Parenting and Lifestyle

A variety of posts covering all matters parenting related and general lifestyle topics.

How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Day At Nursery School

As a parent, one of the most stressful times is seeing your child off for their first day of nursery school.   Emotionally I thought I was prepared.  I was overly-giddy on the way in to school as we chatted away about how much fun he was going to have and…

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How Baking Cakes Supports The Brain Tumour Charity

A few weeks ago I wrote a post to raise awareness of a very worthwhile campaign for a charity very close to my heart. The campaign is called The Big Bandana Bake and the charity is The Brain Tumour Charity.  The premise of the campaign was to get baking, get…

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Parenting and ITP – My Story Series

Recently I posted how I was diagnosed with epilepsy in my 30’s and the impact that had on me starting a family.  My intention was to educate and raise awareness of how certain conditions can affect you as a parent.  The response was really positive, and it seemed to strike…

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What To Pack For A Family Camping Holiday

It’s March and in our household that means only one thing. The start of the camping season. All across the UK my fellow campers are busy dusting off their awnings, servicing their vans, and getting the camping supplies out of the shed.  Campsite owners are opening their gates and bracing…

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World Book Day – 15 Nostalgic Childhood Reads

For those of you that have been asleep for the last few years, World Book Day is an annual event celebrating the joy of reading.  It is a UNESCO recognised event designed to recognise and appreciate authors, illustrators, and books.  In most Primary Schools in the UK the day is…

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