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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 »

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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 »

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Is Your Kid Indikidual?

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My FAVOURITE Glasgow kids clothing boutique, Rowdy Rowdy Vintage, is on Apartment Therapy this week! How GREAT! The lovely Jolyne in her red lippy looking glamorous as ever, showing off her beautiful shop. And QUITE RIGHT TOO. If you haven’t paid them a visit before, then get yer’ sel’ down to Dowanhill Street in the Read the Rest »

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Would I lie to you, baby? Understanding why 90% of new mums might.

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By my GREAT friend, Hannah Dunbar, fabulous mum to R and J A new survey of 1000 British mums by Kiddicare has revealed that a whopping 90% of us lie about the early days of parenthood. As mum to 17 week-old baby J, I first noticed other mums were frequently lying a couple of months ago, Read the Rest »

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Raising Mabel: The Toddler. Part 2.

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Baby M is rapidly approaching two. She has never been more fun. She has never been more wild. It seems to me, toddlers are like tiny grenades. They are just scampering through life, waiting for something totally insignificant to make them explode. It might be the thought of wearing their coat even though it is Read the Rest »

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String Easter Eggs full of treasure!

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I saw this idea on Pinterest and thought it looked full of Easter jollity! Me and my niece gave it a shot and we had lots of messy fun. We didn’t have quite the exact recommended materials to hand (do we ever?!) but it just about worked! One of the eggs deflated whilst drying. The Read the Rest »

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‘One of those mums’

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I just have to get something off my chest this week. It’s been getting on my wick for some time now. It’s a little phrase that I hear being slapped around liberally, that really grates. We women can be so cruel to one another sometimes – not in a ‘smack you in the face’ kind Read the Rest »

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A FREE GIVEAWAY with Tamarillo London

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By Lizzie Ford Like all the best small businesses, Angela and Jacquieline first got the idea for Tamarillo London over endless cups of tea and slices of lemon drizzle at the kitchen table. I like their style. While their little ones played together, aside from putting the world to rights, they designed the Rumina Cape Read the Rest »

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My Motherhood

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By Lizzie Ford Today, I had a piece published over on the Mama Mio Blog. It is part of a series of musings called My Motherhood contributed by female writers up and down the country. I thought I’d share it on here too. You can read the others written HERE – I wiled away far Read the Rest »