When you have three kids of varying ages, it can be frustrating because the little one always wants to do the things the older ones are, and that isn’t always possible. Take Bike Riding for example. Izzie has just managed to let go of her stabilisers, and Ollie is riding confidently on just one. Mason who has just turned 2 is too small for a regular bike, and struggled with more traditional balance types bikes as he couldn’t keep them upright. Therefore I was so excited when I heard that we were being sent a Toddlebike2 to review. I’d not…

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This post is an entry for the BritMums #TearsintoSmiles Challenge, sponsored by Elastoplast. It’s a standard joke in our house and amongst our family and friends that we are a clumsy family. If there is something to trip over or fall in, one of us Brushneen’s will find it. I have never known anyone other than Ell who has been able to shut their own head in a door – I’m still not sure how he managed that. I fall up the stairs on a daily basis and unfortunately it looks like all three kids are following suit. I was…

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It’s no secret that we LOVE Child’s Farm toiletries in this house…we are Brand Ambassadors for them for a start. We were so excited to receive a lovely parcel in the post from Martha at Imagination PR, containing some of the lovely CF products. I’m very conscious about what I’m using on my children’s skin and I love that Child’s Farm products have no parabens or mineral oils, are suitable for eczema prone and sensitive skin and they smell lovely. I always find with other ‘kind to skin’ products we’ve tried that they tend to be unscented, but whenever we…

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At the end of last summer, we redecorated our bedroom  – it was previously a dark purple colour, and although I liked it at the time we had done it in 2011, I was ready for something a little more grown up. With three children, our bedroom is the only area of the house that is truly ours, and I wanted it to be cosy and inviting, but also look fresh and clean. We went for a combination of grey colours, and fresh white linens, and I absolutely love it. Now that Spring is upon us, as much as I…

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This post is an entry for the #VicksTricks Campaign Anyone who has read any of my blog posts in the last few weeks, will know since the beginning of December we haven’t gone a week in our house without some sort of illness. I was really pleased therefore, to receive the #VicksTricks challenge from BritMums.   We were really excited to receive this package in the post last week which contained a bedtime book, fingers puppets, a memory stick with 4 easy magic tricks on it, and a bottle of The Vicks First Defence Nasal Spray – to help make…

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