Monthly Archives: January 2015

Why you should start planning your family summer holiday NOW

Why you should start planning your family summer holiday NOW

The festive period might have been and gone but if you’re feeling a touch of January blues, fear not, as one of the best ways to get over it is to make lots of exciting New Year plans. Adventurous day trips and holidays with kids are sure to brighten up 2015 but if you’re hoping to get away this summer it’s well worth booking your vacation now – here’s why. Great deals & choice If …

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Enhancing your Outdoor Areas with Water Features

Enhancing your Outdoor Areas with Water Features

There is something about calm movement of water that makes a sense of peace, harmony, and well-being. Studies have shown that being outdoors in a quiet natural scene has an affirmative effect on health and emotions. Outdoor that contains water can alleviate stress and reduce blood pressure. A water feature in your outdoor can be therapeutic, and is a beautiful central point that does not require much space. Almost all water features are safe for …

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Make sure your lights stay on this Christmas

What’s Christmas without the wonderful lights? Holiday decorating with lights can be fun, but unfortunately, if you choose electric-powered lighting, you may experience countless limitations, such as an electrical outlet that’s too far away to reach. And then there’s the hassle of getting tangled up in unruly cords and wires, not to mention the dangers that accompany exposed cords such as tripping or electrocution, if they are discovered and played with by small children or …

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Maternity Matters Linky – Week One

So, here it is, the first ever #MaternityMatters link up and I couldn’t be more excited about it! Susanne and I cannot wait to read all of your posts and shared articles, as well as helping and supporting other parents along the way. We’d love you to go along and comment on as many other posts as you can, but remember that this is a place of love and kindness and try to let that …

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The Return of Maternity Matters

When I started blogging in the Autumn of 2010, a large part of my need to get my thoughts out of my head was because of the birth trauma I’d suffered whilst having Sausage in August 2008. Skip forward two years and I’d joined forces with Susanne from Ghostwriter Mummy, someone I’d only ever communicated with online, but who understood me better than some people I’d known my whole life because she’d been through a traumatic …

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Feeding horses in Winter & Keeping Costs Down

Feeding horses in Winter & Keeping Costs Down

Summer is coming to an end and as a horse owner, you will have to take care of your horse’s health and nutritional requirements in the winter months. Horses require more food in winter and this can easily drive up the feeding costs. Thankfully, with a little bit of foresight and planning you can feed your horse without incurring high costs. Make Plans Early Rather than waiting for the first frost to decide what to …

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A Family of Football Lovers

A Family of Football Lovers

A lot of wives hate the football season; at least once a week, they lose their Husbands to the TV or even stadium if they’re lucky enough to live near their chosen team and if their team isn’t doing so well, their moods can seriously suffer! However, here in the Mum’s the Word house, we’re a family of football lovers, so match days are a family affair, though sadly our team is Liverpool FC which …

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