Chicken pox and ViraSooth

Chicken Pox is very common in the UK and doesn’t really have any massively bad side effects. Most children will catch Chicken Pox at some point and I think the worst part has to be the itching. I remember when Little man was almost 3 he ended up catching it from nursery. We were on a day out at Woburn safari and I noticed tiny little blisters appearing on his skin. throughout the day there were more and more appearing and I just knew straight away it was Chicken Pox. I called up his nursery and they advised they had… View Post

Get Diagnosed online

We all know that when something isn’t quite right most of us will go onto google and diagnose ourselves with something so bad that we then make our selves sick with worry. Its only natural and often leads to more worry than needs be. I am terrible for going onto Google typing in symptoms such as, dry cough and coming off Google basically on my death bed. It’s just not worth it and I have now found a great website where you can actually take a free online assessment with medical trained staff and impartial help on your condition. This… View Post

Party Houses UK

As many of you will Know I recently celebrated my 30th Birthday with my family in Centre Parcs, we had a fantastic week away and it was great to do something a bit different for my birthday. Sometimes with children it can be hard to arrange nights out or parties if you are wanting to celebrate a special occasion. I recently found out about a company called Party Houses and they have large houses to rent the UK. This can be the perfect solution if you have children, don’t want a night out clubbing or just want a big get… View Post

How to Get a Better Deal & Save Money on Your Family Vacation

As any parent will know, it’s very expensive when you go on a vacation with the family. However, money can be saved if you’re willing to take the right steps and use the tricks that are going to be discussed below. Every chance you get to save money on a big vacation like this should be made the most of. Don’t simply resign yourself to spending a load of money on your vacation. It’s important to remember that you don’t need to spend a lot to have a good time. Here are some of the things that you should keep… View Post

Can you be a Full-Time Mum and Start Your Own Business?

Motherhood and a career are not two things that easily combine, with sacrifices usually made to one or the other. Over the last couple of decades, there has been a trend in more women pursuing a career, which has correlated in older first-time mums.Many mothers opt to stay at home, or work reduced hours, in order to look after their children and not rely on potentially expensive childcare. While identifying themselves as a full-time mum, many still harbour ambitions of forging a career, even as an entrepreneur, which in itself is more than a full-time job.How can one realistically don the hats of… View Post

Orchard Toys | Little Bug Bingo Review

If you are a regular reader over here on Blogging Mummy you will know we are massive Orchard Toys fans.  today we bring you Little bug bingo which is a brilliant travel game. Its one that anyone can play and the whole family can enjoy together. We are going away in August so I know this will be a fab addition to the kids bag for the plane journey. Whats included… 4 bingo cards 20 picture cards 34 leaf coutners The game is really simply and easy to play, it is for 2-4 players from ages 3 + Each players… View Post

Going into year 2

We are now 2 weeks into the summer holidays and time just seems to be going by so fast… Too fast. Little man completed his second year at school and will be heading into year 2 really soon. It seems like only 5 minutes since he was going into reception on his very first day. So I just want to write everything down so we can remember this time in his life for years and years to come. Little Man it seems like only yesterday since you were starting school, now look at you and what you have grown into.… View Post

Making Your Kitchen Look Way More Expensive Than It Actually Is

Do you want to make your kitchen look more expensive than it actually is? You don’t need to spend a fortune to have an expensive looking kitchen. Here are a few pointers that will help and won’t cost the earth! Add A Pendant Light Pendant lights look amazing. It’s like having a piece of art in your kitchen that has a practical use too. They make an amazing focal point/feature, and they just go to show that you don’t need to have a chandelier for a great looking kitchen! Use Expensive Feeling Colours Some colours tend to feel more expensive… View Post

Press event for the Grossery gang

A few weeks ago we had a very special invite… to see the new mini movie of The Grossery Gang. As soon as I saw this pop up in my inbox I knew my eldest son would love this and straight away said we would love to go. We headed down to London last week and I have to say we had a fantastic day out. If you have kids I am pretty sure you will know all about The grocery Gang already. You can pop on over to their website to play fun games, downloads and latest news. You… View Post

Beauty trends for 2017

Being a Mummy of 2 children I find it very hard to make time for myself. I flick through Instagram and see some beautiful make up on people and I am in owe. I just wish I had time to sit and do my make up how I used to before having children. I am lucky if I am able to slap on a bit of foundation and some bronzer these days. I could spend hours watching make up tutorials at night and just looking through different seasonal make up trends on Instagram. Recently Ellisons have released an ebook about… View Post