Beating the January blues

Christmas is over, the decorations are down. New years is a distant memory (too much champagne may have something to do with that) Are the January blues starting to set in for you? January is one of my least favourite months every this year is proving to be no exception – the weather is horrible and I am broke so I need to make some plans to give myself something to look forward to and hopefully keep myself sane. With funds stretched to the max from Christmas I have been having to think slightly further a field than ‘lets go for…

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Christmas 2015

I have been pretty quiet on the blogging and social media front this last couple of weeks and with good reason. Since I started writing Everything Mummy about 18 months ago I haven’t really taken a break, every day I have done something every single day and while I love it the past year has been pretty full on. With christmas I thought it would be the perfect time to have a little breather, spend some quality time with friends, family and most importantly my three little princesses. Whilst I am still in holiday mode I thought I’d just post…

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How to Help New and Soon-to-Be Parents in the UK

One of the things that mothers hope for their children is that they grow up to stand on their own to feet, both literally and figuratively. Although we risk suffering from empty nest syndrome when they go abroad or to university, it’s important that we teach them to be self-reliant, so that they are capable of taking care of themselves and others in the future. The process of becoming a self-sufficient adult starts at a very young age in school. Children all over the world are learning how to be intellectually and emotionally independent with the help of education, even…

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A Christmas Wish

Back in 2006 Pampers teamed up with UNICEF to launch their 1 pack = 1 vaccine campaign to help battle against new born and maternal tetanus. It may not be a disease you are familiar with but it affects families in some of the poorest areas of the world and occurs when newborns are infected as a direct result of unhygienic birthing practices. Once newborn tetanus has been contracted there is no real cure and it still claims the lives of 49,000 newborns every year, which is equivalent to one baby’s life every 11 minutes. A shocking number, when I think…

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5 Under £5 – Stocking Fillers For Girls

Christmas is coming!! I have been concentrating on getting Maisy’s birthday out of the way it has dawned on me I am not at all prepared for the mayhem of christmas. The tree will be going up over the weekend so I thought I’d share 5 stocking filler ideas all for under a fiver! Squeaky gingerbread socks – how cute and they squeak… need I say more. Bath bombs – I adore lush not only for myself but with all natural products they are perfect for the girls to use in the bath. They get so excited to have a lush…

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