Why grandparents are important in children’s lives ‘The Age of The Grandparent’

 Television and children’s books often portray grandparents as aged, fussy, domesticated, and sedentary, probably with infirmities, like Roald Dahl for example although this is beginning to change! The stereotype is out of step with demographic realities, as most grandchildren who read children’s books will have grandparents in their forties to sixties and like my Nana,... Continue Reading →

10 Money saving ideas on a budget

1. FRUGALITY ISN’T ABOUT DEPRIVATION Many of us turn to frugality as a way to reign in our spending to combat debt, overcome a job loss, or to finally save up for that emergency fund. Frugality is a lifestyle, not an austerity program- if you make too many changes too quickly or completely suck the... Continue Reading →

Great uses about old fashioned pen to paper while reviewing Matilda Moo by ‘Tanglible Stationery’

What is Tanglible Stationery "Tangible Stationery Company was created for all of you daily stationery users, everyone who appreciates the special relationship with putting pen to paper. By knowing stationery matters, we understand, in this digital era, that most of us crave something tangible, something we can trust, that expresses our personality and most importantly... Continue Reading →

Toilet Training Advice

Questions you ask yourself!: How can I tell if my child is ready to start potty training? Most children will be ready for potty training sometime between two and four years of age but there are factors that are much more important than age. Diapers may be on the way out if your child: Stays... Continue Reading →

10 things to inject FUN into family time!

There’s never a dull moment in family life, especially during the Summer holidays. That’s why Team Come Round are working with Bassetts Vitamins to offer families like mine the chance to host an August Adventure Week party! Don’t you sometimes find that family time could be summed up like this: Wake up reluctantly with a... Continue Reading →

Eva-Beatrix – my first born child

  Eva-Beatrix born: 21st August 2010 Time: 22.10 Weight: 2840g 6lb 4oz Time:10:51pm Head circumference: 32cm Length: 49 cm Gender: I knew at the second scan it would be a girl - had 3 as she was being awkward of course) and that was eight years ago today! She is the incredible gift who gave me... Continue Reading →

Back to school 10 Challenges

The back-to-school season is upon us in a month! From classroom set up and what to do on the first day of school to routines that you will want to establish during your first few weeks back and if you’re like me, the end of August and return to school is bittersweet. You might mourn the... Continue Reading →

The Visual Baby Poo diaries: TEN Bits Of Information.

Expect to find a greenish-black, tarry, sticky stool that looks like motor oil in your newborn's nappy. Since Meconium is made of amniotic fluid, mucus, skin cells, and other stuff ingested in the womb, it doesn't really smell - so you may not realise it's time for a nappy change.When your baby is two days to four days old, his stools will become lighter in colour - sort of an army green, and less sticky. This transitional stool is a sign that he's started digesting early breastmilk or formula and that his intestinal tract is fine.

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