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    Make learning fun with these great autumn ideas

    *This is a paid post The leaves are changing colour, the nights are drawing in and the woolly jumpers are making a come-back — it must be autumn. Summer might be over, but there’s still plenty of fun for you and your children to have in this season. You could get stuck into some cosy crafts, or get bundled up and go outside to enjoy nature in its beautiful autumnal state. Whatever you choose, you could make it into a fun learning experience with some interactive activities and play.  Read on for some fun autumnal ideas and inspiration, so that you and your little one can make the most of the season. …

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    Tips to Ensure Your Kids Get the Best out of Educational Apps

    *This is a paid post Your kids may be spending more and more time on tablets and other electronic devices, but you can maximize their screen time by keeping them engaged with educational apps and other learning material. As a matter of fact, there are countless educational apps and learning activities that can keep your child entertained. Counting games, digital puzzles, learning apps, interactive worksheets and problem-solving games are just some examples. Of course, there are more lots of educational apps available, and no matter what your child’s needs are, you will find one that can be customized to suit them. Before heading off to the app store to download…

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    Creating business cards with aura print |AD

    *This is a paid post with Aura print First impressions are important whether that be in your personal life or your work life. Experts say that it takes between 5-15 seconds for someone to form a first impression of somebody. So you need to make sure that you are making their first impression positive especially if it’s in a work capacity and you would like to work with them. I regularly attend a blogger conference called Blogon. Well, I say regularly I did before covid. Blogon has an amazing brand den where lots of different brands come together in one place. You can chat with them about potential collaborations or…

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    Why are playgroups important for toddlers and parents ?

    This is a collaborative post As many parents are realising, a child’s education starts well before school. Playgroups, therefore, are the perfect learning platform for both you and your little one! With relaxed and friendly environments, playgroups are a great space for kids as young as 6 months old to meet their peers, and for their parents or caregivers to socialise too! So read on to learn more about playgroups and why so many people consider them an essential part of their toddler’s development. What is a playgroup? Simply put, a playgroup is a gathering of children and their parents or caregivers. While there are informal versions of this, with parents meeting…

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    AD: Adding a conservatory or extension to your home

    AD: This post was written in collaboration with Three counties LTD. Based in Camberley, Surrey Three counties LTD have been installing our high-performance Windows, Doors and Conservatories to homes across the Three Counties for 10 years.  Now the kids are getting older they are wanting to have their friends over to play. Which after the last 18 months it’s a welcome change to be able to have their friends around. Myself and Jordan have been thinking about potentially making a snug type room either a conservatory or extension where the children can have a telly and some bits in. Which would be perfect for when their friends come around. We…

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    How I made £180 in a week with the Matched betting tutor

    AD – The Matched Betting Tutoring service in this post was provided to me in exchange for a post. All thoughts are my own. I have looked into matched betting serval times over the last few years. I’ve read serval articles and blogs and thought yes this is amazing. Then when I come to start doing it I get all nervous and scared. Mainly that I’m going to do it wrong and end up in debt. The matched betting tutor takes the stress for me out of matched betting. Communication is really easy it’s all done via a chat function on his website. For each bet that the matched betting…

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    5 Steps to Successfully Weaning Your Baby

    Weaning your baby is an exciting time for you as a new parent, but it can also be stressful.  Whether you are worried about how much your baby will eat, the mess that will no doubt be made, or you don’t know what foods you should be offering them first, the below post will tell you everything you need to know about weaning your baby. Step 1: Check that your baby is ready It is recommended that you start weaning your baby from 6 months onwards, although some mums start as early as 4 months. If you are not sure if your baby is ready for solid food, you may want to…

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    Prevent The Aged Look On Your Beautiful Face With Botox

    Witnessing scars on any part of your body can be so painful. Though you could neglect the reason behind its cause, you would take and do all that is required to eliminate its presence. Think about observing permanent folds or creases on your beautiful face either at an early age or in your 40’s and 50’s due to the repeated facial expressions as well as the skin’s exposure to several external factors. Would you just ignore it because it is something common or will you take all the necessary steps to wipe it out completely?  The presence of fine lines and wrinkles on the face affect not just the appearance…

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    AD: September picks from femme luxe

    I have been very lucky again to be able to pick some products from Femme luxe to try and share with you. Stone High Waisted Belted Paper Bag Wide Leg Trousers The summer may be over but we have a lot of nights out to catch up on that we have been missed due to lockdown. This is where a good pair of trousers come In. Something that you can wear over and over again and just keep changing the top-up. The first thing I love about these trousers is the paper bag detail. This style for me is the most flattering style. I just find with them being high…

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    Dreamegg white noise machine for children and adults | review

    We were sent the Dreamegg white noise machine for free in return for an honest review, All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links There are so many new products on the market for babies since I had my two. Working in a nursery means I get to keep a grasp on new products that parents are using. One product I have seen more and more of our parents using recently are white noise machines. I remember when my two were little these were just inside of teddys or toys. One of the downsides I used to find is that they would stay on for long enough. My…

