Monthly Archives: August 2012

The playground – it’s a jungle out there!

“Early to bed with newly ironed uniform laid out and carefully packed new bags all ready to go but sleep just wouldn’t come. My tummy fluttered with nerves, my half awake dreams were shaky and troubled. I tossed and turned … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week – ‘Totally Horrendous…’

This week’s Blog of the Week by Northern Mum had us spluttering into our cups of tea and giving praise that it wasn’t us this time! Read on to take a journey with her and her lovely family to the depths … Continue reading

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Marnies’ Place

Today’s guest blog is from Chantal  who shares the moving story of losing her little girl to cot death and the story of how she set up a website and wrote a book to share her story and help other … Continue reading

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Top Tips for starting school

Today’s blog is from Clara Vulliamy, writer and illustrator of children’s books. She is a mum of two and loves (amongst other things) doodling, chocolate buttons, cardigans and train journeys. Clare also has a beautiful and brilliantly written blog, Sunny … Continue reading

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Team Netmums – Wonder(web) Women

Mums – they are fab aren’t they? They can just do all those things that only mums can do like run up a pair of curtains, whip up a Victoria sponge, make a pot of Gooseberry jam , deftly arrange … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: ‘It’s Confession Time’

This week’s Blog of the Week had us laughing out loud and left us feeling not quite so alone in our Summer reminiscents. My Lovebumps holds no punches telling us about the not-so-great parts of the holidays, but if you read … Continue reading

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Beautiful Buggy Walks

Today’s blog post is written by Richard Happer author of Beautiful Buggy Walks. We have 5 copies of the book to giveaway.  Just leave a comment to be in with a chance to win. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. It’s a place we’ve all … Continue reading

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Team Netmums Blog – Playing out

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for another Team Netmums blog and this week we have been getting all misty-eyed thinking back to our childhoods and how much freedom we used to have, playing out all day and not coming … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: ‘From folding newborn clothes to hanging up her first school uniform…’

This weeks Blog of the Week has touched a nerve with lots of us here at Netmums and we’re sure it will with you too. Butwhymummywhy? has been uniform shopping and it has caused some unexpected emotions to surface… You can … Continue reading

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Book Review – Four Children and It by Jacqueline Wilson reviewed by Hannah aged 11

One of the mini Team Netmums reviews Jacqueline Wilson’s latest book Four Children and It, which is available in bookstores on 16th August.  Hannah lives in Edinburgh, is aged 11 and has always been a bookworm. Jacqueline Wilson is one … Continue reading

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