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    Lifestyle,  Travel

    Girls Trip to Dubai: Top 5 Ladies Days

    Okay, so I’ve been shouting this from the roof tops, and posting stories and pictures all over my Instagram, BUT, if you didn’t already know, I RECENTLY WENT ON A GIRLS TRIP TO DUBAI. Look at me, child-free! Woooo bloody hooooo. To say we had the time of our lives would be an understatement. If you’re after culture and what to do in general, then I will be following up soon with my “Top 10 things to do in Dubai” so keep your eyes peeled. For this particular trip, our main aim was to hit as many pool parties as we could and make the most of our child-free holiday…

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    5 Awkward Questions That Every Parent Dreads

    Mother’s are Superheroes. That’s a fact. They don’t have 9 to 5 jobs where clocking in and out is easy (gone are the good ol’days). They are on call 24/7. In fact, if you saw the following job advert, would you actually apply? I think not. Motherhood is incredibly rewarding, but let’s face it, it’s also bloody knackering. Mums often have real ‘full time jobs’ as well as having to deal with all of the above. Their brains are frazzled. Then as soon as your little ones learn to talk, the tricky questions begin and your already frazzled brain becomes even more worn out with the never-ending stream of; why?…

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    Lifestyle,  Parenting

    Why The Exhausted Mum Recommends Smiffle.com For Personalised Photo Products

    18 summers, that’s all we get until our precious children are officially adults. That seems like such a short amount of time, with so many special memories we have to capture. Everyone who knows me, or even those that don’t but who are interested in my blog and who follow me on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, will know that I am forever trying to capture the moment. As a result and like most parents, I have HUNDREDS of photos of my children on my iPhone. It’s impossible to even put up a fraction of my favourite photos around my house as there simply wouldn’t be enough wall space, or it…

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    Lifestyle,  Parenting

    10 Halloween Events in London

    10 of the BEST Family-Friendly Halloween Events in London Dark nights, spooky costumes, ghoulish make-up & pumpkin season – it can only mean one thing: Halloween! Get in the Halloween spirit this year and enjoy something other than trick or treating by taking the family to these local spooky events! Here’s the top kid friendly Halloween events in & around London for 2018. 1. Harry Potter Studio Tour – Friday 28th Oct – Saturday 10th Nov (Leavesden WD25 7LR) Naturally The Harry Potter Studio Tour was always going to do something HUGE for Halloween. From 28th October and throughout the Hallowe’en season, fans of Death Eaters, daring duels and Hallowe’en feasts are invited to explore…

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    Ways to make new mum friends

    The Exhausted Mum’s Top 5…Ways To Make New Mum Friends Becoming a mum is hands down the most life changing experience that you will ever go through. Your pre-baby self was able to do whatever the hell she wanted: Fancy a holiday? Go on the internet and just book it. Want a pee? Go to the toilet Take a shower? Strip off & just stand under those jets (for a long time) Want a hot coffee? Whack the kettle on Fancy a snack? Make yourself one Leave the house? Grab your keys/handbag and walk out of the door (just like that) Anyway, you understand my meaning. Once you have a baby ALL of this changes. The simple things you…

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