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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#CoolMumClub Linky week 105

#CoolMumClub A Go Go! How’s summer term panning out for you all? Hope you have all got your summer swag on, sports day ready, school trip tastic and ice lollies after school! Those not quite there yet, enjoy my friends, your time will come! more “#CoolMumClub Linky week 105”

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5 signs you need a digital detox

It was reported in the news recently that Simon Cowell hasn’t touched his phone in ten months. In a bold move to improve his mental wellbeing he has literally given up his phone in favour for a more focused, more present existence. more “5 signs you need a digital detox”

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A letter to my pregnant self #FutureFoundations

I was asked by Future Foundations to write a letter to my pregnant self as part of their campaign to raise awareness and funds to build a maternal waiting home in Tigray, Ethiopia. This maternity wing acts as a safe place for high risk expectant mothers to stay nearby to the hospital, speak to other expectant mothers and medical advisors, and most importantly be within easy access to 24 hour emergency care.  more “A letter to my pregnant self #FutureFoundations”

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Guest post: The dependable guide to designing a master bathroom

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This week our loft extension is picking up momentum and we are at the stage we need to pick out a bathroom suite. Having been pinning and lusting after all sorts of designs for months, we’ve got to the pivotal moment of making it into a reality…but all of a sudden, where do we start? more “Guest post: The dependable guide to designing a master bathroom”

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Disillusioned moments of blogging

Taking up blogging as an accidental career has had it’s fair share of highs over the last few years, but in the interest of balance, it’s fair to say it’s thrown up the occasional wobble moment too. more “Disillusioned moments of blogging”

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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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#CoolMumClub Linky Week 104

Ola amigos! Hope you all had a glorious half term break and spent it doing all the things you love, or at very least remained sane! I spent ours with friends and family, visiting Drusillas zoo and Eastbourne, and generally milking my birthday for all it’s worth. So now I’m 37 and loving it, and ready to totally rock the summer of 2018.  more “#CoolMumClub Linky Week 104”

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Cost Effective Ways to Update Your Bathroom

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Having a nice bathroom to chill out in is a blessing, especially in today’s frenetic world. After a stressful day, being able to get into a deep tub filled with hot water and bubbles to soak away all your aches is lovely. more “Cost Effective Ways to Update Your Bathroom”

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The OFFICIAL start of Summer with @LittleTikes

Despite that crazy heatwave back in April lulling us into a false sense of summer, it’s fair to say now we are in June, I like many of you, declare that summer has arrived in the U.K.  more “The OFFICIAL start of Summer with @LittleTikes”

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