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Review: Pao Papoose™by we made me

July 8, 2016

The flowers match our carrier, accident? You may recall my review of the Wuti Wrap and stating how it was the first time I actually used, and became totally hooked by, using a carrier.  With my first son, I didn’t really bother.  I’m not sure why.  Perhaps it was because I didn’t know much about slings. If you’re similar or looking for a good one, then check out we made me. …

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New Find: Didriksons Outdoor Wear

September 28, 2016

Indian Summer?  Not really, just a few days here and there of sunshine, but it’s still mixed with rainfall, grey clouds and unpredictability.  I therefore began looking for waterproofs for us all – something that will look good on hubby and I if it’s not raining, an every day coat if you will, and something cool but very practical for our son, Frankie who is three. Thanks to Peppa Pig, …

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Using Books to Teach Your Children Values

March 17, 2015

We all know the value of reading to your children and encouraging them to read too so I want to share a book with you that my mum used to read to me when I was a little girl…and that I now read to my son.  This book has instilled in me a very important message from a young age, one that I still live by today. The ValueTales is a series of books …

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Nursery Ideas with a Seaside Theme

August 28, 2014

                  I’ve recently moved into a seaside apartment while we save for a deposit for our own house, and had so much fun decorating my son’s nursery.  Although it’s a rental, the blend of one-off finds, handmade creations and key buys from Mothercare, has resulted in a personalised and thoughtful space for him to enjoy.  Here is the finished result… Seaside Theme …

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My Top Four End of Term Gift Ideas for Teachers

October 17, 2017

Recently, my son started school for the first time and with that, we all entered a whole new world.  I’m not just talking about the epicness of my child being at the age and stage in life where he goes to school (how did we get there?  Time flies), but the beginnings of school gate politics, school reports, extracurricular activities and teacher / parent social norms. Giving gifts to teachers …

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Maternity Outfit Ideas for Work & Everyday

September 4, 2017

As part of my maternity fashion video sries with Secret Saviours, the award-winning stretch mark prevention system for pregnant women, my final video focuses on maternity outfits for work, and how to look like you, look professional but also feel comfortable and cool.  I also look at outfit ideas for every day since, when you’re pregnant (and even when you’re not), daily inspiration is always needed, and pulling looks together …

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Maternity Fashion Tips for Each Trimester

August 29, 2017

As part of my maternity fashion video series with Secret Saviours, the award-winning stretch mark prevention system for pregnant women, my third video focuses on how to dress throughout the trimesters, what with your body shape forever-changing! In summary; Trimester 1 – personally, I wanted the safety net of the 12-week scan before announcing my pregnancy to the world and so, to avoid suspicious looks and probing questions, I dressed …

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Maternity Fitness Wear Ideas

August 29, 2017

Me during my second pregnancy wearing FittaMamma As part of my maternity fashion video series with Secret Saviours, the award-winning stretch mark prevention system for pregnant women, my fourth video focuses on what to wear to workout in while you’re pregnant, an occasion that is tough to dress for and tough to action!..but so important to get right. The correct support for your body has never been more important than …

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