Sunday, 31 July 2011

Boots Treat Street

Do you have a Boots Advantage Card?

Do you shop at ELC, New Look, Sky, Apple, iTunes or HMV (and many more...)? 

Are you earning Boots points when you do?

If the answer to the first and second question is YES but the third is NO then you are seriously missing a trick!

All you need to do is visit register your Advantage Card and enter the sites via the links. 

Boots then track your spends and your points add up on the Advantage Card.

It could not be easier and the list of stores you can use is growing all the time. 

What are you waiting for?

Boots PR invited me to an event and to tell me about this new launch, they also gave me a bag of goodies. 
I wrote about it however because I think its great not because I was paid to.

Silent Sunday.

Silent Sunday

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Win tickets to In The Night Garden Live!

This Monday coming I will become The Best Mum Ever, it is official.

Blogging has its perks and this is certainly one of them right here, we are off to review In The Night Garden Live at Richmond Park.

I am not sure who is more excited about this the adults or the child either way Monday is going to rock... (oh, how my life has changed...)

Of course I'm not leaving you lot out don't panic I have a set of family tickets available to giveaway to see the show at :

Brent Cross September 12th 9:30am

All you need to do is answer this ridiculously simple question.....

Which character in the show has a red blanket?

Answers and contact details below please closing date is 15th August 2011. 

I pick the winner at random by closing my eyes and pointing at the screen its all about the science at Mumra.

Sunday, 10 July 2011

Don't make me brand my baby!

I've said it before and I'll say it again, I hate Winnie the Pooh. I hate most modern Disney images. The horror of the sickly bright colours mixed with the cheesy demented grins of the characters leaves me cold.

However this is not what this post is about, this post is an honest appeal to leading baby brands to reconsider their use of the images on products.

The biggest culprit is Huggies and Pampers who both adorn their nappies with these characters inanely grinning out at us as we craddle our newborn babies.

Personally yes I choose to use disposables but I wish everyday as I do that they would make them plain or at least classic in appearance.

Most parents will agree there is nothing more gorgeous than a newborn in a plain white babygrow. ( See mine above for proof! ) So why then are leading brands forcing us to conceal Winnie the Pooh and Sesame Street underneath them, laying hideous Chavness next to such fragile skin?

I can only take comfort in the fact that my daughter does her worst on them everyday.

Silent Sunday

Sunday, 3 July 2011

Things change...

Since having Tabitha-Lo I have changed my mind on so many topics I used to feel strongly about.

Here's a few of them...

1. I will use non disposable nappies and not add to landfill - This has been replaced with 'sod it I'll be dead by the time it's an issue'

2. I will not let my child be babysat by TV - This has been replaced with my Sky plus consisting of Show Me Show Me, Same Smile and Pepper Pig for emergencies eg: when CBeebies has finished!

3. I will never swear infront of my child - This is now replaced with phrases like 'oh no she said sit, she likes to say sit'

4. I will bake daily and I will be uber house wife - This has been replaced with 7:30 trains, Calpol in nursery bags and looking forward to the peace of my office for eight hours.

Life just isn't a text book example, either that or I'm just not THAT good. Either way I'm not bothered.

We bumble along and make stuff up on a daily basis.

Tonight Tabitha sleeps with a dummy, this week aged 18 months and never ever wanting one before, she has decided she does now.

Do I question my parenting, the changes I've inflicted on her of late? Should I?

Before you start clicking comment boxes to lecture/advise me, don't bother. I don't care, if the child wants it she can have it.

I didn't used to like tomatoes but at 15 I decided I did, I didn't blame my mum.

Silent Sunday