Month: December 2011

The importance of childcare support

The family dynamics of modern society are vastly different to those of older generations. Many, if not most, families live miles apart – countries apart – and it’s no longer a matter of popping into mum’s down the road to drop the kids off for an hour or two of respite. A new study By […]

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How to get your kids gardening

In our family my hubby is the one with green fingers.  Herbs are his forté and my little girl loves to help her daddy in the garden. ‘Helping’ usually entails digging up newly planted soil and scattering it everywhere but in flower beds and pots… where it should go. And my two-year-old has a stone […]

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The great lipstick massacre

I love make-up; eye-liner is my best friend and eye-shadow my guilty pleasure. I don’t wear it every day but when I ‘do my eyes’ it’s a matter of go big or go home! My two-year-old daughter is besotted with my make-up. I have a small mirror that I usually work at, and Amelia hovers […]

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Most useful shopping tool for Mums

Today I decided to do something really ambitious. Shop without a pram. My daughter is nearly two; she has legs and loves to walk. I just needed milk and nappies. The shop is only a bus ride away. What was I thinking!? Leaving home without the most useful shopping tool for Mum? So we set off […]

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Unique birthday party idea for kids

Need a unique birthday party idea? A cooking party is a great one. It may seem fairly obvious (and a whole bunch of work) but what about a cooking party with a difference!? Cooking party company Splat Cooking has just launched ‘Molecular Gastronomy and Food Science Parties’. The idea is to incorporate cooking and science […]

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