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8 unisex bags for grown ups (to carry all of the kids’ stuff around in!)

Whether you’re efficient and organised or just a straight up ‘chuck everything in the bag and go’ type, when you’re out with at least one child you do end up needing something that you can access easily, carry comfortably, actually find stuff in and be able to keep relatively clean… with a bonus of it […]

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Family Jukebox: Playlist #3

Family Jukebox: a family-friendly musical jaunt Bringing you our recommendations of what we’ve been listening to as a family.. music that is totally accessible to younger ears but not ‘kids music’. One of my favourite things is daft dancing with my 4 year old daughter, singing along and hearing her get the lyrics of the songs […]

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Orla’s book of the week: Mr Tiger Goes Wild

The first of our new regular feature… our little peoples’ Book Of The Week – first up, Orla! Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown (Publisher – Little, Brown and Company) “Everyone was perfectly fine with the way things were. Everyone but Mr. Tiger. And then came the day when Mr. Tiger had a very…wild…idea.” I’m a sucker […]

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April Showers! {8 great shower-proof jackets & umbrellas}

It’s stopped raining… Oh… it’s started again! Hang on, the sun’s out!! It’s April, we have no idea what the weather is doing. Here are a few lightweight, easy to throw on, shower-proof jackets that definitely don’t scream Countryfile. 1. ASOS Ladies Arrow print Pac-A-Mac £25.00 2. Missguided @ ASOS Girls/Ladies Holographic raincoat £28.00 3. Inspitalfields Goggles umbrella […]

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Really easy April Fools’ Day tricks to pull on the kids!

Photo by Anna Hardy Not got any fake dog poo, plastic bugs or a whoopee cushion handy? That’s alright.. you don’t need them. We’ve got some easy April Fools’ Day tricks right here using everyday stuff, mild acts of mischief (and just plain old mind games).. Topsy Turvy house Before you go to bed turn […]

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10 family-friendly festivals that are not totally sold out!

Festival season is around the corner… wellies, suncream, mud, blah blah blah. As a family first or with kids who are already seasoned savvy festival goers – all you really want to know is…. when, where and what’s going on? Here are 10 UK festivals with a spirit of adventure, creativity and some great line […]

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High Street Hits: Bomber Jackets

It’s getting warmer! …But there’s definitely still a chill in the air. Perfect timing for a bomber jacket trend to hit the high street. There are some great styles out there with a twist on details, cuts, fabrications and prints. Here are a few picks for all members of the family (though don’t all go […]

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Little Books for Big Questions #1: Everybody Poos

Had that moment where you’re cruising through the day thinking.. “Yeah, I’ve totally nailed this parenting lark,” when your child turns to you and asks you a blinder of a question which completely throws you… Do you answer honestly? How much information do you need to give? Do you use the official words for things? […]

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Family Jukebox: Playlist #1

We’re regularly going to share recommendations of what we’ve been listening to as a family… music that is totally accessible to younger ears but not ‘kids’ music’. One of my favourite things is daft dancing with my 4 year old daughter, singing along and hearing her get the lyrics of the songs sometimes very wrong […]

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Unwritten rules: visiting new parents

Photo by Anna Hardy As this is a family blog I’m presuming that most of you reading this will have been through (and survived) those early days of becoming a parent: the sudden responsibility, the shift of everyday life’s nature, the endurance test, the emotions… Like someone just shook up the snow globe you were […]

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