Monthly Archives: July 2013

Blog of the Week: How to fail at camping

Today’s Blog of the Week is from Sonya Cisco who blogs at The Ramblings of a Former Rock and Roll Mum. She takes a lighthearted look at family camping and whether a holiday under canvas is a recipe for disaster … Continue reading

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Win exclusive signed artwork & books for “Say Hello to Q Pootle 5”

 Today sees the launch of a brand new show on CBeebies as the lovable little alien Q Pootle 5 stars in his own programme, making the leap from page to screen. To celebrate we have a special guest blog form … Continue reading

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Paternity leave – one dad’s story

Prince William is on two weeks paternity leave to spend time with his new baby son –  royal baby Prince George. Today’s guest blogger is Chris from Dad.Info who writes about how much he enjoyed his own paternity leave and … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Post birth memories

It’s all been about the royal baby this week as we all waited first for the announcement of the birth and to find out that it was a boy and then yesterday we all waited to get our very first … Continue reading

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Keeping your kids hydrated in this hot weather

Today’s guest blog is from Dr Emma Derbyshire fromThe Natural Hydration Council, with some top tips on keeping your children hydrated in the summer heat. With today expected to be the hottest day of the year so far (with temperatures … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: It’s not beautiful but it’s mine

Our Blog of the Week this week is from the Merry at Patch of Puddles – a beautiful blog by a beautiful blogger. Unfortunately like many of us she doesn’t always think so, but she’s trying to change all that, as … Continue reading

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6 Weeks of Summer with Weekend Box Club!

Recently Team Netmums had a brilliant time reviewing the Weekend Box and enjoying all the fantastic activities we found inside. If you missed it catch up here. With summer holidays in full force for some and just round the corner … Continue reading

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Summer Fun – Games to play when traveling with kids

Whatever you have planned for your family summer holiday and however you will travel – by car, bus, plane or train – there are often long stretches on your journey where there is a risk of the kids muttering the … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week – Letting teens grow up

Our Blog of the Week this weeks describes perfectly that ‘turning teenage’ time – a time filled with mixed emotions for both mother and child. Emma from Emma and 3 talks about her eldest daughter becoming a teenager and how … Continue reading

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Things to make and do with your children – Myleene Klass

Today’s guest blog post is from Myleene Klass who has written a new book packed full of activities and crafts to do with your children – perfect for entertaining the little ones in the summer holidays. We have ten copies … Continue reading

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