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    Reasons Why Luxury Vinyl Dominates the Flooring Market

    This is a collaborative post Interior designers point to luxury vinyl flooring as the number one choice to replace real hardwood or stone flooring designs, and it is hard to argue against the fact that it is a superior solution. Many people are aware of the benefits vinyl has over its real-life competition, but some are not fully aware of the underlying benefits also. To fine line them, here is a short breakdown of some of the finer qualities that make it the favourite for those seeking home improvement. Price As the budget towards any improvement is always the thing on your mind when sourcing flooring for the home, Luvantoluxury…

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    Femme Luxe August picks |AD

    I’m back again with my picks from Femme luxe for August 2021. With the weather being interchangeable I have picked a few different bits. Wine Slinky Balloon Sleeve Bardot Mini Dress Now I loved this dress on the website it looked so classy . It is lovely just sadly too short for me. I’m sure there are woman out their that the length wouldn’t be an issue for . I just feel so self conscious when I have my legs out. So I prefer things to be more on the longer side. However it does look really nice with a pair of jeans. I just move the body part around…

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    Car essentials for parents: keeping your car organised and safe

    There are so many essentials to have in your car when you have children. Obviously the main thing is a car seat but there are so many more things you will need . Most of these I didn’t even think about until my children were a few months old. The products below have been gifted by Dreambaby. This post also contains affiliate links. Car essentials for parents Window shade These are so handy to have and I’ve only just stopped using mine. Mainly because the windows on my new car are tinted slightly. If it wasn’t for that I would still be using them. The Dreambaby adjustable car window shade…

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    My First Bingo: At School | Game from Laurence King Publishing

    We was sent the My first Bingo game for free In return for an honest review. All opinions are my own. My two love playing games that can be played as a family. They were recently sent my first bingo school addition to try. The game comes with four different bingo cards which each represent a different area of a school. Unlike traditional bingo your not looking for a number but you’re looking to match the picture. This makes it super easy for younger children to join in with. Alby is 3 and he is able to play this game with ease where as if it was numbers I don’t…

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    IDentity lingerie -nightwear made in the UK: Review

    I was sent the items below from IDentity lingerie for free in return for an honest review. All opinions are my own. There is nothing better than at the end of a long day coming home and getting in your pyjamas. If I’m honest I probably spend more time in my pyjamas than any other of my clothes. So it’s only right that your nightwear is just as comfortable as your daywear. Actually, pyjamas should be the most comfortable thing you ever wear. I have recently been sent some beautiful pieces from IDentity lingerie to try and to share with you. Now I have never owned any silk pyjamas I…

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    Healthy Habits You Should Teach Your Child

    This is a collaborative post Various research has shown that children who are taught healthy habits in childhood tend to be healthy adults. As a parent, you can lead by example and encourage your child to follow a healthy lifestyle. Here are some of the best healthy habits that you should teach your child: Eat the rainbow Eating more fruit and vegetables can protect your child from chronic illnesses and diseases like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Convincing fussy eaters to eat more fruit and vegetables can be a challenge, but you can encourage your little one to try new foods and eat more healthily. For instance, if you…

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    The best skincare routine in just a few simple steps

    This is a collaborative post There are a lot of things to think about when you want to undergo a strong and successful skincare regimen, and take steps to look after yourself. Now, one of the key things that you need to keep in mind is the fact that there are a lot of ideas that will help you to make changes and help you get the best and most impressive skincare regimen you can to work with right now.  You have to make sure you focus on doing as much as possible to improve your process and make sure you think about some of the best ways of achieving…

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    4 Things That Can Change Your Family – Hint: It’s Not A Baby

    This is a collaborative post Announcement: The family is changing for the better! You can be sure that if you were to announce sudden changes in the family, most people would assume that you are having a baby. While pregnancy transforms your family, today, we’ll be looking at other subtle ways in which you can bring togetherness to your household. Growing together is the goal of every family. However, it’s no easy task when you are trying to find something that works for everyone. After all, we’ve all got different needs and interests. So what changes can you introduce to your family that will be meaningful for everyone? 1. Adopting…

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    AD: My Femme Luxe picks July 2021

    I’m back again with my picks from Femme Luxe. This time I did take a bit of a gamble and order two sets that had crop tops . Now this isn’t something I would normally wear but I’ve got a few weeks left in my 20’s so thought I would give it a try. Grey Scoop Neck Sleeveless Crop Top Shirred Jogger Shorts Fleece Co-ord – Bianca The first thing I want to say about this set is the fleece material is so soft on the inside. I also really like the fact that the shorts are a little longer. I quite often have issues with shorts that are part…

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    Starting school in a pandemic

    Ava has nearly finished her first year of school and what a strange year to start school . She had no induction days, we weren’t able to go into school at any point during the year . I don’t even know what her classroom looks like . She had a gradual introduction to school which was hard on her to get to grips with and also a logistical nightmare for us. We had time off school because of staffing issues , she went to school through lockdown but was in a class with children in multiple years. Ava had to be off school when we had to isolate due to…