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SEND Round-up: Means-testing and microchipping?

Would you microchip your child? A headline like that is sure to grab your attention, and it sure grabbed mine earlier this month. Of course we shake our heads, we think of the civil liberties denied, the privacy issues and then we immediately think of how a system like this could be misused and abused. […]

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Travel Round-up: Summer holiday special

It’s August so it must be time for another bumper travel round-up. There are lots of bloggers out there posting about their summer holidays so I have tried to include as many as possible to give you lots of inspiration for your future travel plans. I have, for your delight, a couple of yurts, Butlins’ breaks and […]

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Politics Round-up; A mixed bag.

A variety of different topics got you talking this month, making it hard to pick a general theme for this round-up, so I haven’t, instead here are snippets from the best political posts from our bloggers. Jayne from Mums The Word looked at the housing crisis :- “So, what if our landlord hadn’t had a change […]

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Health Round-up: OCD, hypermobility & Emma Bunton

Earlier this week, I wrote for BritMums asking if you support the Saatchi Medical Innovation Bill. It gets its second reading in the House of Commons tomorrow and, in a last-minute change since I wrote that post, Lord Maurice Saatchi, who developed the Bill after his wife died of cancer, is meeting Health Secretary Jeremy […]

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My Top 10 ‘You Know You’re a Parent When…’ Moments

Newbie blogger Maddie Sinclair of Gammon and Chips fame has been shortlisted for the Fresh Voice BiB category. Here she Guest Posts for us, giving us a little taste of the way her mind works. If you like reading her Fresh Voice, she’d LOVE your vote. Do you identify with any of these ‘You know […]

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Expat Round-up: Connect with others like you

There is a solitude to expat life, even if you move with your family, that helps define the experience of living overseas. Solitude is not loneliness (and what a welcome calm in the crazy chaos of overseas living it can be), but when we feel loneliness, even in a group of people, what to do? […]

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Newbie Tuesday: Pooplosion, nappy sacks and gin

  This month the reins of the Newbie household are passed over to @WallyMummy aka Helen Wallen who writes Just a normal mummy and has a penchant for gin and wine, it would seem. This week I am covering for Actually Mummy. So this regular spot is likely to take a slightly ‘darker’ turn this […]

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Newbie Tuesday; Pooplosion, nappy sacks and gin

  This month the reins of the Newbie household are passed over to @WallyMummy aka Helen Wallen who writes Just a normal mummy and has a penchant for gin and wine it would seem. This week I am covering for Actually Mummy, so this regular spot is likely to take a slightly ‘darker’ turn this […]

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