Month: March 2012

What is Geocaching?

The first time I heard about Geocaching was whilst on holiday with my in-laws in Croatia a couple of years ago. I wasn’t particularly interested in the activity but my father-in-law was constantly popping off at the most randomly inopportune times on a hunt for a hidden ‘something’ with coordinates given on his mobile. Whatever… it […]

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Five tips to working from home successfully

Here’s an interesting stat: 12.5 per cent of mums are working as freelancers or contractors, claiming it’s the best way to manage work and family (according to a new study by Kingston University). I fall into that 12.5 per cent and I find that working from home provides the perfect opportunity for me to raise […]

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Help for restless leg syndrome

When I was preggers I developed Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) and it drove me crazy. It didn’t really affect my sleep but when I was sitting watching a movie, or my favourite show, my legs would start jittering around. For me; I felt the overpowering need to move my legs, which I would do, expecting […]

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Perfect vintage nursery products

Let’s cut to the chase: Personalised Vintage Nursery Blocks by Chipper Nelly – they’re gorgeous. I’d buy them myself, give them as a gift, share them on facebook, tweet them, ‘like’ them, love them… … Perfect vintage nursery products, I want them. And you should too. Each block is solid birch, measures 5cm and is covered […]

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2 great baby shower gifts

Baby showers host two kinds of givers: the practical kind and the whimsical kind (and perhaps a third kind, which involves a combination of the aforementioned). Practical givers favour nappies, ointments, cotton wool, muslins, perhaps a breast pad or two – anything practical and useful – as gifts. Whimsical givers prefer to give presents that […]

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