Oh, Baby.

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I have been meaning to write this post for WEEKS. My big, heartfelt outpour about the joys of expecting baby number two. It IS very exciting. But the truth is that I have been waiting. Waiting for an opportunity to sit down and really reflect on what is happening, how I feel about it, what Read the Rest »


Christmas Fun For Small People

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It’s cold outside, the park is soaking wet, and if you’ve got a toddler in the house it can be pretty hard work keeping them entertained! LUCKILY, Christmas gives us a plentiful theme on which to base some fun. Don’t get sucked into spending loads of cash – we’re all already skint – here are Read the Rest »


A Letter from Santa!

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Advent is HERE and the countdown to Christmas is ON. If you’ve got a house full of little ones excessively excited about a special visit from a certain portly gent down the chimney, then I have a GREAT idea to share with you today. A friend told me about this last week and I thought Read the Rest »


Half Term Hotspots

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It’s that time of year again when we try and scour the city for ideas to keep your kids entertained while they’re off school this week, whatever the weather. There is lots of free stuff on at Pollock Park, Mugdock Country Park and The Riverside Museum so it’s well worth checking out their websites. If Read the Rest »


Organic Kids – Dressed for FUN

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Well seen as we’re going all organic-crazy this week on Mabel’s Log (check out Kezia’s organic veg delivery recommendations and all of Amy’s organic skincare and beauty vlogs), it seems only fair to let the kids in on the action. I suppose I could talk about the benefits of feeding your children purely organic food, Read the Rest »


#100daysoffamily and a *FAB FREE GIVEAWAY*

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Family time, whether your kids are driving you bonkers or not, is precious. A couple of weeks ago, our Summer holiday to Arran, despite good old hurricane Bertha and some classic horizontal rain, was just that – precious. We were with my parents and my brother’s family, and come rain or shine, happy times we Read the Rest »


Raising Mabel: Two Today

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At the weekend, my baby turned two. You know, that one I became casually obsessed about conceiving, pushed out in a pool, that one who trashed my house, changed holidays forever, ruined my social life, made my social life, tipped my world upside down? That one. The time has FLOWN. And now, I’m having that Read the Rest »


Free Shopping! Yes Please, iSwapsy!

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Sick of buying new clothes for your kids only for them grow out of them before they’ve even had a chance to wear them? It’s enough to drive a parent bonkers (as if there wasn’t already enough to tip us over the edge)! iSwapsy is a brand new Glasgow-based start up business that is dedicated to giving Read the Rest »

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The School Leaver

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By Amy Murch Without getting a touch too emosh on you all, I should warn you I’m having one of those reflective moments. Being a teacher is one of the best jobs ever and it’s in this home stretch of the term that I really start to feel it. There are moments when I even Read the Rest »


West End Festival Fun for Kids

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Last Saturday I took Baby M along to a little event for under 5′s held at a local church as part of Glasgow’s West End Festival. It was totally fantastic! Each little one made and decorated their own shaker and ribbony thing, had fun snack time, and then they were all led in a rhythm Read the Rest »