After the week of scorching heat we can certainly say Summer has arrived! But while the sun brings fun but it also brings danger and protecting our family's skin is top of the agenda on sunny days. I've teamed up with Nivea Sun and Cancer Research UK to bring you some top sun safety tips and test out some family friendly suncreams to avoid tears and tantrums!
The end of half term is nigh. We've had a lovely week finished off with a few sunny days in France. But we woke up this morning hear yet more awful news from home. In a world full of senseless madness I'll hug these girls even tighter tonight.
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We've all been there. You are out in the park and your baby chucks their soother out of the pram. Nightmare! Enter the Milton Mini Soother Steriliser which can clean and sterilise your baby's soother in just 15 minutes while you are out. Genius.
Before the monsoon and we got completely drenched!!!
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Taking kids to eat at decent restaurants strikes fear into the hearts most parents and we are no exception. On a good day we may survive the three courses unscathed but to minimise the risk of social and gastronomic carnage we tend to stick to family friendly restaurants where the food is rather uninspiring (garlic bread and spag bol for two please waiter) but you can almost guarantee the kids will eat it without making a fuss. Plus there will always be another child acting worse that your own.
Giggling Squid in the heart of Reigate town centre is the kind of restaurant we would usually avoid with the kids. It's elegant, minimalist decor and wonderful Thai menu make it perfect for a child free date but, let's be honest, we get about two of those a year so the thought of sampling their culinary delights with the kids in tow was appealing. The launch of their new kids menu sealed the deal. We visited on a Sunday late lunchtime which was surprisingly quiet.
Choosing the right car seat for your child can be a daunting task, with so many different makes and models plus the new i-Size seats there is so much choice out there. How do you decide what is best for your most precious cargo?
A couple of years ago new legislation came in called i-Size. It runs parallel to existing car seat regulation but will replace it at some point in the future. i-Size has 5 key features:
First time at the fireworks with Nanna
Enter TeamSnap, a new platform designed to put all that stress in the past by revolutionising communications between coaches, players and parents. I've got your attention now right? Thought so.
1 Family Ticket up for grabs to an exclusive screening of the new movie STORKS
Nurture Fruity Water+ – the first functional drink of its kind targeted specifically at young children (from 1 year) with added nutrients to support immunity and lower naturally occurring sugar – has teamed up with All About a Mummy to offer ONE lucky reader and their family the chance to attend an exclusive screening of the NEW animated film, STORKS (Warner Bros.) on 19th October 2016 in London – PLUS a case of each delicious flavour of Nurture Fruity Water+ (Cherry & Strawberry and Orange & Pineapple)!
What’s more, the winner (plus 10 runners up) will each receive:
• A Nurture Growth Chart
• My Firsty puzzle book or Firsty travel pillow / plush toy
• PLUS TWO free pouches of Nurture Fruity Water+ (one of each flavour)
Artist, Baker and Blogger. Mum to my two beautiful, cheeky girls. Muddling my way through parenthood with equally cheeky Husband.