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Dealing With Eczema And Sensitive Skin With Balmonds – AD – A Review And Giveaway

AD – We were sent these products from Balmonds for the purpose of this review. As always all words and opinions are 100% honest and 100% my own. Both the kids and I suffer from dry and sensitive skin. I can use very few skincare products without my skin reacting. And although Little Miss H has mild eczema that she mostly gets in the winter months, Little Mister H suffers terribly with eczema. It is all over his body but…

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Mental Health

The Night That I Will Never Forget

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Trigger warning: This post has references to attempted suicide and overdoses. If you have personal experience of this subject then you may find it triggering. 17 years ago today I took my final overdose. It was one of a number of attempts to commit suicide. But it was the one that changed my life forever. And it is a night that I will never forget. The Night That I Will Never Forget After the overdose, I was taken to the…

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Reviews & Giveaways

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Glitter Salon Playset – A Review – Ad

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AD – We were sent the Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Glitter Salon Playset and Hatchimals Royal Snow Ball 4-Pack for the purpose of this review. Little Miss H loves Hatchimals CollEGGtibles. So she was more than happy to be sent the Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Glitter Salon Playset and Hatchimals Royal Snow Ball 4-pack to play with and review. Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Glitter Salon Playset – A Review Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Glitter Salon Playset The Content The Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Glitter Salon Playset is a brilliant toy…

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Finding Happiness Reviews & Giveaways

Into The Trees 2019 – An Idyllic Family Festival – AD

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AD – We were provided with tickets for the Into The Trees Festival for the purpose of this review. If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you’ll know that Little Miss H and I are now yearly attendees at the brilliant Elderflower Fields festival. The festival is designed for families and takes place at Pippingford Park, near Uckfield and is only about 30 minutes from where we live in Tunbridge Wells. Into The Trees 2019 – A Review Little…

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Home & Garden

Tips To Keep A Clean Home As A Busy Parent

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“Tips To Keep A Clean Home As A Busy Parent” is a collaborative post. Being a parent can be tough, and one of the main responsibilities that come with owning a home is to keep it clean. Now doing that as a parent can be difficult, especially when your attention is required elsewhere. So with that in mind, here are a few tips that help keep your home clean as a busy parent. Tips To Keep A Clean Home As…

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Home & Garden Mental Health

Creating A Home Which Is Better For Your Mental Health

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“Creating A Home Which Is Better For Your Mental Health” is a collaborative post. There are many things in life that are going to affect your mental health from time to time. And one of the main ones is the state of the home. If you can create a home which is going to be as conducive to your mental health as possible, you will be much better off. And you will find, that you’re going to feel much happier…

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Blogging & Vlogging

Taking A Break From Blogging

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It has been less than a month since I last blogged. Although, it feels like longer. I’ve also missed opportunities when I would have normally blogged – World Mental Health Day and Baby Loss Awareness Week. I didn’t intend to take a break from blogging. It just happened. Yet, I’m not surprised it occurred. Taking A Break From Blogging Disillusioned With Blogging I’ve been blogging for over five years and during those years I’ve had many highs and lows. There…

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Baby Loss

Tell Me Why – Why I’m Supporting Tommy’s “Tell Me Why” Campaign

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“Tell me why.” “It’s just one of those things.” “It’s pure bad luck.” “Many pregnancies end in miscarriage.” Tell Me Why When a pregnancy ends in baby loss, you desperately want to know the reason why. You look for answers. Why did this heartbreaking event have to happen? How can I stop it happening again? You don’t care what the answer is. You just want someone to tell you why your baby has died. But when no answers come, you…

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