Finance: Bah humbug!

Can we talk about Christmas? I think we must at this stage of the year. For most of us it is only two more paydays away. How many of us though will be relying on credit cards and other loans to see us through the expense of the festive season? This year there seems to…

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SEND: Growing & coping

Looking outside recently it’s hard to believe it’s October and time for the Britmums SEND Round-up.  However despite the summery weather, SEND Bloggers are as usual up to their eyes in school, work and life. While 47 Stripey Socks is looking back on the summer with fondness, Ms Parent Advocate writes about the first day…

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Reviews: For a spooktacular Halloween!

There’s no hiding from it, Britain is getting more and more into Halloween and it just seems to grow every year. The first of September arrives and stores everywhere are stuffed to the brim with sweets, Halloween costumes and decorations. But what to do? Where to go? What to buy and what to make yourself?…

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Mums & Tots: Tips for dealing with toddler tantrums

We’ve all been there. In the middle of the supermarket, down the cereal aisle, when your toddler takes fancy to the big box with the alien on it. It’s happened before and that time you caved in, only to get it home and find out they hated the cereal. So this time you tell them…

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Cheap thrills: Will I ever quit my fast fashion habit?

Have you been to Primark recently? Checked out their latest must-haves? Wandered around grabbing jumpers and marvelling at the prices, while wondering if you’ll have time to queue before your toddler has a (justified) boredom meltdown? Yes, me too.   I’m a sucker for Primarni. And H&M, Zara, George at ASDA, etc. I used to…

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Pinterest: Halloween activities you will love

September was over in a flash. Back to school, harvest festivals and the Indian Summer have now gone and we are on to the next celebration – Halloween. This event is up there with the likes of Christmas and Easter. For many weeks Halloween costumes have been in the shops, I have mine already for…

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