Blogging, Giveaway, Reviews

LOL Surprise Puzzle and Board Game + Giveaway

For those of you that have been following me for a while, you will know that my girls are LOL Surprise Doll crazy!!!

My eldest more so, but whatever she does, her Lil Sister follows suit. (See what I did there?) She has even made an entire flip file of colouring in pictures of LOL dolls and categorised them into Series 1, 2, and 3, and of course, don’t forget the Glitterati! The obsession is real.

I Did What Any Mommy Blogger Would Do

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Blogging, motherhood, Parenting, Reviews

#GirlMomsMeetUp – Was It A Success?

A few months ago, although it feels like yesterday, Charlene, Chanene and I decided to organise an event that was the type of event that we, as moms of girls, would actually want to attend. We wanted it to be focused on us as mothers, and our girls too. We also wanted to learn, discover and explore the market specifically targeting little girls between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. The #GirlMomsMeetUp was formed! You can read more about how this whole concept came about here.

Who Was There?

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Brilliant Blogger Award
Blogging

Brilliant Blogger Award

Last week I was nominated for the Brilliant Blogger Award by the lovely Annette from 3 Little Buttons! She has created these awards as a way of sharing the #bloglove. Just what every brilliant blogger needs! Thank you Annette!

THE BRILLIANT BLOGGER AWARD

The Brilliant Blogger Award is here to celebrate all the bloggers out there that make you go ‘WOW, Oooohhhh, and Aaahhhhhh’. It’s for the bloggers that make you feel all warm and fuzzy, the ones that make you read every word they have written, and for the ones that have you snorting out your morning coffee with all the giggles. The idea is to share a juicy dollop of #bloglove and nominate your favourite bloggers for a particular thing that you think they sparkle at. They are informal and loads of fun to join in with.

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education, motherhood, Parenting

Social Media And Our Kids – Are We Ready?

My kids are tech kids. They love watching the TV, iPads, YouTube and generally anything screen related. I don’t object to them using technology at all, in fact I embrace it. They have to understand it and know how to use it. But when it comes to social media and our kids, should we be cautious? At what age should we start to worry, or be concerned, or limit their screen time? Whether we like it or not, their future will revolve around technology.

It’s that last bit that scares me.

I recently attended a talk organized by our school. The talk was by social media law expert, Emma Sadlier of The Digital Law Company.

I attended the talk more as a mommy blogger, rather than as a parent. I was interested to hear a professional talk on the subject. At the back of my mind I always tell myself that my girls are still young, I don’t have to worry too much about all the bad stuff on the net, yet.

I mean, I watch them watch YouTube, right? I put the PG rating setting on so they’ll be okay, right? I’m a blogger, I run a parenting blog. I know social media, I will be able to protect them when the time comes, right? Continue reading “Social Media And Our Kids – Are We Ready?”

Dreamteam-Linky-104
Parenting

#Dreamteam Linky – Week 104

I can’t believe it! I am a guest host for one of the coolest linkys out there, the #Dreamteam linky! This is THE linky to link to on a Tuesday morning from 06.00am (UK Time). I will try to be cool about this, but that’s probably not going to happen! The #Dreamteam linky is one of the first linkys I joined when I started blogging. It is one of the best ways to discover new blogs and read some inspirational and relatable blog posts.

The #Dreamteam linky is hosted by Annette from 3 Little Buttons, and Heather from Shank You Very Much! The linky is open to posts from everyone everywhere. All posts are welcome, parenting, travel, creative, hilarious – this is the place to be! Thanks ladies for having me along for the week. I hope I don’t mess it up! (There I go, being cool n’all!)

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Just For Laughs, motherhood, Parenting

Girl Mom Hack | How To Avoid Losing The Doll Shoes!

Moms of boys always complain about standing on lego. Well that may be painful, but as a mom of girls I can attest to the fact that standing on a tiny sharp and pointy doll shoe is equally as painful! Now I can’t help you lego moms, but I do have an awesome hack for all moms of girls to solve the show problem.

I don’t know about your kids, but my girls like to immediately undress their new dolls. They swap the clothes and the shoes and have an awesome time! And then a week later, everything looks a little over-loved, and the dolls start to resemble a 20-year-old at the end of the night after a bit too much partying! Her clothes are all disheveled and she’s lost her shoes!! Continue reading “Girl Mom Hack | How To Avoid Losing The Doll Shoes!”