The ordinary moments #13 – Brockholes, Preston

| Diary

Brockholes, Preston, importance of outdoor play #tearsintosmiles

Last week Lucas and I met up with a friend I used to work with and her 2 children. We went for a walk and play at Brockholes nature reserve. We also had an early lunch im their floating cafe. As you can see Lucas’ waterproofs are still drowning him but it doesn’t stop him […] Read more…

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Good Bubble review

| Giveaways, Health & Beauty, Reviews

Good bubble giveaway

When the people over at Good Bubble heard I was going to try getting Lucas into a bath, book, bed routine they offered to send us some lovely products to get us off to a good start. Not only that but they would like to give my readers the chance to win a bubble bath, shampoo and […] Read more…

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DeWalt challenger boots review

| Fashion

DeWalt challenger boots review

FFX Tools recently offered* to let us review some products from their site. I hadn’t heard of them before so I had a nosy at what they offered and they offer a lot! They have a huge array of tools, hardware, clothing, work protection, camping equipment, garden furniture etc, seriously, I could go on forever. […] Read more…

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Bath, Book, Bed with Jo Frost and Book Trust

| Family

Bath, book, bed

Lucas and I were invited* to the Trafford Centre on Thursday as part of Book Trust’s #BathBookBed campaign. Parenting expert, Jo Frost and the Peppa Pig family have teamed up with Book Trust to emphasise how important the well known bath, book and bed routine is to help your children get the sleep they need and hopefully […] Read more…

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Summer 2017 Fashion

| Fashion, Shopping

Festival fashion black and silver handmade bracelet banubaya

Once upon a time, I used to love shopping and clothes and regularly treated myself to lots of lovely items. Skip a few years, debt, moving out of my parents home and a child and that has all gone out of the window. Plus, whenever I have been into town, I have been completely bewildered […] Read more…

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What Lucas Wore #35 – Blade and Rose

| Fashion, Giveaways

Blade and Rose rainbow set

  Blade and Rose sent* Lucas a pair of their incredibly bright rainbow leggings, £10 and a multi coloured top, £12.95. I love this range and especially like the hat which unfortunately is only available up to 12 months. I would love to see this is bigger sizes as Lucas is hat mad.     Now, […] Read more…

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How to manage your anxiety when it takes over

| Health & Beauty

manage your anxiety

If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you know how distressing they can be. Your heart races, you feel like you’re being smothered, and you feel dizzy and faint. You may experience chest pain, chills, numbness or tingling sensations, and nausea, and you may feel like you’re dying or detached from your body. People who […] Read more…

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The ordinary moments #11

| Diary

The ordinary moments paw patrol paint figurines

    D bought Lucas a set of figurines from Paw Patrol to paint. Lucas was really excited when he saw the box and couldn’t wait to open it. We put a mat down on the carpet and attempted to do it after breakfast. Lucas wasn’t interested in the actual painting, he just wanted to […] Read more…

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