October 20, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Milton Keynes Camping and Caravanning Club Site

Pickle says…In the summer we went on a little road trip to go glamping at theMilton Keynes Camping and Caravanning Club Site. Now did you know that Milton Keynes is famous for it’s roundabouts!? Everyone Mummy told about our holiday to MK said it had lots of roundabouts. And it does, but it has so much more too….

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How successful has Stoptober been-

October 19, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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How successful has Stoptober been?

Stoptober is a popular initiative that was set up by Public Health England. It runs throughout the month of October for 28 days, and has been designed to encourage smokers to quit. 2017 is the sixth year of the initiative.
In collaboration with Nicotinell, a supplier of stop smoking products, there is investigate search volume and data from Google Trends to assess the success of the campaign. So what was discovered?

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Bletchley Park, Home of the CodeBreakers

October 18, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Bletchley Park, Home of the CodeBreakers

Mummy says…I love the period of WWII in history and have enjoyed learning more about it as my older children have studied it for their History GCSE. I was so very excited and curious to be visiting Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire, named Home of the Codebreakers.

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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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