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Review: Playbrush Smart Sonic aka How I Got My 5yo to Willingly Brush His Teeth #ad

**Disclaimer: this is a sponsored post. We were sent a Playbrush Smart Sonic for the purposes of this review, and I have been compensated for my time. Words and photos are my own. Click here for my full disclosure policy.** Freddy (5) has been an avid teeth brushing avoider, pretty much from the get go. We’ve had a few short lived successes, but largely it’s been a struggle getting him to cooperate. Especially since our recent holiday, which has sent his sensory sensitivities into overdrive. He doesn’t like toothpaste, because it smells and tastes too strong. Regular toothbrushes are too …

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Share Printed Photos with Your Loved Ones with Neveo #ad

Disclaimer: “Share printed photos with your loved ones” is a collaborative article written in paid partnership with Neveo. For my full disclosure policy, please click here.  Do you share printed photos with the older members of your family? If the answer is no, but you would like to start doing so, then I can highly recommend checking out Neveo. This unique site allows you to upload photos from your devices, add comments if you wish, and create a monthly newspaper which is then posted to your nominated family member(s). Digital photos are great, but printed ones are so much better …

Fantastic Services Advent

Countdown to Christmas and Win Prizes Daily with the Fantastic Services Advent #ad

**Disclaimer: I have written this blog to advertise the Fantastic Services advent calendar as part of my brand ambassadorship. I am not being paid to write this piece, but my services are carried out by Fantastic in exchange for my honest reviews. Please click here for my full disclosure policy.** If you like winning prizes, you’ll love the Fantastic Services Advent Calendar Why should the kids have all the fun on the run up to Christmas? Every day between the first and twenty fourth of December, head over to Fantastic Services and click on the numbered door on the calendar, for your …

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Personalised Kids Book by Librio: The Tree, The Key & Me (Review) #ad

**Disclaimer: this review for personalised kids book “The Tree, The Key & Me” is a collaborative piece between myself and publisher Librio. If you wish to read my full disclosure policy, you can do so by clicking here.** My kids absolutely adore their personalised books. There is something quite magical about getting to be the hero of the story, especially when your imagination is as big as theirs. I was sent two copies of The Tree, The Key & Me by Librio for Freddy (4) and Clara (6), and it did not disappoint. The story revolves around a little girl or …

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I’m Almost Forty, and that’s Just Fine

‪Today is my 39th birthday. I am almost forty, and that’s okay I didn’t think I’d feel this way, but something has shifted in me this past year. I’ve finally accepted the fact that I’m getting older, and am genuinely okay with the idea. Might sound ridiculous, but this mindset hasn’t come easily. I started adulthood at fifteen, and was always head and shoulders younger than everyone else. In all my jobs and house shares I had at least half a decade on my peers. Now I often find myself in situations where the extra five years is in the other …