• #BeMoreWitWitWoo

    A rollercoaster week of emotions

    When I awoke on Monday morning I had a week spread ahead of me with a few little plans and a long to-do list before the children break up from school on Friday. However, from the moment that I dropped the children to school on Monday morning each day has brought something new which has […]

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  • Beauty

    Skincare Tips for Teens

    Growing up I was pretty lucky when it came to my skin as a teenager, I wasn’t an overly spotty teen and didn’t have to worry about oily skin or breakouts. This is something that I have always been very grateful for as I had friends who suffered terribly at school. Years later when I […]

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  • Teenager

    Surprise Your Teenager with These Cool Gifts!

    Girls seem to approach puberty sooner than they once did. If there is a preteen in your life, you’ll see one girl on one day and a different one the next. It seems it’s their job to be unpredictable and dynamic. So, it can be difficult to please all the girls all the time. As […]

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  • My journey to self-awareness 1

    My journey to self-awareness

    Some people are quite happy to poddle through life taking each day as it comes and not really think about the why, when and where of matters in their life. Personally, I have always taken great interest in finding out more, more about myself, more about what makes me tick and how the things that […]

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  • Captain Fantastic

    Birthday party ideas for a 10 year old

    It’s that’s time again when I need to get my thinking gear on and start planning Lillie’s 10th birthday party and celebrations with her friends. At 10 years old I have found that we have reached that in-between stage, she isn’t quite the ‘little girl’ anymore but likewise, she is (thankfully) still a way off […]

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  • NCS

    Calling Year 11s | NCS Summer Challenge #ad

    The National Citizen Service (NCS) Summer Challenge is open to Year 11 students for a once in a lifetime opportunity. For two to four weeks during the Summer holidays teens will take part in team-building outdoor exercises and learn life skills in this community based project. Meet Will Teenagers tend to have a pretty bad […]

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  • How do you help a child with control issues?

    I always think twice before I publish posts relating to my children. I don’t ever want them to look on Mummy Matters and feel that I am making fun of them or belittling them in any way. One question I always ask is whether I am writing the post for the right reasons. In this […]

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  • Teaching Our Kids: Banish The Gender Stereotypes

    Whether you have sons, daughters or both, you want to make sure that your kids grow up tolerant, sensible and responsible. You don’t want your little darlings to grow up thinking that they can’t achieve something simply because of their gender. While the world is still male-dominated with a wide gender pay gap and there […]

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  • Little Bean

    How do I help my lonely girl?

    As the Summer holidays are moving into their last week I’ve been looking back with mixed feelings. We have mostly had a lovely Summer, fun family days out and getaways, 90% sunshine and warm weather but there has been something playing on my mind throughout. Little Bean isn’t a happy girl, she has spent much […]

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