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Singing with children - Toy Box Review
The Toy Box - Nursery Rhymes CD Review
Slummy Mummy at the fair
Bridgwater is generally a pretty crappy place to live. Somerset as a county has a lot going for it, but Bridgwater, quite frankly, doesn’t. Since the cellophane factory closed down a few years ago...
Slummy Mummy - A question of nits
Slummy Mummy's guilty secret
Recently I seem to have developed a rather worrying and shameful habit.
Results of fertility survey
A big thank you to all of you who participated in our online Fertility survey: How far is too far? Should women be able to have a child at any age? Should same sex couples have the right to assisted conception...
Being a good enough parent
I was recently asked to write a series of posts about parenthood for Bounty. The idea was to provide a realistic, honest account of motherhood, that wasn’t all about introducing home-made, organic...
Slummy Mummy wins MAD blog awards
A more sober thank you…
Toys that teach
Toys that teach are a great way to make learning fun, so if your little one is ready to read, then you'll want to know about these genius educational toys from LeapFrog which are as enjoyable as they are educational...
Slummy Mummy - The man of my dreams…
Last night I had one of those dreams about being in love.
Disturbing picture of the day
One of our Quality-time-family days-out over the summer holidays was to Wookey Hole - you may remember it being in the news a while ago when they advertised for a new witch? Well this is her:
Gap years - valuable learning experience?

Can money buy you love?
I was coming home from visiting a friend in Cambridge over the summer holidays, and as I drove down the slip road onto the motorway I was faced with a giant billboard, offering me the chance to meet the man of my dreams through the website sugardaddie...
The first sign of madness
I was walking through town yesterday morning, enjoying the freedom of the first day back at school, when I heard music coming from somewhere. It was a tune I knew and liked – I could just hear it faintly...
George’s Marvellous Medicine review
“…fizzle, frazzle, and shout HOORAY!!”
A dose of George’s Marvellous Medicine
It’s a well-known scientific fact* that the book is always better than the film version of a story. Seriously, try to name me an example where a film surpasses a book – there just isn’t one...
Eat your way to pregnancy
If you are having trouble conceiving then a modern diet could be to blame. Changing your diet to include macrobiotic nutrition could increase your chances of conceiving naturally.
Back to school...
It hardly seems like any time at all since I was ‘looking forward’ to six weeks of summer holidays, yet here we are, with only a few days until they are back to school and I can return to messing about on the internet in peace...
Kids and crafts
I would love to be one of those mothers who enjoys spending hours baking, painting, and building airplanes out of lolly sticks, but I’m just not.
Back to school back-packs: Warning extra cute
The extremely cute Zoo Pack backpacks and Zoo Lunchies lunch bags are the perfect back-to-school items for little ones.
Child immunisations: Advice from Dr Miriam Stoppard
© iStockphoto Providing your baby with vaccines is all about giving them the best chances in life but it's one parenting dilemma which provokes a lot of worry and guilt...
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