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Gentle care from Organyc

We were recently challenged to swap our normal baby wipes and breast pads for these ones from Organyc. I’m always up for a (suitable!) challenge so was pleased to give them a try. Up until now we’ve pretty much used Aldi’s sensitive wipes which do the job well. And I use washable breastpads that just…

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Canterbury Children’s Festival is back!

It starts today with a free event in the Marlowe Theatre Foyer with The Big Blue Hunt (Big Blue is lost…can we find him?!) and then continues for the rest of half term. If you didn’t go last year, I can highly recommend it! The Marlowe Theatre is wonderful at selecting children’s theatre shows and…

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Making Father’s Day personal with Snapfish

Sssshhh don’t tell Mr MumsnetKent, but we’ve been having fun with Snapfish to make him some personalised gifts for Father’s Day! Here is the photo card we designed (complete with VERY big head!)… And these are the photo placemats created using a family portrait… There were so many gifts to choose from. The puzzles looked…

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Talking Red for June

Do we talk about bleeding enough? It can be a pretty taboo subject – but it shouldn’t be! Talking Red  (http://www.talkingred.org) aims to make women aware of the symptoms of a bleeding disorder – bleeding heavily during/after childbirth – and to create more general awareness of how a bleeding disorder can impact on a woman’s life.…

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The magic that is Storytime

We love magazines in this house. My husband gets Stuff magazine and makes wish lists of expensive gadgets. I get the cookery and lifestyle ones and plan tasty treats and interesting crafts. My son loves choosing ones at the shops. The ones he chooses are often lovely, and often very engaging but they are expensive…

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Saving time with Stamptastic

Our friends over at Mumsnet Richmond told us about Stamptastic. Emma, Francesca & Rie are three mums with 8 children under the age of 13 between them. They quickly got fed up with seeming to constantly be labelling their children’s clothes. So they decided to find an alternative to sewing or ironing on labels. They…