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Your Child, Nature and You: Encouraging Outdoor Play

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Your Child, Nature and You: Encouraging Outdoor Play

Earlier today I wrote about the National Trust 50 things to do before you are 11 and 3/4, and in this guest post, here are some more ideas about encouraging outdoor play with children.

These days it seems that children are thrown in front of a TV or given video games to try to keep them quiet for a couple of minutes. However, studies have shown that there are many problems with this, including a diminished ability to be creative, lower attention levels and even problems with thinking imaginatively. Continue Reading

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Shopping Day & Spa : IHG Rewards Club

| August 6, 2014 | 2 Comments
Shopping Day & Spa : IHG Rewards Club

I’m a IHG Rewards Club points millionaire, with the Intercontinental Hotels Group, it’s very exciting and you can read all about it so far HERE. I have lots of interesting things planned to do this summer with all of the points, I’m going to use them in as many different ways possible.  Starting off this week with some retail therapy and some relaxing spa treatments.

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The Zelf Party #Zelicious #Zelfs 30th July 2014 2-4

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
The Zelf Party #Zelicious #Zelfs 30th July 2014 2-4

We are having the most Zelicious party happening tomorrow (Wedensday 30th July) 2-4 at The Ana Mum Diary and you are invited! Join us and the other party goers on twitter as we get up to all manner of fun things. A Zelf extravaganza, I’ll have you know!

To follow the action just follow @UKMUMSTV and the hastags #Zelfs  or #Zelicious on twitter.  There will be on the spot prizes too for all you Zelf loving little ones, it promises to be lots of fun, so definitely worth it! Continue Reading

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Ed Place : Schools Not Out For Summer!

| July 28, 2014 | 2 Comments
Ed Place : Schools Not Out For Summer!

I was asked if I would like to review a system called Ed Place over the summer.  Ed Place is an interactive learning site for children to be given some on-line assignments, to compliment and supplement what they are already learning in school.  Now I’m going to talk a little bit about the site later, but first I wanted to say why I chose to review Ed Place.   Continue Reading

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