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Back to School and Nursery: Essentials, Hints and Tips

This post contains items that were gifted – and unsolicited advice that you may or may not take   Preparing kids to go back to school after the summer holidays can be a stressful experience. My eldest is entering year four and my youngest his second term at preschool so I …

Welcome to the FlipaZoo World – our review

We were sent the FlipaZoo toys free of charge for purposes of this review but all opinions are my own Every time I see a new toy lately it seems to be a variation on a previous idea. When I was asked to review FlipaZoo I hadn’t seen them before …

Wyboston Lakes Resort – Waterfront Hotel and Y Spa Review

I was lucky enough to be invited to stay (and review) Wyboston Lakes resort along with my Blogging Besties; Anna from Me, Annie B and Nikki from Yorkshire Wonders. Our stay was gifted but all opinions are my own Wyboston Lakes Resort is comprised of The Waterfront Hotel, Wyboston Lakes …

Why I’m calling time on “mummy guilt”

For years I fell into the trap of “mummy guilt” Were we doing enough? Did I play with them enough? Were we going out enough? Did they get enough exercise? Were they being ‘socialised’? The mummy guilt was strong! Well, do you know what? Fuck that shit! Yesterday I met …

Mica Paris at Festival Theatre Hever

Until recently I was unaware of Festival Theatre, Hever. Set in the grounds of the beautiful Hever Castle, Edenbridge, Nr Sevenoaks, Kent, Hever Festival Theatre is an annual festival. I was over the moon to be asked to review a few shows – I was given tickets in exchange for …

My experience of depression – drugs vs talking therapy

Originally posted in February 2018  Depression, the black dog, that gloomy cloud that envelops your being from morning to night. That feeling of dread. Doom. Waking in the night. Crying for seemingly no reason. Self harm. Spending money you don’t have. Not going out. Going out too much. Alcohol. Drugs. …

Dealing with grief – the death of an estranged parent

Almost a year has passed since the death of my estranged father Grief is a funny thing. It comes in waves when you least expect it. The most unexpected feelings emerge at the news of a loved-ones death. The news of the death of an estranged parent is something I …

Kidzania, London – our review

Kidzania is based in Westfield, Shepherd’s Bush, London I’ve wanted to go for a while as I’ve heard a lot about it.  Kidzania is aimed at children aged 4 and over We took both our children. Little L is just 3 and Big L is fast approaching 8. Little L …

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