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Winter Little Adventures Challenge with Barny

We first tried Barny Bear sponge snacks last year when we were challenged to go on an adventure. A few weeks ago we were given two packs of their new flavoured sponge bear snacks; Apple and Strawberry. Let’s just say everyone was a little excited about the special snacks sitting in our snack drawer. I’d planned a great adventure around …

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World Book Day With Argos Plus A Competition

Thursday 6th March 2014 is World Book Day. A day where we celebrate the work that authors, illustrators and books do for all of us around the world. Most importantly it’s a day to celebrate reading! 2014 is the 17th year that we’ve come together to celebrate World Book Day and I still remember dressing up as various book characters …

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Kiddicare Sleep Diary Project – Part 1

We were asked to participate in Kiddicare’s Sleep project on mums and babies up to the age of 18months. We were asked to document the amount of sleep P2 and I had over 31 days. We started our diary on 1st February so it’s now been 19 days. I’m surprised that I’ve remembered to write in each day actually but …

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February Blog Trail with BumpPR & Mumbucks

I’ve teamed up with BumpPR & four other lovely bloggers to bring to you the February Blog Trail. To you… This means a chance to win 1 of 5 prizes.My prize is fantastic and totally fitting to my life right now with P1. A Mumbucks Reward System. This is completely different to any other reward chart or system out there. …

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“A bit like a giant memorable keepsake”

Atlantic Shopping have a new Bar Stool competition. I’d love to have many different photos and memories of our two girls printed onto a bar stool. A bit like a giant memorable keepsake standing at our breakfast bar for the world, well our visitors, to see! Highlighting the most important of memories; birth, smiles, great-grandparents, holidays, snow, learning and fun! …

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Center Parcs & Tots100 January Challenge

I’ve been lucky enough to visit Center Parcs three times. P1 has been twice. I fell in love with the place when I visited Elveden in December 2008. I was pregnant with P1 at the time. It was so pretty with all the Christmas decorations.Bloggers have been asked to describe their perfect day at Center Parcs, I watched the new …

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TJ Hughes Wooden Children’s Beds

My hubby will roll his eyes when he reads this post. I’m always moaning about the size of our very beautiful little house. When we first moved in we shared the big bedroom with P2. Which worked well until P2s sleep decreased to an unbearable state. It was clear we were waking her up by coming to bed, moving about …

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Zoggs Affordable Girls Swimming Costumes

Having a child diagnosed with hypermobility makes you face many complications in normal every day life. One of these complications for P1 is swimming. She’s been swimming since she was in the parent and baby lessons with me. She’s confident in water but she can’t physically swim. Last week she started her third swim school. To prepare for a swimming …

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Furniture Choice Create Your Own Christmas Card Competition

I’ve said it over and over again that P1 is rather arty. So am I, that’s why we have a ginormous art box. So it was really exciting when Furniture Choice contacted me about their Create Your Own Christmas Card competition to win a Stompa bed and they kindly sent us a fantastic array of crafty Christmas bits to help …

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Debunking The Myths Of Foster Care

You can find out more about whether you can foster here. As a country, we are crying out for more foster carers. There are over 70,000 children in care in the UK needing foster homes. Yet many suitable people are put off the idea of becoming a foster carer because they believe a myth. Let’s debunk the 10 most prevalent myths: …

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Ann Summers Underneath The Little Black Dress Competition

Ann Summers are running a bloggers competition. The aim is to create a mood board showcasing the perfect pairing of a Little Black Dress and Ann Summers lingerie. It’s that time of year when us girlies think about our Christmas outfits for family meals and nights out with friends. I don’t know much about fashion but I do know that …

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Ideas For Family Bonding This Holiday Season

No holiday is like the previous one, especially for families that are ageing slowly together. In each festive season, you’ll find your loved ones growing, learning and experiencing life in new ways. The holiday season can truly be a chance to cement in place what connects your family, and to celebrate the mere fact that you have each other. The …

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How To Have A Great Christmas With No January Hangover

Christmas is a time of mixed feelings for many of us – we love getting together with friends and family members that we don’t see very often. We also love letting our hair down and maybe even getting a bit tipsy in front of It’s a Wonderful Life. This is the good bit; the not-so-good bit is wondering how to …

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Five Ways To Cope With The Autumn Blues

As the days get shorter, and we get less sunshine, the human body responds the only way it knows how. The levels of serotonin (the neurotransmitter responsible for our psychological mood) becomes significantly reduced, which can often lead to feelings of emptiness, tiredness, lethargy and downright grumpiness. This is what is behind the phenomenon of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which …

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Littlewoods Quilted Jackets

I don’t know if it’s just me, but I’m really feeling the cold lately. It’s freezing! I’m probably noticing it more because I’m out in it a lot more doing the school run. So I’ve been looking at different coats and jackets. I don’t know much about fashion in all honesty. I tend to wear what’s comfortable especially when it comes down to …

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