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Toy Review!

Ever Earth Ramp Racer – Instant hit! This toy was beautifully packaged in recycled board and I loved that there wasn’t tonnes of excess packaging or plastic ties to work through to get the product out, especially with two expectant boys eagerly…

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Breastfeeding Doll – inappropriate or an important educational toy?


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There are some topics which will always cause opinions to fly and so last week it happened again with the launch of this product – The Breast Milk Baby. Designed for young girls, this toy has predictably caused a storm.…

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Cot to Bed


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With tall parents it wasn’t going to be long before Ethan outgrew his cot, so with his second birthday looming (on Christmas Day!) we decided to try moving him from his cot to a bed. My sister very kindly passed…

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What To Expect When You Are Not Expecting


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Most people reading this blog would have heard the news that Lance Bombardier Lynette Pearce went into labour during her 34th week of pregnancy and gave birth to a baby boy on 18th September, whilst serving in Afghanistan. One can…

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Fundraising Fun times!


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It’s been 24 years since I applied for University but my headmaster’s words still loom large: ” If you’re going to get to university you must learn to say NO to the extra-curricular activities…..!” Organising a fundraising Fun Run (try…

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The Shadow Cutter


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I remember the first time I saw my own child’s silhouette portrait. Casting my eyes over the delicate cut black paper, I was amazed at each little detail the artist had made using only a tiny pair of scissors. Then…

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A little bit of Magic Dust


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When I’m not having fun with my 2 gorgeous daughters, Gracie & Haddie, I run a wedding planning company called Magic Dust. Launched in 2006 after leaving the crazy world of magazine publishing – I was Commercial Director on Grazia…

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Not baby blues but weaning woes…


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Following my blog about when (and how) to stop breastfeeding, once you feel you and your baby are ready, I wanted to write about the challenge that some women face when they do decide to stop, as some find themselves feeling…

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From Little Seeds Grow


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Before I had my daughter Lyla (now 2), I was jokingly known as ‘The Fixer’. I ran events of all shapes and sizes all over the world and I always knew a man who knew a man; if I needed…

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Miranda Kerr – What Is The Fuss About – It’s Her Child!


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I never buy glossy magazines but with the hoo ha about Miranda Kerr’s interview in the July edition of Harper’s Bazaar, my husband was dispatched to dutifully search and return with a copy. I wanted to read first hand what…

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