More Than Mummies Reviews… Chad Valley’s ‘Play Smart’ Range of Toys

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More Than Mummies was recently sent some new Chad Valley products from their Play Smart range to review. The products are aimed at children aged 3-8 and are not just fun, they are educational too, the range includes different games and toys to help children develop various skills. My four year old son and I had great fun playing the games … [Read more...]

Be Bold! – interior trends for Winter 2014

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Article by Karen Spawton- owner of Freya Spawton Furniture Designs www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Freyafurnituredesign   With the summer sun fast becoming a distant memory and the flip flops tossed to the back of the wardrobe for another year, I have the familiar hankering for crackling fires, steaming lattes to warm my cockles and crispy autumn … [Read more...]

More Than Mummies Reviews…Hatley ‘Making Tracks’ Top, Available at Little Buttons Boutique

Hatley Making Tracks Top

More Than Mummies was kindly asked by Little Buttons Boutique to review one of their Autumn range Hatley Tops. We were sent a lovely long sleeved 'Making Tracks' Farmer Jack Tractor boys top. First of all can I just say how beautifully the top was packaged. Wrapped in tissue paper, and tied with a Little Buttons Boutique ribbon I was really … [Read more...]

Want to work flexibly, but don’t know how… Here’s how I did it

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Post By Sam Petter, Tatty Bumpkin www.tattybumpkin.com 'More than mummies' is such a good phrase for those of us who have had children, and in the past have had careers - you don’t stop being you, just because you are a mum now too. 12 years ago I was at a crossroads, had just had my son (against the odds) and come through a fairly … [Read more...]

Little Buttons Boutique are Raising Money for Yorkhill Children’s Hospital

Frrugi Limited edition Prince George T-Shirt, Raffle Prize

Post By Wendy Murray,  Little Buttons Boutique   Little Buttons Boutique are delighted to be teaming up with Frugi, the UK's leading organic children's wear designer, and Yorkhill Children's Charity to organise a fundraising raffle to benefit Yorkhill Children's Hospital. This year, Frugi designed a limited edition Prince George … [Read more...]

Argos Toy Exchange – make Christmas a little more special for disadvantaged children this year

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Today, Argos launches the third annual Toy Exchange fronted by celebrity mum and TV presenter, Tess Daly.   NO CHILD SHOULD GO WITHOUT SAY BRITAIN’S KIDS 92 per cent of children would give away some  presents if it meant another child would have a happier Christmas 61 per cent of children have given up their free time for … [Read more...]

How to Make Easy Lego Party Bags

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When my son recently asked me for a Lego party for his upcoming birthday, I was happy to go ahead with his theme but worried about it becoming quite expensive! As well as trying to keep everything on a budget I also like to add some home made touches when planning a party as long as they're simple, look good and don't take up too much of my … [Read more...]

Travel – Lido di Jesolo, Venice, Italy

Gondolas in Venice

This summer I experienced a 'first'! I went on my first package holiday! :) I have done quite a bit of travelling before, I used to work as cabin crew and I lived abroad when I was younger, but when planning a holiday I have always just booked flights and accommodation separately because it gave me more choice and flexibility. However now we … [Read more...]

Running My Own Business Gives Me The Opportunity To Be A Good Role Model To My Children

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Article by Joanna Rowlands, Owner of Piccolo Gifts   There are a multitude of “firsts” when you become a parent and the less talked about are sometimes the most significant.  We change and evolve, sometimes becoming more confident, self-assured, driven, protective, multi-skilled and multi-faceted.  This, I hear you cry, is not the … [Read more...]

An Interview With…Joanna Pirie – Bowery Productions

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Tell us a little bit about you and your business. When did you start and what made you decide to start your own business? I started Bowery Productions, a filming and editing company when my son was a year old.  I had worked as a TV producer for 14 years and gave up my staff job at the BBC to be able to spend more time with Oscar.  My previous … [Read more...]