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

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

(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

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

20 alternative uses for baby wipes

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We all know baby wipes are great for making tiny bottoms sparkly clean after a poopsplosion or even just a regular poop. (Sorry to talk about poop so early in the post!) But did you know that there are alternative uses for baby wipes that might just make your life a little easier? After all – you’ve always got a … Read More

9 brilliant blog posts to empower mums

Alice | Letters to my DaughterBlog, Feminism & Gender Issues, Parenting & Family, Support & Mental Health4 Comments

My mission with Letters to my Daughter is to empower mums to be confident, capable, kind and resilient women, setting a positive example for our daughters. Mums are amazing. You are amazing. Raising little people to become confident, capable, kind and resilient adults is no mean feet, but mums accept the challenge everyday, and we never give up. Even the … Read More