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Mums NI Book Nook - September 2018
Book Nook

Mums NI Book Nook - September 2018

Created on: Friday, 31 August 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

This September we have a delightful collection of books for the whole family to enjoy. As we are all back to the school routine we've added in a scrummy little number from everybody's favourite - Mr Joe Wicks, to help with the organisation of...

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Fun Facts Friday - All About Lego
Fun Facts Friday

Fun Facts Friday - All About Lego

Created on: Friday, 31 August 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 learning all about Lego. So get your little...

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A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self - Angela McCann
A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self

A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self - Angela McCann

Created on: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 by Angela McCann
Angela McCann

Dear Angela, I’m writing to you from beyond parenthood. You are fours years in and haven’t totally lost your marbles, so I thought it was time to share some of the things I’ve learned about myself, I mean you, well both really. I know...

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Fun Facts Friday - Theropods
Fun Facts Friday

Fun Facts Friday - Theropods

Created on: Friday, 24 August 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 deadliest of...

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A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self - Samara Prentice
A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self

A Letter to my Pre-Parent Self - Samara Prentice

Created on: Wednesday, 22 August 2018 by Samara Prentice
Samara Prentice

Dear Samara, I am sorry to tell you this but you’re about to change.  In fact, 7 years from now you’ll be unrecognisable.  I know at the moment you don’t think that is possible.  But trust me when I say this change is for the...

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Fatherhood and Me
Parenting

Fatherhood and Me

Created on: Tuesday, 21 August 2018 by Christopher Henning
Christopher Henning

Straight off the bat… Being a dad is the best job I’ve ever had! That’s a bold statement I know, but it is. If I’m honest, my time working nightshift at my local Spar garage circa 2003-2005 comes a very close second! I was 19-20 with no...

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My experience with Breastfeeding, how you can succeed.
Mums Health

My experience with Breastfeeding, how you can succeed.

Created on: Monday, 20 August 2018 by Claire Flynn
Claire Flynn

I come from a long line of breastfeeding women. I always knew I wanted to breastfeed. Early on, I got a breastfeeding book from the library so I could give myself a head start as well as satisfy my constant desire to plan ahead. After all, I...

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Fun Facts Friday - Walking on the Moon
Fun Facts Friday

Fun Facts Friday - Walking on the Moon

Created on: Friday, 17 August 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 Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon....

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Mindful Parenting
Parenting

Mindful Parenting

Created on: Tuesday, 14 August 2018 by Veronica Ellis
Veronica Ellis

Being a parent is one of the most challenging, rewarding, nourishing and depleting roles that we can step into. I often describe my own experience of childbirth as ‘The Agony and The Ecstasy’. Parenthood often continues in a similar vein, a...

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Firing up a New Generation of Female Firefighters
News

Firing up a New Generation of Female Firefighters

Created on: Tuesday, 14 August 2018 by Mums NI
Mums NI

Little Women NI is joining with the two female firefighters employed at Belfast International Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Service to offer young girls between 9 and 11 years a unique insight into firefighting with the first workshop of its...

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Mums NI Craft Hub - August 2018
Mums NI Craft Hub

Mums NI Craft Hub - August 2018

Created on: Sunday, 12 August 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

We've been doing lots and lots of reading this summer break, so we thought we would make a super easy little book accessory to help keep track of where we are on our stories . . . that's right, we made bookmarks! This activity is simplistic so it...

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New Mums Workout Too!
Mums Health

New Mums Workout Too!

Created on: Tuesday, 07 August 2018 by Jenny Blakely
Jenny Blakely

First of all as a mum you should be given yourselves a massive pat on the back as for the last 9 months you have done the most amazing workout that you will ever complete!!! However when you look at yourself in the mirror that workout has...

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Mums NI Loves - August 2018
Mums NI Loves

Mums NI Loves - August 2018

Created on: Monday, 06 August 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

This August, the Mums NI Team are loving all things pretty and treat-worthy. Here are our 5 most loved items. Love what you see? Then leave a comment and let us know what you think!

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Mums NI Book Nook - August 2018
Book Nook

Mums NI Book Nook - August 2018

Created on: Monday, 30 July 2018 Mums NI
Mums NI

Here we have the August 2018 instalment of the Mums NI Book Nook. This month we have some lovely books for children, especially for those little ones just about to start nursery/school in September.  We've included the eagerly awaited new...

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Mindfulness and Art
Your Mental Health

Mindfulness and Art

Created on: Monday, 23 July 2018 by Sinead Mc Dermott Campbell
Sinead Mc Dermott Campbell

Whilst engaging in my art practise and using my hands, my mind becomes engaged and l relax and unwind. During this time l enter into a place what l can only describe as the “art zone ” where l become lost in my own little world. This trance...

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