Monthly Archives: May 2014

Blog of the Week: Beat the Babysitter

Every week Netmums trawls your posts for something that jumps out at us – which is exactly what this post from Complicated Gorgeousness did. Parents everywhere who have at one time or another tried to escape for a night alone … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Eggnogg Design

Eggnogg’s founder, Kate Edmunds provides a little insight into her company Eggnogg and her latest fabric forays. We have two of these gorgeous Create a Cuddlies to give away. They are gorgeous tea towels with quirky cute designs that you … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: How do you measure motherhood?

This beautiful post by Dorky Mum brought tears to many eyes on reading it. It gives a nod to so many of the tiny things that make up our days and, often without our realising it, make us mothers. Get … Continue reading

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Walking the breadline

Our post today comes from a remarkable woman  Marianne Phillips who is taking on a 160 mile walk to Parliament to highlight the absolute need and importance of food banks in our society today. Here’s her story… ——————————————————————————————————————————- I am … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: If toys could talk

And now for something completely different… Our Blog of the Week this week jumped out at us and had us laughing from the off. Here Kiran from Mummy Says takes us through what her children’s toys would be saying if … Continue reading

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Top tips for a happy Baby Bedtime – Plus Book Giveaway!

Today we have a guest post from Fi Star-Stone, blogger, broadcaster, author and editor  of Childcare is Fun. Here she shares her top tips for a happy baby bedtime. Plus – scroll down to find out how you can win one of … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Then and Now

Our Blog of the Week this week is a hilarious lesson in how the terms of raising a child have developed over the years. From sensory play to baby yoga – Wry Mummy tells us how things have changed between … Continue reading

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How often? Perhaps not often enough?

There has been a hugely busy thread on Netmums this week nosy-ing into the question of how often we do certain things. At first glance of the title we assumed it was rude (that may just be the way our minds … Continue reading

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