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How do I know my cat really loves me?

National Love your Pet Day has come round again – it’s today for those of you who didn’t know! – and there’s one question on the tip of everyone’s tongue… what on earth can I get my cat and how do I know if they even care? 

They can be the surliest of lovers, cats. They don’t seem to like being picked up, nor do they come when you call. They don’t seem to show affection, not like dogs do anyway and yet the bond between cats and humans has been going for centuries.

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Loop Ear Plugs – review

Here’s a secret for you all. I snore. Loudly and in a most irritating fashion apparently. It’s not a complete shock to me as occasionally I’ll wake myself up doing it! 

Now as a general rule this doesn’t affect me but it does affect my poor husband so when the guys from Loop Ear Plugs got in touch about their products I thought of him.

Loop ear plugs
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Back to School Help from Learning Resources

Well that’s it, he’s back to school. Today is the end of his first week and we have had a rollercoaster ride of emotions. Tears, anxiety, worry, excitement, joy. I won’t say it’s been great to have him back in school, but it hasn’t been bad either. Just another change to get used to. Overall it’s been tough but manageable.

Back to school with Learning Resources
Back to school with Learning Resources
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Treads School Shoes – Review and Competition

Let’s talk school shoes. A constant expense. If it’s not our children constantly growing, it’s the shoes themselves wearing out. The shoes I bought L at the start of the school year didn’t even make it to half term, we’re on our second pair already! So when Treads got in touch to see if I’d like to review a pair of their school shoes, complete with a one year guarantee, I was very intrigued. 

School shoes
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What You Really Need for Back to School

The summer holidays are nearly over, I can’t quite believe how fast they’ve gone. With two weeks left until he’s back to school, well two weeks and a day, it really is time to get organised.

Now I’m guessing everyone has got uniform, shoes, labels and stationery etc. sorted. So I feel no need to talk about them, instead I’m going to talk about the things you really need but may have overlooked.

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THE BIC® KIDS YOUNG ARTIST AWARD IS BACK

Inspiring young artists offered chance of a lifetime

Is your child’s imagination constantly running away with them? Are they always drawing on any scrap of paper they can find? After receiving 1,000+ amazing entries and over 20,000 votes last year, the competition that gives budding young artists a chance to let their creativity shine is now open for 2019. This summer, the BIC® KIDS Young Artist Award is giving proud parents across the UK and Republic of Ireland the opportunity to see their child’s drawings graduate from the fridge door to billboards!

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Summer Healing with Elastoplast

We know that as the sun comes out we all crawl off the sofa and outdoors for some much needed vitamin D. With this comes family adventures through the forest or runs on the beach, but with all this fun often comes cuts and scrapes.

This summer L has ditched the stabilisers so we’re literally just waiting for the first tumble and grazed elbows and knees. Plus we are literally living in a building site at the moment!

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Kally Kids Pillow – Review

We have tried to make L’s room as comfortable and calm as possible, for a good night sleep. But we also made sure he put his own mark on it, picking paint colours, carpet and bedding. He adores his bed and we climb up there to read every night but he wanted it to be more like a sofa, for us and for him, during reading time. So when we saw the Kally Kids Pillow I knew it would perfectly. What I didn’t appreciate were the other benefits it would bring.

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