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    Signs You Should Replace Your Mattress

    A mattress can be an expensive purchase. However, there could be many cases where a new mattress is a worthy investment. Below are just a few signs that you should replace your mattress.  It’s keeping you awake at night The sole purpose of a mattress is to provide a comfortable night’s sleep. If you’re spending the whole night tossing and turning because you can’t get comfortable, then you need a better mattress. It’s possible that your mattress may be old, in which case it could be sagging or could have lumps from damage that are making it uncomfortable. A newer mattress could solve these problems. Alternatively, your mattress may simply…

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    5 Practical Spring Fashion Trends for Busy Mums

    As a mum we usually come quite far down the list of priorities when it comes to the family. I know I’m always the one to eat last, would rather the girls have everything they need, and certainly don’t spend much money on myself! However, it doesn’t mean that we don’t want to or need to look good! Now that Lottie is older, I have started paying a bit more attention to how I look and what I wear. I have come up with some key Spring fashion trends to help mums, just like me! I enjoy clothes shopping (but only online!) and have bought a few new outfits in…

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    Send a Little Wellbeing Wish with a Wellbox

    We all know it’s been a hard year for everyone, with a lot of uncertainty and a lot of extra pressure on work and personal life. There isn’t a lot we can do about that other than ride it out and hope it ends soon. But we can do something right now for someone else, to make them feel special and thought about no matter how bad things feel. Mental health has never been so important to take care of as it is now, but it can be hard to know how to approach other people about this cant it? The guys over at Wellbox have the perfect way to…

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    Seeing In Spring with Term Roll Top Wellies

    We all know how quickly and frustratingly children grow out of their footwear and even if they didn’t, it’s hard to find a pair of shoes or even wellies that can withstand the running, jumping and scuffing that all children’s footwear have to put up with! With this in mind, ‘Term Footwear’ have come up with a great range of shoes and roll top wellies designed to hold up against our ‘lovely’ British weather and the school day! Since 2016, the husband and wife team have been importing and selling a variety of children’s footwear brands in the UK. They have now got their own brand of footwear that not…

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    Fun Easter Recipes with Tommee Tippee

    We were sent some toddler table wear from Tommee Tippee for Lottie to use when we began weaning her and a year on we are still using them! With Easter being just around the corner, Tommee Tippee have created some great Easter Recipes to get your little ones involved in the Easter fun! Easter Recipes Easter Bunny Food: For toddlers aged 6 months+, these carrots are perfect for your little bunnies and a great snack to take with you on the go! Easter Bunny Pancakes: Mia is obsessed with pancakes at the moment and loves them as a treat for breakfast so these are great for toddlers 9m+ to get involved…

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    Easter Crafts Made Easy with Paint Sticks

    Do the words ‘craft’ and ‘paint’ fill you with as much dread as they do me? Does your kitchen table look more like a paint ball zone than a craft afternoon took place? Despair no longer as I have the answer to your prayers in the form of paint sticks! Yes, ok, it’s not quite as dramatic as that but since we had a minor paint explosion on our old houses beige kitchen carpet a few years ago, I have banned the use of paint, glue and play doh in the house! Now Mia has always loved crafting and I’m pretty sure she doesn’t get that from me (I hate…

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    Spring Craft Ideas for Kids

    Image Credit Spring Craft Ideas Hard Boiled Eggs  Somes things never go out of style and hard boiled eggs at print time are one of those things. Hard boiled eggs are easy and safe to make – with proper supervision – they also make the ideal canvas for little person artwork on spring days indoors.  Boil a dozen eggs in a pot for around ten minutes. To ensure the egg is boiled throughout you need to make sure it’s boiling for ten minutes. Let the eggs sit for around half an hour on a tablecloth before painting them to make sure they are stone cold.  An Easter Wreath  Easter is…

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    Making Father’s Day Gifts Feel A Little More Personal

    Father’s Day is coming over the horizon and you might already be thinking about what kind of gifts you can get the man of the family to ensure he feels loved and appreciated. What makes gifts special, however? Aside from speaking to the wants and loves of the individual, making it personal to him can also make it really impactful. Here, we’re going to look at how you can choose gifts that have that more personal touch. Capturing important memories Is there a particular day that is important to the dad of the house? Perhaps it’s the birth of a child, your wedding day, the loss of someone special, or…

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    What To Do With The Things Your Child Outgrows

    Children grow very quickly, and as they do, they’re going to grow out of the toys they used to love playing with and the clothes you used to love seeing them in. And one day you’re going to realise that your child’s toy box and wardrobe are filled to the brim with items they simply cannot use anymore! So what can you do with things your child outgrows? And when you’re in that situation, it can be hard to decide what to do next. After all, you spent a lot of money on these things – you wouldn’t want to just throw them away! So, with that in mind, here are…

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    Mia’s Easter Hunt with L.O.L Surprises!

    I started off by looking up Easter Hunt clues as I’m rubbish at things like that, thankfully Mumsnet came to the rescue and I was able to adapt some of their ideas to our own house. Mia knew what we were doing so I had to keep getting her to stay in the living room while I hurriedly hid all of the prizes from her and got the clues together. Mia was great and really enjoyed searching the house for her prizes! Included in the Easter Hunt prizes were; an L.O.L Surprise Diva Bow for Mia’s hair, a Secret Message, a Joke, a Colouring in sheet, a Postcard with lots…