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Help me Internet!
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Help me Internet!

In the 21st century, technology has far more precedence in our lives. Millennials have grown up with it, and pretty much everyone has it slotted it into our lives in some form. But, how much do you think you rely on the internet?  One thing’s for certain, it’s probably A LOT more than you think….

My Parenting Journey
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My Parenting Journey

My name is Charlie Balcombe, I am 33 years old, born & bred in Essex and now live in West Hampstead, London with my incredible husband Alex and our 3 children, Freddie who is 5 and our twin girls, Colette & Arabella, who will be 2 next month, which means nursery in September… yippeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!! Pregnancy…

The Massive Movie Calendar
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The Massive Movie Calendar

As the summer holidays are impending, we all know that screen time will be increasing in our households.  With studies revealing that 80% of the UK population watches films at home at least once a month or more, Carphone Warehouse has put together The Massive Movie Calendar offering movie inspiration 365 days a year to families who…

It’s More Than Just A March
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It’s More Than Just A March

Sometimes I feel like I am living in an alternative world where I am watching this current one pass by my eyes, constantly reaching out and pressing buttons but unable to change the course of time. I spend a lot of time writing articles, calling and writing to members of the government, protesting, and setting up long-term actions, but it has become a mountain, and one that often feels quite isolating.

Rules for visiting a new mum
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Rules for visiting a new mum

I read the other day that one of the best things you can do when visiting a new Mum, is to offer to take her precious bundle of joy for a walk.  Seriously?  On what planet is that good advice?   ‘I’m going to make a sweeping generalisation here, but most new mums I know…

Packing for the Caribbean
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Packing for the Caribbean

I don’t think I know anyone who hasn’t spent part of their work day daydreaming about a Caribbean holiday. Or someone who hasn’t plodded through the grey cold of the morning imagining aqua blue waters, white sand, a huge hot sun, and an icy, creamy cocktail. It’s the ultimate dream destination that is just as fulfilling in real life.