3 Ways to Spread the Love Locally

October 17, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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3 Ways to Spread the Love Locally

Mummy says…We are lucky enough to live in a beautiful part of the country, but my particular town lacks a bit of community spirit. I have been thinking about ways to connect more closely with the people who live near to me and have found a few tips to help me – which may help you too.

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October 17, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Why we need Skirting Boards

It’s not until we’re in the process of installing a new floor that we even stop to think about skirting boards. Or perhaps they come to your attention when your little one has decided to show off their best artwork across the wall! But what are they actually for?

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Tips for Holidaying with Teens

October 16, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Tips for Holidaying with Teens

Mummy says….If (like me) you are the parent of a teenager (or two), you already know what temperamental creatures they can be!
Once adolescents reach a certain age, they may balk at the very notion of spending time with their family. Don’t worry. You can still take a happy family holiday, even with teens in tow, we have some tips for holidaying with teens….

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Win £75 via PayPal Open Worldwide

October 15, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Win £75 via PayPal

We have another, fantastic competition for you, to Win a £75 via PayPal with us and fellow blogger friends  Zena’s Suitcase, and Sally Akins We love giving a little something back to our readers and are so pleased to have another competition for you….

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Win a Baby Annabell Learns to Swim Doll worth £49.99

October 13, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Win a Baby Annabell Learns to Swim Doll worth £49.99

Zapf Creation has teamed up with Olympian Rebecca Adlington to get kids in the water and swimming more confidently. To celebrate this, we have a fantastic giveaway for you to Win a Baby Annabell Learns to Swim Doll…

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Letter to my 5 Year Old Son

October 12, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Letter to my 5 Year Old Son

Mummy says… Pickle, you are 5 today. 5! I can’t quite believe it, nor can the rest of the family. I want to wish you the Happiest Birthday ever and have written a letter to you…

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5 Classroom Tips for Parents of Autistic Children

October 11, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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5 Classroom Tips for Parents of Autistic Children

Whether your child is just starting school or beginning another school year, you and your child are no doubt hoping for a positive learning experience. When you have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), you want to make sure the school environment is as accommodating as it can be.

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Light Up Your Home for Winter

October 9, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Light Up Your Home for Winter

Mummy says…. We are having a bit of a revamp in our living room, we have just had an old gas fire and 70’s style fireplace taken out, boarded up and plastered to leave a lovely feature wall to be painted. I am lookind at different colours and wallpaper too. I am also looking at lighting for the cosy winter months and the right lamp or light fitting can make such a difference.

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Healthy Halloween Smoothie Bowls

October 8, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Healthy Halloween Smoothie Bowls

Pickle says…. This is our favourite time of year – we love Halloween and all the celebrations. Mummy isn’t keen on me having too many sweets though, and is always looking for fun, healthy treats instead. She has found the most awesome healthy Halloween Smoothie Bowls, and can’t wait to share them with you….

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family skiing, child skiing

October 7, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Top Tips for Your First Family Skiing Trip

Going on your first family skiing holiday is always an exciting experience. Sharing your passion with your children for the first time is a big moment. However, many parents forget that their holiday will be very different when they are bringing children along. You need to consider everything all over again, not thinking you can just book the same break as you usually wood.

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