What is the Difference between Fostering and Adoption?

December 8, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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What is the Difference between Fostering and Adoption?

Mummy says…Giving a foster child love, stability and the care they need is a rewarding thing both to the adult and the child. You can do this either by adoption or by fostering. It is important to understand the main difference … Continue reading

December 1, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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How do you contest or challenge a Will?

Mummy says…When someone close to you has passed away, it is the hardest thing imaginable. Hopefully the person will have left a Will, the legal document that sets out how the deceased’s estate is to be distributed to family members and/or other beneficiaries. … Continue reading

Grandparents are so cool

November 7, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Why My Grandparents are so cool

Pickle says…. I have two very special people in my life whom I love dearly, and who love me. They are always there for me, Mummy, and my brother and sisters in every way. These people are my grandparents, my … Continue reading

Book Your Family Holiday and Save

November 6, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Book Your Family Holiday and Save

Mummy says….Travelling is not our household’s biggest expense, but I do admit that it’s the expense I care the most about because we LOVE travelling. I love all the planning and scheduling, our family holidays are an investment of my time and emotions as much as … Continue reading

Getting Your Teen Ready for Uni and Life

October 25, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Getting Your Teen Ready for Uni and Life

Mummy says…With my eldest daughter having just graduated from Uni, and my other daughter looking to start Uni next September, as well as a teen son, I am really aware that too many teens today go off to university without the … Continue reading

Tips for Staying Safe When You Are Out

October 23, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Tips for Staying Safe When You Are Out

Mummy says… We spend a lot of our time out and about, both in the countryside at home, and visiting towns and cities. There are potential dangers everywhere, some more so at this time of year. I have some top … Continue reading

Weekly catch up

October 21, 2017
by Ickle Pickle
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Our Summer Part 2 August 2017

Better late than never, but here is Part 2 of our Summer. We love sharing our adventures with you, and picking the best photos to show you too. It captures our memories and it is lovely to look back on what we … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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. … Continue reading

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…