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Six Ideas for a Fun Easter at Home

Easter is looking a little bit different this year. It falls on the same date of course, Sunday 12th April, but with physical and social distancing recommendations in place all the usual Easter outings and family gathering have been placed on hold. Here are six ideas for celebrating Easter at home and whilst still bringing… Continue reading Six Ideas for a Fun Easter at Home

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The Start Of The New Normal

  The last week has been a learning curve for everyone in the family. Not only is Olivia now doing schoolwork from home, but Chris and I are just trying to find our own flow in the house with a three-year-old thrown into the mix! It has been an adjustment that for sure, but I… Continue reading The Start Of The New Normal

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Ten ways to beat the Boredom at home

There are hundreds of resources coming to light for children at home while the schools are closed but what do you do if you don’t have children at home and are struggling to occupy the time. Just a word of advice don’t advertise that fact to any parent as you could quickly find yourself off… Continue reading Ten ways to beat the Boredom at home

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Happiness Day

Thursday 10th October is World Mental Health and Happiness Day. I thought there was no better time to talk about my own mental health and what makes me happy. I would definiely say that becoming a mother has changed me and not just in the sense that I have two children to raise and look… Continue reading Happiness Day

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10 Facts about me

Gosh how narcissistic does that title sound?! I don't mean it to be of course but I have welcomed lots of new followers over the last few months through this blog, instagram and Facebook and thought it would be only right to introduce myself a bit more. My name is Jillian, I am mum to Olivia… Continue reading 10 Facts about me

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Global Adventure Play

When its a wet dreary day and you have kids your first thought of how to get the day in almost always turns to soft play and today was no different for us. Thankfully we where very kindly invited to go along to the recently opened Global Adventure Play in Ballynahinch. It did not disappoint.… Continue reading Global Adventure Play

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October 2018

Gosh October has been a really busy month in our household. From receiving my grim news at the beginning with regards my employment  incase you missed it you can catch up here right through to Halloween and sparkler delights! Even though it has got bitterly cold the last few days the sun is still shining… Continue reading October 2018

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September Round Up

September always seems to be the busy month for us and usually runs parallel to December where we have Zannas birthday, all the Christmas festivities, all the activities etc at School with Olivia then of course the big day itself. I thought I would pop together some of the things that we have been up… Continue reading September Round Up

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Mums NI

If you haven't heard of MumsNI then you are missing out. A website full of great ideas for all the family including days out, craft activities, reading fun, recipes, help and advice and an area where they feature different blogs written by real people. One of those just happens to be me!   I have… Continue reading Mums NI

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Kildare Village (#NIBloggerbrunch)

If you are on instagram you will have been inundated by posts from local Bloggers that attended an amazing event at Kildare Village recently.  I was one of the lucky ones to be invited along with nearly 80 other bloggers to a fantastic event hosted by Kildare Village and arranged by the lovely Cathy Martin… Continue reading Kildare Village (#NIBloggerbrunch)