National Walk to school week is upon us again. We all know walking is the best way to get to school, but in the morning rush especially if you’re a working parent, do you have time to walk? Once again the news is highlighting  parking outside schools, more fines have been issued than ever before as parents are parking on the zigzags & double yellow lines in an effort to drop their kids off  as close to school as possible.  In fact the fines have doubled to over 28,000 since 2011. As lots of parents are on their way to…

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I’m going to #blogonmosi, and I’m meeting @messedupmum we’re getting rather giddy, and can’t wait for it to come I’ve never been to an event before, I hope it will be fun It’ll be like a mad day out, with mums on the run I’ve had this blog about a year, and still got loads to learn but I’ve found a fab community, with help at every turn I’m not even self hosted, I haven’t worked with brands but I’m hoping that this year, they’ll both be in my plans I don’t really know what to expect, or what we’re going to…

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I’ve read books about Spot the dog, and pop up books and rhymes And feel I’ve read the Gruffalo about a million times Biff & Chip and Kipper are imprinted in my brain And sometimes I do wonder, who chose those children’s names I was prepared to read The Twits, but my son had other ideas He said ‘I don’t like Roald Dahl ’ as it quickly disappears Then we had the Astrosaurs and Captain Underpants So any of the classics just didn’t stand a chance But now he is a teenager and I can safely say He ‘likes the…

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She strode past the other models, not even giving them a second look, they felt a shiver as she passed them by. Out onto the catwalk and she was home, this was her place, the excitement of the crowd buzzing with anticipation the media flashbulbs ready. Long limbs in flowing fabric, stunning in the show lights she tossed her well recognised golden hair, once a ‘supermodel always a supermodel’ she thought. She paused at the end of the runway, keeping her composure she turned with a glint in her eye. Ha, she thought, I might be dead but I’m not…

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Christmas is over, decorations away Santa left stuff for the kids to play New games and gifts have replenished the stocks But after a day kids are back on xbox I’ve eaten the chocolates, cakes and crisps Think i’ve shrunk my clothes they won’t fit past my hips I’ve lovely new boots that I can’t parade As I daren’t go the shops till the husband’s been paid I nearly got choked and everything stinks Never give 13 year olds gift sets of Lynx Ask kids what’s the highlight and here’s what they’ll say When Nan showed her bag saying it’s…

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