7 Tips for Surviving Your First Christmas with a Newborn

Babies are wonderful especially when they come during Christmas. With one in your arms now, you’ve not only gotten an early Christmas present, but also the best. And while it will be amazing to cuddle the little pumpkin on his…

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Guest Post from Maggy at Red Ted Art – Autumn Crafts for Preschoolers

A bit over 4 years ago I met this incredible, talented woman Maggy Woodley the creator of Red Ted Art.  I already admired her as I used to try her crafts with my then 2 year old daughter.  It was…

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Retro sweets: creating and awakening memories for all generations

For any adult who now takes a visit to a sweet shop, it is a journey which will transport them back to their childhood. Vivid colours, the smell of the sculpted sugar, the sound of the wrappers as they are…

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting

You’ve just found out that you’re pregnant. You’ve told your spouse, your parents, and your friends. You’ve picked up the books, the magazines, and even starting perusing the baby aisles. Once the initial excitement wears off, trepidation sets in. You’ve…

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How to be frugal

Today I am very excited to have a fantastic lady guest posting on my blog. She is one of the ladies that always inspires me through the way she lives her life and of course the advice she is giving…

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Birth story – Stuntboy gets revved up…

This is Stuntboy’s birth story. He is the youngest son of Helen Neale, who blogs over at Mummys Little Stars as part of her Reward Charts business, KiddyCharts. He is now five, and though rather lovely, doesn’t half wear her…

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Jayne’s Birth Story

Jayne has been blogging at Mum’s the Word for over two years and started Maternity Matters with Susanne after deciding that she wanted to use her birth experience to help other families who’ve suffered a birth trauma. This is the…

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