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Mums NI Loves - November 2018
Mums NI Loves

Mums NI Loves - November 2018

Created on: Monday, 05 November 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

This November, the Mums NI Team have fallen in love with a few new items to the market - we think you'll love them too. 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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Mums NI Book Nook - November 2018
Book Nook

Mums NI Book Nook - November 2018

Created on: Thursday, 01 November 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

November is here, which means the nights are getting darker earlier and it's time to snuggle up on the sofa with a  cup of hot chocolate and a good read.  Come see what our resident book worm has recommended for you and your family for...

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Mums NI Chats With . . . Samara Prentice of Evolve by Samara
Mums NI Chats With

Mums NI Chats With . . . Samara Prentice of Evolve by Samara

Created on: Monday, 22 October 2018 by Mums NI
Mums NI

This October the Mums NI Team caught up with ever so stylish Samara Prentice from Evolve by Samara. Samara is Mum to 4 young children and runs Evolve by Samara - an affordable personal styling consultancy agency for all. 

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Premvember Baby Safe Skincare Advice from Joanna Gardiner of Elave Skincare
Kids Health

Premvember Baby Safe Skincare Advice from Joanna Gardiner of Elave Skincare

Created on: Monday, 22 October 2018 by Joanna Gardiner
Joanna Gardiner

TinyLife is marking its 30th anniversary and once again raising awareness and funding for Northern Ireland’s premature babies during Premvember. Elave Baby, the charity’s only Approved By skincare range, is delighted to be supporting that...

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Mums NI Loves - October 2018
Mums NI Loves

Mums NI Loves - October 2018

Created on: Monday, 08 October 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

Here are our 5 most loved items during October. Love what you see? Then leave a comment and let us know what you think!

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Mums NI Book Nook - October 2018
Book Nook

Mums NI Book Nook - October 2018

Created on: Monday, 01 October 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

This October, the Mums NI Book Nook is all about the spooky going ons of Halloween with books for the whole family. As we are now into the Autumn season, we wonder; is there really such a thing as bad weather? Linda Akeson McGurk's latest book...

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A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self - Jemma Popcorn for Lunch
A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self

A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self - Jemma Popcorn for Lunch

Created on: Wednesday, 26 September 2018 by Jemma at Popcorn for Lunch
Jemma at Popcorn for Lunch

Dear Annoyingly Thin, Pre-Parent Me, I want you to do something. Right now. Go sniff your sofa. Go on. What does it smell like? Febreeze? Your favourite perfume? Maybe (worst case scenario) there’s still a faint smell of the macchiato you...

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Mums NI Reviews - GBBO Imelda's Traditional Shallow Plate Apple Pie
Mums NI Reviews

Mums NI Reviews - GBBO Imelda's Traditional Shallow Plate Apple Pie

Created on: Tuesday, 25 September 2018 by Mums NI
Mums NI

The Autumn is well and truly here. And with that comes the great tv programmes. I’m sure that many of you, like the Mums NI Team, are nestled down on a Tuesday evening to drool over the wonderful delight that is the Great British Bake Off (#GBBO).

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A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self - Clare Rimmer
A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self

A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self - Clare Rimmer

Created on: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 by Clare Rimmer
Clare Rimmer

To my pre-parent self, I don’t want to panic you but… Motherhood will turn you into an anxiety ridden worrier! I can remember vividly a dream I hadwhen I was heavily pregnant with my first daughter in which I was in a total state of panic....

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Mums NI Chats With . . . Public Health Agency
Mums NI Chats With

Mums NI Chats With . . . Public Health Agency

Created on: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 by Mums NI
Mums NI

This September, the Mums NI Team chat with Dr Lucy Jessop (Health Protection Consultant) and Dr Jenny Mack (Specialist registrar) from the Public Health Agency about Childhood Immunisations. We are delighted that they were able to...

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Running After Pregnancy
Mums Health

Running After Pregnancy

Created on: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 by Dr Patrick Campbell
Dr Patrick Campbell

Exercise after giving birth can have enormous health benefits such as, improved fitness, weight loss and less risk of postnatal depression. However, celebrities flaunting their postnatal bodies on social media shouldn’t make you...

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Fun Facts Friday - Ancient Egyptian Gods & Goddesses
Fun Facts Friday

Fun Facts Friday - Ancient Egyptian Gods & Goddesses

Created on: Friday, 14 September 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 some of the most worshipped Gods...

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A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self - Jillian Henning
A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self

A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self - Jillian Henning

Created on: Wednesday, 12 September 2018 by Jillian Henning
Jillian Henning

Dear Jillian How are things with you? I'm sure you are exhausted after that 3 week holiday across America! How was San Francisco and Vegas? You must love those places I'm guessing as you keep going back for more, four times if I'm correct in...

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Mums NI Craft Hub - September 2018
Mums NI Craft Hub

Mums NI Craft Hub - September 2018

Created on: Tuesday, 11 September 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

So, here we are in September. The children are all back to school for another year and pretty soon the homeworks will be flowing.  Some children find settling back into school quite stressful, especially those with a sensory need, like our...

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Fun Facts Friday - Sloths
Fun Facts Friday

Fun Facts Friday - Sloths

Created on: Friday, 07 September 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 one of the slowest moving mammals...

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