Scandi-rave-ia event review 

If you are anything like me then you are always entering those facebook competitions to like and share posts to try and win stuff and never winning anything. Well the other day I was overjoyed to win a family ticket…

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Stop telling me about your great sleepers!!

My kids wake a lot. I breed non sleepers – of the extreme kind. My 4 year old barely makes it 2-3 hours before his first get up. My 14 month old wakes constantly. Fitbit tells me I average 15-25…

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Unisex 1st birthday gift ideas with longevity 

Given that it has just been my daughter’s first birthday I thought I would do a quick blog on good first birthday gifts. I’ve had one of each, a boy and a girl, and my son is 4 now so…

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Cybex Sirona Review – extended rear-facing UK car seat

It’s pretty well known now that extended rear facing is significantly safer for children up to at least 4 years old in the rare but serious event of a car crash. To put it in crude terms, it’s largely because…

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#primaryschoolplaces rant

Like far too many parents across England today, we’ve just found out that we didn’t get our first choice of primary school places for our son. This was our first experience of the primary schools admission process and I’m pretty…

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