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Does Amber Jewellery Actually Work For Teething?

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This is one of those questions I am asked very often; Does Amber Jewellery actually work for teething? And I can only be honest. For us, yes it has worked but I have heard that for others it hasn’t but I think that is just the way for all teething remedies. Continue reading “Does Amber Jewellery Actually Work For Teething?”

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Our Morning Routine – No Frills, Plenty of Spills, Plus a Dash of Shouting!

Have you ever sat down and watched those YouTube videos that are solely dedicated to morning routines? I have and do you know how they made me feel? Well, quite frankly like shit! Sorry, but if people are truly getting up 2 hours before their kids, doing yoga, reading a book, having a bath, applying their makeup to a professional level and whipping up a healthy, nutritional breakfast for the children, then well done, I honestly don’t know how you do it AND keep it up… Being a parent myself for the last 5 years and knowing how utterly exhausting it is, I am not completely sure I believe a word of it!  Continue reading “Our Morning Routine – No Frills, Plenty of Spills, Plus a Dash of Shouting!”

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4 Essential Ways To Protect Your Family’s Financial Future

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When you start a family, you may end up getting a bit of a shock financially. We always think of the baby must-haves, the lack of sleep ahead of us and the change in lifestyle but how about the costs and providing for their future? The cost of raising children is so much higher than people realise and that can become a big worry. That’s why it’s so important that you start planning your financial future right away.

These are some of the best ways to secure your family’s financial future: Continue reading “4 Essential Ways To Protect Your Family’s Financial Future”

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What Order Do Babies Teeth Come Through?

What order do babies teeth come through?

This is probably one of the main questions that parents ask in parenting advice groups, just behind what age do they start teething at? Is my baby teething yet? And what on earth can I give them to help?! Continue reading “What Order Do Babies Teeth Come Through?”

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5 Things You Can Guarantee Will Happen At Soft Play

I haven’t written a soft play post for a bit (because I really do hate the places) but I did actually drag myself to one the other week to give William a bit of a treat as he usually has pretty dull days in comparison to what Jake used to have with me at that age (damn you school runs!)

However, as soon as I stepped in the door I regretted and here is why… Continue reading “5 Things You Can Guarantee Will Happen At Soft Play”

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5 Easy Ways You Can Become More Eco-Friendly

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So, I have talked a lot recently on how we have tried to become more eco-friendly but I know that all my swaps may not be for everybody. For example, it can be tough to pay out up front for a sufficient stash of reusable nappies, I get that I really do, so I wanted to give some ideas on how you can still make some positive changes around your home and for your family, eco changes that are easy and also cost-effective. Continue reading “5 Easy Ways You Can Become More Eco-Friendly”

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5 Tips To Start A Blog

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Starting a blog may seem like a simple task from the outside but there is so much to it than the what the blogger allows you to see. A good blog will appear well-written, it will feature clear, crisp images, will be easy to navigate and provide useful information with appropriate links Continue reading “5 Tips To Start A Blog”