Thoughtful Gifts for the Whole Family

April 25, 2018
by Ickle Pickle
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Thoughtful Gifts for the Whole Family

Choosing a gift for someone you love can be difficult, but it becomes an even greater challenge when you are buying something for an entire family. Whether it is a new home gift or a Christmas present, it is always hard when you are catering to different tastes, ages, and genders. However, it is not impossible, and when you get the gift right, you are guaranteed to impress! With that in mind, read on to discover some of the most thoughtful gifts for the whole family…

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How to be a Student and a Parent

April 23, 2018
by Ickle Pickle
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How to be a Student and a Parent

Mummy says…Parents who are working hard to gain qualifications through higher education and other learning programmes have the added challenge of balancing studying and caring for a family. Finding time for your children and studying is the biggest challenge. I have some tips for how to be a student and a parent…

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Globus Pharyngeus Awareness

April 21, 2018
by Ickle Pickle
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Globus Pharyngeus Awareness

Mummy says… My big sister Lea has been suffering since February 2017 with severe anxiety and for months before this a throat condition. Only yesterday she learned that she is suffering from an actual condition – Globus Pharyngeus, a result of heightened anxiety. Lea had given me her full permission and support to write about this and to raise Globus Pharyngeus awareness to hopefully help others….

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Help Your Adult Child Plan their Wedding

April 19, 2018
by Ickle Pickle
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Help Your Adult Child Plan their Wedding

Mummy says…It seems like only yesterday that your child was toddling around in nappies, and now they’re getting married. Being the parent of a child that is getting married is incredibly exciting and also a little daunting. Naturally, you want to help your adult child plan their wedding as much as you can, but without getting too involved and upsetting anyone. With both my daughters now adults, this is something I will be thinking about in the not too distant future…

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Seven Must See Attractions in Vietnam

April 18, 2018
by Ickle Pickle
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Seven Must See Attractions in Vietnam

Mummy says… Vietnam, also referred to as Indo China, is a small nation situated in southwest Asia along the Indochina peninsula. Though tiny, it has many intriguing attractions on offer comparable with most other Asian destinations. Having being under the rule of Chinese, French and finally the Americans, the combined influence of these have resulted in a country bestowed with incredibly rich culture and history. If you are lucky enough to visit this beautiful place, make sure you check out these seven must see attractions in Vietnam…

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Tips to Let in Light

April 17, 2018
by Ickle Pickle
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Tips to Let in Light

Mummy says…Natural light is fundamental to our sense of wellbeing and plenty of sunlight streaming into your home has a positive effect on your mood and that of your family. The reality, however, is that many family homes in the UK are dark and gloomy. That is particularly apparent in many new-build homes, often criticised for being small, cramped and without much natural light coming in due to small windows.
Even if your house is dark and dull, it is possible to increase how much light comes in significantly. Here are some ideas of how you can create more light in even the darkest rooms of your home….

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Caring for the Elderly When the Temperature Drops

April 15, 2018
by Ickle Pickle
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Caring for the Elderly When the Temperature Drops

Mummy says…Warmer weather is supposedly on the way, but with our current track record of snow storms, record-breaking gale force winds and high rainfall these past few weeks, there’s nothing wrong with being a little prepared should another cold snap suddenly hit…

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Tips and Ways to Save Money at Alton Towers

April 12, 2018
by Ickle Pickle
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Tips and Ways to Save Money at Alton Towers

Pickle says…. This week, I was lucky enough to visit Alton Towers for the first time. I was particularly excited about seeing CBeebies Land and all the character rides there. It is biggest theme park in the UK, and really expensive, but Mummy has some top tips to save money at Alton Towers…

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Bringing your New Baby home

April 8, 2018
by Ickle Pickle
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Bringing your New Baby home

Pickle says….When Mummy was pregnant with me there were oodles and oodles of things that she wanted to get for me, that the magazines and websites told her she must have for me. Luckily, I was Mummy’s fourth baby so she new exactly what she needed for me when I was newborn and coming home from hospital….

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