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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 »

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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 »

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#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 »

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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 »

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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 »