Mum Needs Some Me Time – Chick Lit and Prosecco

A huge warm hello to you lovely readers at The Mad House of Cats and Babies, and special thanks to the very kind Karen Reekie for allowing me to share this guest post with you. I’m Anita Faulkner; mum to a cheeky little toddler, wife to an extremely patient hubby and blogger under the name […]

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Greener items I take away on holiday.

*This is a not a sponsored post, although some of the brands mentioned I have worked with before and continue to use* I will cheerfully admit that we are not that good at being green about going on holiday. We would like to work on that. We do try to reduce waste, and use less […]

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Sun burn, avoid it, but if it happens you can treat it.

*This post may contain affiliate links that earn me a small amount of revenue if you make a purchase* I try very very hard to avoid getting sunburned, this is a rare incident for me. You can read about what I normally use to protect my skin and my family’s skin, here   I try to […]

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Plenty of sun protection

*This post may contain affiliate links, where I earn a small amount of revenue if you purchase an item* I am not joking when I say that I pack a lot of sun protection. My hair colour and skin mean that laying out in the sunshine and tanning deeply are a no go, and in […]

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The Way Home – Esther Wane

*This is a book review post, I was kindly sent a copy of The Way Home to read, and review* When I was first asked if I would like to review The Way Home, by Esther Wane, I was a little apprehensive. It’s a book written describing a couple, who fall in love, get married, […]

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Measure Mate – a handy learning tool from Learning Resources UK

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a Measure Mate to try out and review* As a home school parent, this year, I have been somewhat overwhelmed by what is actually available in terms of resources and equipment available to us. Working out what we need, and don’t need, what is worth investing […]

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18 summers? Nah, not here…

In the past few years, I have seen posts doing the rounds about only having “18 Summers” with our children. The point of these posts being that we only have 18 summer holidays with our kids, and that somehow we need to make sure these summers are magical, perfect, and special, because when our kids […]

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