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The perfect unisex waterproof jacket from Reima

The perfect unisex waterproof jacket from Reima

As I write this, it’s getting on for the middle of May but the rain is lashing down and the temperatures have been … View Post
Soltan Sun Ready Schools programme returns

Soltan Sun Ready Schools programme returns

Last year I wrote about the Soltan Sun Ready campaign, and I’m thrilled to say it’s back for another year – offering children … View Post
Top Tips for Visiting Coral Island, Blackpool

Top Tips for Visiting Coral Island, Blackpool

Advertorial content for Coral Island, Blackpool We visited Coral Island in Blackpool on a super hot and sunny day in July last year but … View Post
Foreo ISSA 2 & ISSA Mini 2 Toothbrush – review

Foreo ISSA 2 & ISSA Mini 2 Toothbrush – review

I got my first electric toothbrush for Christmas from my parents when I was at university nearly 20 years ago and never looked back. The … View Post
Silentnight Anti-Snore Pillow – Review

Silentnight Anti-Snore Pillow – Review

Advertorial content for Silentnight My husband snores. Not all the time, not enough that I want to sleep in another room but enough that … View Post
Developing characteristics of heroes with LEGO City

Developing characteristics of heroes with LEGO City

Who were your heroes when you were little? In all honesty, I think my hero when I was really young was my primary school … View Post
Our Easter Holidays – A catch up!

Our Easter Holidays – A catch up!

So the Easter holidays well and truly took their toll on my work! Usually in the school holidays I try to book a day … View Post
Cottons Hall Hotel & Spa, Knutsford

Cottons Hall Hotel & Spa, Knutsford

Cottons Hall Hotel & Spa, Knutsford is a four star hotel in Cheshire, easily accessed from the M6, M56 and M60. For us, this … View Post
Five suggestions for Easter holiday activities

Five suggestions for Easter holiday activities

We often find that our school holidays are very quickly booked up with play-dates and outings – experience tells me that keeping busy is the … View Post
Top Tips for Outdoor Adventures with Arla Big Milk

Top Tips for Outdoor Adventures with Arla Big Milk

Now that spring is well and truly under way, it’s definitely starting to feel easier to get out and about so we’re … View Post
Tried & Tested (April 2019)

Tried & Tested (April 2019)

Welcome to April’s #TriedTested! How are you coping with the clocks changing? I’m loving the extra daylight but certainly feeling a bit … View Post
Making positive lifestyle changes with Modius

Making positive lifestyle changes with Modius

I’ve written about my weight a few times over the years – sharing a weekly weight loss diary for a few months when I … View Post
eufy Security Spaceview baby monitor – Review

eufy Security Spaceview baby monitor – Review

Obviously we are way past the point of needing a video baby monitor in our house so this eufy Security SpaceView baby monitor review … View Post
Nordgreen Watches – Review

Nordgreen Watches – Review

Who are Nordgreen? Nordgreen was founded by Danish friends and watch-lovers Pascar and Vasilij. They were keen to create an honest, sustainable brand offering … View Post
BEYOND, Manchester – a family day out

BEYOND, Manchester – a family day out

Where is BEYOND? Sitting at the side of the M60, within spitting distance of the Trafford Centre, is an enormous sloped building which, for … View Post
Taking the first steps to get support for hair pulling

Taking the first steps to get support for hair pulling

Around three months ago I wrote about Amy’s compulsive habits and how she had started pulling her hair out again, causing significant thinning. … View Post
Flossi the Flamingo Trunki – Review & Giveaway

Flossi the Flamingo Trunki – Review & Giveaway

Trunki have been selling their iconic ride on suitcases in the UK for over thirteen years now – celebrating numerous awards and selling over 2 million … View Post
Siblings – March 2019

Siblings – March 2019

Thanks to our trip to Formby at half term, I’ve got some absolutely corking siblings photos this month! We had a lovely half … View Post
10 Reasons Asthma Blows

10 Reasons Asthma Blows

I was first diagnosed with asthma when I was about 12 years old after suffering from wheezing symptoms but it was thought to be fairly … View Post
ClassDojo – A school communication app – Review

ClassDojo – A school communication app – Review

What is ClassDojo? Have you heard of ClassDojo? Does your child’s school use it? ClassDojo is the most popular school communication app for … View Post