An Early Mothers’ Day Treat

Please note I was gifted a spa experience by Buyagift.com in exchange for this review   A few weeks ago an email landed asking me if I’d like to have a spa experience – I, of course, said yes! I’ll admit that though I’m pretty good at making time for…

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And now, you are Five

As ever, as I sit down to write this, a day or two before Emma turns five, and it seems utterly bizarre to me that she is, in fact going to be five. Five seems like a very definite age. Definitely no longer a baby or toddler and definitely beginning…

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Helping Children Resolve Conflict

This is an advertorial post The last week or so I have really noticed the children getting more and more frustrated with each other, I hear cries of leave me alone, followed by one (or all!) of them crying. One minute they are the best of friends and the next…

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Making little changes

I can barely believe that we are almost halfway through January – January can seem like a long month but it feels like it’s flying by so far and I know that all too soon it will be February and with it Emma’s fifth birthday, which only goes to illustrate…

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The benefits of exercise

This is a collaborative post If you follow me on Instagram then it will come as no surprise to read that I am pretty passionate about being active and keeping fit. I’ve always been an active person – at school, I was in every sports club going and as I…

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