Make biology fun with the Curiscope Virtuali-Tee – review + GIVEAWAY

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Collaborative post Hands up if you drew countless diagrams of the human body in school science lessons but still aren’t quite sure where your pancreas is or what your kidneys actually do? Same here. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a better way to learn? If we could make biology fun and interactive, and maybe our children could see … Read More

Dear Daughter: Don’t worry

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Dear daughter, Don’t worry, it will all be ok. I was once approached in the high street by a young man with a clipboard. He said he was fundraising for Marie Curie who support people with terminal illness, and wanted to know if I’d sign up to donate regularly. He seemed really nervous – not the usual brash, confident type … Read More

BlogCrush week 61 – 13th April 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 61! It may be Friday 13th but it’s certainly not bad luck for you because it’s BlogCrush time!! You may have heard that I’ve recently moved my blog to a new platform, so this is the very first BlogCrush I’ve hosted from here. Exciting! (And also please let me know if anything’s gone wrong!!) On to … Read More

5 positive & empowering things to say to your daughter every day + freebie

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We all want our daughters to grow into happy, confident, empowered adults, free of our own mental shackles. Here are 5 positive and empowering things to say to your daughter every day, to encourage her to grow into that person. 1. You are strong Girls are typically judged on their appearance first, with relatives and supermarket strangers innocently saying ‘aren’t … Read More

BlogCrush week 60 – 6th April 2018

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Good morning #BlogCrush crew! Thanks for heading over! As it’s the first Friday of the month, I’m handing over to Wendy to co-host with Lucy. Please visit their posts to join the link up: Lucy at Home – BlogCrush week 60 Naptime Natter – BlogCrush week 60 I’ll be back next week, don’t miss me too much!

(Vlog) Amazing everyday women: Big ideas, bodybuilding and TEDx

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About the Amazing everyday women series   I know a lot of amazing women. The sort of women who are perfect role models for my daughter. Strong, intelligent, confident, capable, inspiring. From engineers to business owners, sports champions to community heroes. These women totally rock, but do so without fame and fortune. They’re people you meet in everyday life, in the … Read More

BlogCrush week 59 – 30th March 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 59! Happy Easter weekend everyone! I hope the Easter bunny is generous to you all. We’ve got an Easter egg hunt Friday morning but otherwise the weekend is clear and I intend to SLEEP! As much as is possible with a 3 year old on the loose anyway… What are your plans for the long weekend? … Read More

13 gentle April Fool’s pranks to play on your toddler

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This year, April Fool’s Day falls on Easter Sunday. As it’s the first year my daughter will really be old enough for April Fool’s pranks, I’m embracing this! I’m not going to get into the ethics of pranking your innocent little child… Of course, every parent knows their child best, and different children will have different levels of tolerance for … Read More

BlogCrush week 58 – 23rd March 2018

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Welcome to #BlogCrush week 58! Happy Friday everyone! I read a post last week from Mission: Mindfulness about meditating every day. While I was in Spain, I downloaded the Headspace app to help me incorporate meditation and mindfulness into my routine and hopefully calm my frantic mind. I think I managed 6 days in a row, which isn’t bad for … Read More