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Mums NI Book Nook - January 2019
Book Nook

Mums NI Book Nook - January 2019

Created on: Friday, 04 January 2019 Mums NI
Mums NI

Start off your new year with these great reads as recommended by Mums NI's resident bookworms. This month we've collected together a reading list that we think will delight you and your whole family. We start with the much loved puppy from Eric...

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Our Perfect Christmas Eve, Mums NI Style
It's Christmas

Our Perfect Christmas Eve, Mums NI Style

Created on: Friday, 21 December 2018 by Mums NI
Mums NI

Christmas Eve is a real magical time in our house. I’d even go as far as saying it’s better than the big day itself. Over the years we have created some family traditions which will stay with us and hopefully be used by our children with their...

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Mums NI Chats With . . . Santa
Mums NI Chats With

Mums NI Chats With . . . Santa

Created on: Monday, 17 December 2018 by Mums NI
Mums NI

This December, 10 lucky boys and girls from the Mums NI Community got to ask Santa some magical questions. The Mums NI Team presented Santa with the questions and he was more than happy to answer them. We are so delighted that Santa has taken...

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Favourite Festive Film - Claire Andrews
It's Christmas

Favourite Festive Film - Claire Andrews

Created on: Friday, 14 December 2018 by Claire Andrews
Claire Andrews

Christmas Movie Musings I’m going to start with a few confessions: I’ve never watched It’s a Wonderful Life. I like Elf but don’t love it. I’m scared of the Grinch. So, if you think we can still be friends after those shocking...

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Favourite Festive Film - Kelly McDonald
It's Christmas

Favourite Festive Film - Kelly McDonald

Created on: Thursday, 13 December 2018 by Kelly McDonald
Kelly McDonald

At home our favourite Christmas movie is Santa Paws.  We have watched it every year since my eldest (almost 11) was 4 and introduced Toby and Eve to it last year when they were 4.  Santa Paws definitely lets us know that its Christmas...

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Christmas Dinner Pie - Michelle Bradley
It's Christmas

Christmas Dinner Pie - Michelle Bradley

Created on: Wednesday, 12 December 2018 by Michelle Bradley
Michelle Bradley

As a busy mum of three life can get really hectic. On top of all the demands of family life (scheduling things in our calendar, laundry, homework, regular work…the list goes on) I am always conscious of what I call the three M’s: money, mood...

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Favourite Festive Film - Jonny McCambridge
It's Christmas

Favourite Festive Film - Jonny McCambridge

Created on: Tuesday, 11 December 2018 by Jonny McCambridge
Jonny McCambridge

I'll begin with an embarrassing confession; something I usually don't tell other adults. It relates to revealing my favourite film. While I love much of Scorsese's and Tarantino's work, neither has produced a movie that I know so well that each...

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Mums NI Loves - December 2018
Mums NI Loves

Mums NI Loves - December 2018

Created on: Monday, 10 December 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

It's Christmas time! So for this Mums NI Loves edition we are loving all things Christmas themed! Here are our 5 most loved items. Like what you see? Leave a comment and let us know what you think. 

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Christmas Celebrations, Samara Prentice style!
It's Christmas

Christmas Celebrations, Samara Prentice style!

Created on: Monday, 10 December 2018 by Samara Prentice
Samara Prentice

Do you know what I love most about Christmas?  The fact that I am now SANTA!! I used to look forward to the festivities; planning my outfits for countless Christmas party nights, carefully selecting and wrapping presents for family and...

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Oscar-winning director’ film ‘Tigers’ screened in NI
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Oscar-winning director’ film ‘Tigers’ screened in NI

Created on: Sunday, 09 December 2018 by Claire Flynn
Claire Flynn

Tigers is a film by Oscar-winning director Danis Tanovic based on the true story of a former Nestlé baby milk salesman in Pakistan who took on the world’s largest food company with the help of the International Baby Food Action Network...

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Fun Facts Friday - Mince Pies
Fun Facts Friday

Fun Facts Friday - Mince Pies

Created on: Friday, 07 December 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

At Mums NI, we believe that education starts at home. We, as parents, are our children's Primary Educators. Together, we can inspire young minds and make learning fun! In this Fun Facts Friday, we are looking at the much loved traditional Mince...

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How to cut your family’s level of single-use plastic (and save money)
For Mum

How to cut your family’s level of single-use plastic (and save money)

Created on: Thursday, 06 December 2018 by Caroline Moore
Caroline Moore

Single-use plastic is exactly what it says... plastic designed to be used once, then discarded.  But many plastic items can take hundreds of years to break down in the ocean, meaning our great grandchildren will still be dealing with our...

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Families in crisis at Christmas
For Mum

Families in crisis at Christmas

Created on: Wednesday, 05 December 2018 by Moira Leheny
Moira Leheny

The festive season is not always a time of celebration for families in crisis and on the brink of a relationship breakdown or marriage split. Research has shown that the stress of trying to have the perfect “chocolate box” Christmas when you...

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Mums NI Craft Hub - December 2018
Mums NI Craft Hub

Mums NI Craft Hub - December 2018

Created on: Monday, 03 December 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

It's the most wonderful time of the year! As part of our Daughter's homework, she had to make a decoration for the classroom Christmas tree using things from around the home. What better decoration to make than a reindeer, a Rudolph one at that!...

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Where will the Children spend Christmas?
For Mum

Where will the Children spend Christmas?

Created on: Monday, 03 December 2018 by Carla Fraser
Carla Fraser

With the Christmas holidays fast approaching, most of us are beginning to think about the festive season and spending time with our loved ones.   If you are a parent who has recently separated this may be a particularly emotive time of...

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