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Thoughtful gifts for men (who are impossible to buy for)

Whether we’re talking Christmas, birthdays or Father’s Day, it’s no secret that us blokes are notoriously difficult to buy for. I’d even go so far as saying that trying to come up with thoughtful gifts for men is a right pain in the arse! Throughout the year we usually just buy ourselves what we need, when we need it. We’re…

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The day we christened our Hughie

I can’t believe it’s been a whole year since our “little” family christening for our “little” baby Hugh. Newsflash; I have a huge family so there’s no such thing as a little gathering in our family, plus I’m pretty sure no one has ever actually referred to our Hughie as little… I planned to write about it at the time…

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A poem for your very first day of school

The first day of school, and the teary-eyed drop off, is such an emotional time for both kids and parents alike. So, for everyone like us who is sending their pride and joy off to school for the very first time this month, this one’s for you. No, I’m not crying, YOU ARE! First day New uniform, bought far too…

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The best double buggy for outdoorsy families

We’ve had quite a few prams over the years, but the brand we keep going back to is phil&teds. We first got one when Rosie went back to work after maternity leave – a banged-up second hand old beauty – as we needed a double buggy for the child minder who looked after Teddy and his cousin at the time.…

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6 changes we’ve made at home to reduce our family’s environmental impact

I recently ran a poll on Instagram asking fellow parents if they’d been looking at ways to reduce their family’s environmental impact over the past year. And of the 1,000 or so people that responded, 90% said they were. Which got me thinking about all the changes we’ve been making as a family to try and be greener, more sustainable…

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