you’ve checked the weather forecast recently, been on the school run or have a weather obsessed husband like me, it won’t have slipped your attention that here in the UK we have some icy weather on the way- some really cold weather in fact. Blizzards, ‘thundersnow’ and temperatures of an arctic minus sixteen have been predicted. Even if you’re not really one for massively preparing for storms, this cold weather appears to be a little different, and so it’s worth getting organised. Here are a few ideas of how you can go about it.

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What could you do to love your home again?

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If you feel that your household has started to lose its appeal then it might be time for a renovation project. This doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming. Often, the necessary solutions are the easiest. The small details make all the difference when it comes to interior design. more “What could you do to love your home again?”

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How to Keep Your Christmas Styling Modern

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When many people think ‘Christmas decorations’, they tend to think along the lines of traditional decorations, rather than any other modern arrangements or variations. In fact, some keep the same decorations for a long time indeed, and never quite feel a need to update them even as the years roll on by. The old saying rings true for them here; “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” more “How to Keep Your Christmas Styling Modern”

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How to Get the Right Personal Gifts This Christmas

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Christmas shopping can be an absolute nightmare. When you’ve got multiple people to shop for, you can quickly find yourself getting swamped. What does everyone like? What does everyone not like? The Christmas shopping period comes with winners and losers for retailers and shoppers alike, so it’s important to get your head on straight here. more “How to Get the Right Personal Gifts This Christmas”

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5 looks other people can pull off

In the last couple of years I would definitely say I’ve found my stride when it comes to dressing in a way that makes me feel, well, like me. I guess that’s partly due to some of the inspiring influencers I’ve followed and given me the encouragement to wear the things that make me smile, as opposed to making me blend in – something I was definitely guilty of in my twenties. more “5 looks other people can pull off”

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Lets talk about Baby Loss #PAILRD #WaveOfLight #BLAW2018

Today, October 15th marks the last day of International Pregnancy And Infant Loss awareness week, marked by a international wave of light at 7pm local time in honour of babies gone too soon. One of the main objectives of this week is to remove the stigma associated with baby loss, and encourage people to talk openly about baby loss; to break the silence. more “Lets talk about Baby Loss #PAILRD #WaveOfLight #BLAW2018”

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#HideTheBags Autumn Loading

I’ve held out for a couple of years on new Autumn boots (damn shoes that last ages), but this year I promised myself a pair of new kicks to see me through a winter of school run madness. After all, it’s without hesitation that the kids get bought a pair of (overpriced) well fitting school shoes, so why should Mum be left out?! more “#HideTheBags Autumn Loading”

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The Benefits of Encouraging Your Child to Play Outdoors by Buying Them a Scooter

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I don’t need to remind you of the constant battle us mums have in trying to get their kids to put down their games consoles and head outdoors.

It’s hard work.

However, that doesn’t make me any less aware of the importance of trying to get the kids to embrace outdoor living in one form or another. more “The Benefits of Encouraging Your Child to Play Outdoors by Buying Them a Scooter”

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Common Credit Report Myths Busted

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There’s so many things that people will tell you about your credit report, especially when you’re worried about it. They think they’re being helpful, but more often than not they’re giving you the wrong information; you should check here before taking any of it as gospel. more “Common Credit Report Myths Busted”

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