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What Does Family Mean to You?

In this festive season, we probably think about family more then any other time of year. I know I do. It’s the time of year when the importance of loved ones and a together family is in focus and it’s a time for reflection.

I count myself extremely lucky, having the most wonderful little family, that hopefully one day we will grow. But when you have a child, there’s no getting away from the responsibility you are suddenly endowed with – the responsibility to look after another human being and the responsibility to provide for them in the best possible way you can. That’s what family means to me.Continue reading

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Where to take your toddler – Chester Zoo

If you’re thinking of what to do with your toddler (or children or indeed adults) this weekend and half term in Greater Manchester, then you can’t go wrong with a visit to Chester Zoo.

We went last weekend and had a blast. Embarrassingly, after 6 years up north, it was our first time to the zoo and I wasn’t sure whether at 14 months, Flo would take it all in. But she LOVED it. Continue reading

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Silver Cross Zest

If you follow me on social media, particularly on my instagram, then you will have seen our Silver Cross Zest stroller on a few occasions. In fact, it’s popped-up in a number of countries in its short life and has been a fantastic travel companion for us.

From birth, our little lady loved being chauffeured around in her Silver Cross Surf 2 travel system and in the limited edition Eton Grey, I was very proud pushing her around. When she hit ten months and we were going away to Italy for 3 weeks, we knew that practically, a stroller would be more suitable and of course we wanted to stick with Silver Cross. Continue reading