Monthly Archives: August 2014

Blog of the Week: Dear Other Women In The Supermarket

Our Blog of the Week this week is a heartfelt reaction by one mum to a situation most of us have found ourselves in at some time or other. Ciara from Ouch My Fanny Hurts (who surely wins best blog title ever!) … Continue reading

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It’s all about poo…when Netmums met McFly

Netmums web editor Tara Champness had a brilliant start to her week when she got to hang out with those lovely McFly boys, Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter, promoting their new kids’ book, The Dinosaur That Pooped The Past. Here … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Could you be suffering from smallchilditis?

Our blog of the week this week is from the wonderful Minis and Mum. It tells us to watch out for a mystery illness that is sweeping across the country. Read the list of symptoms carefully – could you have … Continue reading

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Emotional preparation for starting school – Guest post

Penny Tassoni, President of the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years, gives us some invaluable tips for preparing your child, emotionally, for that very important first day at big school.  Netmums also has lots more information on both Starting School and going … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: The Camping Pods of Despair

Planning on going camping during the holidays? You better read this first… Whilst we’re sure that you won’t have an experience quite as bad as Raising Edgar’s, we bet there are other stories along these lines from first time camping … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to Re-invent Yourself After Having Children

Today’s guest blog is from Sophie Cornish. Sophie is the co-founder of Following a successful career in journalism and two children, Sophie teamed up with her friend Holly Tucker when she had just turned 40 to bring their kitchen … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: My Dirty ‘Mummy’ Secrets

This week’s Blog of the Week is a little gem of honesty. If you have ever put your pyjamas on at 3pm, or call checking in on Facebook ‘Mummy’s Work’, then you’ll want to read this post! Here are Brummy … Continue reading

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