Choosing the right school for your child

This is a collaborative post. When choosing a good school for your child there’s a lot to think about. It’s not just about a school ticking the boxes for having good facilities and an excellent reputation for teaching. It’s knowing that school upholds your, and your child’s, beliefs and values. Whatever the institution, be that

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Giveaway for Stamptastic Stamps

We are currently Stamptastic Brand Ambassadors and reviewed some of their stamps last year: Stamptastic Review. They have recently entered a pitch to the Virgin Media Business #Voom2016 competition to win a share of £1 million (€1.2 million) in prizes. Plus, a whole raft of money-can’t-buy opportunities. As a business that was set up to help

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Term Time School Fines

So my bank balance is £60 lighter due to being fined for taking Munchkin out of school during term time. Hubby still has to pay, he’s currently chosen to ignore his letter, (oh yes we got seperate letters, that’s how serious it all is!), but he will pay before the deadline. You see if you

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Project 365 – Week 47

  Day 320  – Horse riding again. Today was her final one on one lesson and after this she will be let loose into a group. Unfortunately they are so busy they don’t have a weekly slot in the group so for a while she can only have fortnightly lessons. Day 321 – Took Bee

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Project 365 – Weeks 36,37 and 38

Apologies! You are now going to be hit with 3 weeks worth of photos. The first week I was busy decorating and the second I got a cold. So getting this done wasn’t a priority.   Week 36   Day 243 – I got another plant. Hubby wasn’t too impressed! Day 244 – Rosie the

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Starting the school day, completely stress free

  Most mornings in our house are chaotic, with having to wake up Bee and get her ready too. I am surprised my neighbours haven’t complained after hearing me constantly shout ‘HURRY UP!!!’ But it doesn’t always have to be this way! The following guest article gives mums some tips to try to keep the

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Mum to an 8 year old

So last week I changed from being a mum to a 7 year old to mum to an 8 year old. We don’t really celebrate with parties, but I usually get cake…..any excuse for a cake with me! It doesn’t really feel that different. Apart from making me feel old…but then that was also because

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