Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween

Today’s guest blog is from Claire Evans, writing about her love of Halloween and all things ghoulish.  Happy Halloween everyone ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Halloween has always been a highlight of my calendar.  I can’t recall with certainty why this is.  I am … Continue reading

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Team Netmums Blog. Nicking penny chews, crimes against fashion and the Daybreak sofa

For many it has either just been or is the tail end of half term.  Perhaps having our children at home for the week has inspired a feeling of nostalgia for our own childhoods on Netmums this week.  A couple … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: The Downton Effect

There were so many great blogs on our Parent Bloggers Network this week that it was really hard to pick out just one for our Blog of the Week.  This one from Adventures of a Middle-aged Matron really made us … Continue reading

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A day out with the kids

Today’s guest post is by Ben Hatch who has written a book called ‘Are We Nearly There Yet? 8000 Misguided Miles Round Britain In a Vauxhall Astra‘ and who has traveled round the UK with his children road testing days … Continue reading

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Crunching through leaves

There’s nothing better than an autumn walk is there?  All those colours of russet reds and oranges, your cheeks turning pink with the cold wind, a smell of excitement in the air, kids happily crunching through the leaves…. Not all … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Dear Health Minister….

We came across this beautifully written post on Edspire and wanted to share it with our readers as our Blog of the Week. It’s an important message regarding the role of Neonatal Nursing and it’s about a topic very close to her … Continue reading

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Reluctant readers

Todays’ guest blogger is T. M. Alexander, mum of three, who left LloydsTSB to pursue writing for children ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Got a reluctant reader? Read on . . . My friend used to rifle through book bags, desperate to map the … Continue reading

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