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Separation Anxiety
Parenting Tips

Separation Anxiety: 5 reasons why you need to recognise it in your child

We have a guest post todayon Separation Anxiety, which is a very real problem for both parents and children alike. Stacey Turner is the author of a series of books designed to help with a number of childhood first such as going to nursery; My Tiny Book (available from Amazon) Separation anxiety is the anxiety […]


by Helen • October 18, 2017
Something to look back on with the kids - take them to an Enchanted Event iin the UK with English Heritage - perfect for the run up to Christmas!
Family holiday locations & tips

Enchanted Audley End: A magical experience for the whole family #ehenchanted

Audley End is enchanted through-out the year, but this year there is something special happening in their gardens in England; something even more magical than usual. English Heritage are putting on spectacular events in the winter to take advantage of the shorter days, and the showcase their wonderful properties in a new and inspiring away. […]


by Helen • October 17, 2017
Great giveaways for kids & parents

Win one of 10 bundles of a case of Iceland Luxury Mince Pies and a Channel Mum mug

YOU NEED TO WATCH A VIDEO AND COMMENT ON IT ON THE CHANNEL MUM SITE AND NOT ON THIS BLOG POST. Full details are below. Raise your hand if you love a good mince pie! We sure do, so we are promoting this competition that we found on the Channel Mum site for you to go […]


by Helen • October 16, 2017
Win a bundle of awesome Lonely Planet Kids Books
Great giveaways for kids & parents

Win a bundle of awesome Lonely Planet Kids Books

Come explore! Let’s start an adventure with Lonely Planet Kids, with books that excite and educate children about the amazing world around them. We’ve got a bundle of all these books to give away to our wonderful readers courtesy of this wonderful kids’ book company. Why wouldn’t you enter today? Out this autumn, Lonely Planet […]


by Helen • October 12, 2017
Parenting Tips

5 benefits of Delta Wave Music for babys brain development

Parenthood is a wonderful time in our lives. For some parents, it starts off as a bit challenging, while some have a natural ability to breeze through it. Watching your baby grow and develop from early in your pregnancy right up until the day they leave for college is truly a remarkable journey. The most […]


by Jim Stevens • October 11, 2017
Win these fantastic Smiggle backpack - closes 2nd Nov.
Great giveaways for kids & parents

Win Smiggle goodies with Impact Tutors (3 prizes available worth £80!)

We are working with the wonderful Impact Tutors to give you some fantastic advice about getting a tutor, and to offer Smiggle prizes to THREE lucky winners! We’ve got a first prize of one of these rather awesome backpacks worth £33.50 – ideal for any kid that loves the Smiggle school stuff: And then one […]


by Helen • October 5, 2017
Free printable activities & reward charts

Real KiddyCharts #5: Why taking baby outside is so dam hard

Before I had children, I could grab my shoes, reach for the coat on the coat rank, and I was gone. But taking baby outside; that is a whole other story. And when I was pregnant with my first child, I thought that this was EXACTLY how it would be with a child, all I […]


by Helen • October 4, 2017
Great giveaways for kids & parents Open giveaways

Subscribe to Channel Mum and win £250 of Benefit Products (UK) #CMBenefit

Hello everyone! Some of you already know, that my day job involves working for Channel Mum; and they have a great competition live which I thought I would share with all my readers. They are working with Benefit in the U.K. to give away £250 of product, plus a one-to-one make up session with Lisa […]


by Helen • October 3, 2017
You can win one of these lovely hoodies for your kids - why wouldn't you I ask!?!?! Bax and Bay make some lovely clothes, so why not check them out and our giveaway? Closes 26th Oct.
Great giveaways for kids & parents Open giveaways

Win stunning Bax & Bay Grey Rainbow sweatshirt and kids hoody

The stunning Bax & Bay company are teaming up with us to give away a gorgeous Grey Bax & Bay rainbow sweatshirt and kids rainbow hoody (sizes available 6months-11years). We have worked with Bax & Bay before, and just ADORE their designs, and we wanted to bring some more to you for the autumn season. […]


by Helen • September 28, 2017
Free Wildflower Identification Printables for Kids
Free printable activities & reward charts

Wildflower Identification: Get the kids spotting town plants and more!

What is your little ones favorite flower? Would you like to learn more about wildflowers and help save them for future generations to enjoy too? So would we. We now have a lot less contact with nature than previous generations had. There are a lot less flowers around us, and we seem to have less time […]


by Helen • September 27, 2017