Parents

  • Real Life – This Morning’s #AttachmentParenting feature – Is Katie Hopkins a misogynist?

    By on November 13, 2013
    I have written extensively over the years about how women get pulled into debates that divide us. The latest one which received a lot of attention yesterday, 12th November, was on This Morning when Peaches Geldof was pitched against Katy Hopkins on a discussion on #AttachmentParenting.                   On watching this debate, and […]
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  • #Backtoschool – It’s That Time of Year Again

    By on August 30, 2013
    I can’t believe the holidays have whizzed past and it’s time to think about the new school year. This September both my children will be going to state school and so for me, believe it or not, the back to school purchases are not as painful as usual. Even more so because I managed to get so much for so […]
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  • Have you made a Will yet?

    By on July 4, 2013
    Why you should think about writing a will No one likes to think about their own death but writing a Will is often essential if you want your money, property and belongings to go to your loved ones. What happens if I don’t make a Will? If you die without making a Will, you will have died intestate and the […]
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  • MAKE CHILDCARE 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE

    By on June 27, 2013
    MAKE CHILDCARE 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE   #makechildcare100percenttaxdeductible Based in Wiltshire, UK Parent Blogger, Clare Macnaughton, A Modern Military Mother vows to form an army of parents who support the notion that childcare is 100% tax deductible I am UK parent blogger, Clare Macnaughton, A Modern Military Mother, and I am trying to raise an army of working parents to create change […]
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  • Vendee Globe Live Start Commentary!

    By on November 9, 2012
    So far, over one million people have visited the Race Village for the Vendee Globe round the world solo yacht race, in Les Sable d’Olonne, France, demonstrating the enormous worldwide interest in this insane race, and AMMM will be providing the lead commentary for the English web broadcast of the start! However, will she be able to keep her audience […]
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  • Brit Mums Live & Trollied

    By on June 25, 2012
    There was a lot of trolleying around. I got trollied on the Friday night – ouchie! And then talked about trolls on the Saturday day. I think that Susanna and Jen did a frickin’ marvellous job – I was so impressed. There was so much great food and free booze. The venue was ‘top drawer’ as they say in the […]
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  • Real Life: The Good Life?

    By on May 23, 2012
    PLUS CA CHANGE , PLUS C’EST LA MEME CHOSE. James Macnaughton, my Father-in-Law, writes in a guest blog about how times are not so different today than over 30 years ago! It’s funny how one’s mind works, sometimes ! The wise French proverb “The more things change, the more they are the same” reminded me of events in 1973-74 (when […]
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  • Heat Holders Thermal Socks Review

    By on December 19, 2011
    The entire family has been wearing these heat holders thermal socks all week and we LOVE these socks! They are really soft on the inside, just pop them on for instant toasty toes!! My little girl won’t take her’s off, she’s had them on for 3 days and even wears them to bed. We’ve put them to the test on […]
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  • What Price Safety? £22.50 it would seem…..

    By on December 12, 2011
    Sometimes a product comes along that makes one stop and think, especially if you have children. You ask yourself, will this product make a difference, will it possibly save a life? Then along came this one and I think it might just do that. How hard is it to get your kids to wear a reflectivre jacket when they are […]
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  • Hampers Are A Great Gift For Old People And (Old)Couples

    By on November 30, 2011
    If you are stuck for a gift idea this Christmas, especially for old people and those relatives that are just a bit awkward to buy for. Have you considered getting them a hamper? Hampers are great gifts for people who like fruit cake, biscuits, chutney and strangely flavoured nuts all packaged up in a nice bit of wicker – these […]
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