Tales of One Mummy Blogger & Her Superhero Sidekick

AHAVA Dead Sea Skincare – Anti Ageing Products


I first discovered AHAVA skincare from my mum who bought the product after a visit to the Red Sea a few years ago.  Mum suffers from rosacea and dry skin and found that the AHAVA moisturiser she used for a week whilst away at a hotel there did wonders for her skin but unfortunately on her return to the UK there were no local stockists that were able to source the product for her.

So, when I told her that AHAVA have just launched their own AHAVA eBay store which sells a fantastic range of their skincare and anti-ageing products she was really keen for me to show her what was on offer.

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Keep the monkeys amused this school holidays with the new Virry app


Week two of the school holidays is alread here – hang on mum’s and dad’s just another five weeks to emotionally / financially get through.

If you’re nerves are feeling a little shredded after week one and you are looking for something to do on the forecasted wet days ahead why not be smart and give yourself a rest and amuse the kids with one of the best new educational apps I have seen for a while.

Now before you raise an eyebrow about parenting kids with technology, this new App called Virry is seriously smart and is all about engaging children and technology in a fun, informative way that will keep their grey matter turning and allow you to have warm cups of coffee.  Sound good?  Well read on.

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My Fashion Fix For Summer 2015


The last few weeks have heralded an absolute heatwave over here, and it’s safe to say that summer has well and truly arrived. Now the school holidays have started, we have six glorious and tiring weeks ahead before school-sanctioned autumn begins. The trouble with living in the UK is that the summer weather can be anything from torrential rain to stagnant, stinking, humid heat.  One minute it is flip flops and shorts and then the next pacca-macs and wellies!

With that in mind, here are my favourite fashion picks from this summer’s key trends.

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Birth is easy….parenting is fucking hard


Let’s for a minute dispel the myth of perfect parenting.

Parenting bloggers to many seem to have a knack of catching and recording angelic parenting moments and we spend hours posting beautifully staged photos to Instagram and social media.  It can be very misleading.

The reality is giving birth to your child is easy, for the majority of us it goes smoothly.  The hard work truly starts afterwards when we begin parenting.

There are no manuals. There are proclaimed ‘parenting guides’ that give you well meaning advice psychological babble, but the start reality is PARENTING IS FUCKING HARD.

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