Dance show 2015
Jun25

Dance show 2015

There was a time, a few years ago, when I defined myself as a dancer. I listed it somewhere below ‘blogger, runner, chocaholic’. I still go to dance classes, but the days of defining myself as a dancer are gone. The rest of the world got better and I got stuck. I got worse. My brain just isn’t wired to learn dance moves. I wasn’t a dancer as a kid and coming to those skills and that ability to learn and...

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Diary Doll knickers (Britmums Live)
Jun24

Diary Doll knickers (Britmums Live)

Did you know that some women buy cheap knickers every month to chuck them away? Did you know that some women wear two pairs of knickers for a week every month to be safe? Did you know that some women wear two or even three tampons at a time? Did you know that teenage girls flee sleepovers in shame because they’ve had an accident? I didn’t. But it sounds like I’ve been lucky. I’ve never had heavy periods. When I...

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Your child’s digital footprint (Britmums Live)
Jun23

Your child’s digital footprint (Britmums Live)

For me, one of the most relevant and thought-provoking sessions at Britmums Live was about your child’s digital footprint. Because children have them. Sometimes from a very young age. On average, parents share 195 photos online of their children every year before the age of 5. So that’s 1,000 photos online before they even start school. And that’s ‘normal’ people, muggles. You can be sure that most...

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A weekend in Cornwall
Jun22

A weekend in Cornwall

After my husband had taken the difficult (for him) decision not to go to Alton Towers for his birthday, we had to come up with an equally exciting trip out for the kids. Alton Towers is not a cheap day out, even with vouchers or booking in advance online, especially as my husband was determined to have fast passes. The money we were going to be spent there could easily be spent on a nice day (or even weekend) out. Personally, I...

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Silent Sunday 21.6.15
Jun21

Silent Sunday 21.6.15

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