A Micro Scooter Adventure: Our Favourite Places to Ride!

Last year, we immersed ourselves into the world of adult scooting as part of our new role as Micro Scooter Ambassadors. For the past year, Sharon has been using the Micro Classic Scooter to get to work as well on days out when the terrain is safe to do so. Before the scooter, Sharon would get the bus straight to her destination, whereas now Sharon get’s off a few stops early and rides the rest of the way!

One of her favourite activities to do with the scooter is ride on ahead of us, complete a 180 turn, and the ride back towards us as fast as she can – it’s like she’s a child again, but this time with an awesome ride! She is loving the thrill of the ride as well as the calories it burns!

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Our Top 5 National Trust Locations (South East)

We’ve been National Trust members for quite sometime now, making the most out of it when T started walking.

What we love about the locations within the National Trust is that you’re always spoilt for choice when it comes to what to do. The majority of the locations often come with historic buildings, but if that’s not your cup of tea then there is always a picturesque walk to enjoy – whether it’s woodland, gardens, or open fields. And if that doesn’t float your boat then there’s always the cafe that serve some of the best tea and cake!

Trying to pick a favourite location is like trying to pick your favourite chocolate bar. It depends on your mood. Sometimes I fancy exploring a castle. Sometimes I want to walk through the woods. But whatever I fancy, I know that the National Trust will be able to provide. Continue reading

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A Birthday Giveaway with Toddlebike2 (ENDED).

The Toddlebike2 is probably one of T’s most favourable modes of transport bar being carried! Whenever we take the Toddlebike2 out with us and give T the option to ride it he’s on it from the start to the very end of our walks.

Watching T grow with the bike has been fun to watch. He started riding the bike by sitting on the central bar, however at almost two he now sits comfortably on the seat! It’s only then when I realise our toddler has grown!

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Cheeky Wipes ‘All-in-one Baby Wipes Kit’.

I’ve known Cheeky Wipes ever since I met them at a baby show many moons ago, before T was even born. They’re a local company to us and are one of the nicest brands to work with. Last month, they even sponsored me to go to BML16 in London.

If you don’t know who Cheeky Wipes are, they’re the makers of the reusable baby wipe. They also make reusable feminine products, however I’m not daring enough to try those just yet.

I’ve saved a ton of money by using Cheeky Wipes, and considering I was quite against the thought of adding to my wash load, the use of Cheeky Wipes really hasn’t added to it at all. I’m even tempted to give cloth nappies a go for the summer months when T fancies running around in just a nappy.

This month, Cheeky Wipes have kindly offered one lucky winner to win an ‘All-In-One Baby Wipes Kit’ worth £39.99! We purchased this kit whilst at the baby show and it’s still going strong despite several “challenging” episodes. We found this kit to be the best when starting out and has proved useful when we wanted to freshen T up during his sweaty days.

In the kit you’ll get:

  • A ‘Fresh’ Baby Wipes container.
  • A ‘Mucky’ Baby Wipes container – with mesh bag insert.
  • A ‘Fresh’ Baby Wipes waterproof travel bag.
  • A ‘Mucky’ Baby Wipes waterproof travel bag.
  • A 10 ml bottle of ‘Fresh’ Baby Wipes Essential Oil.
  • A 10 ml bottle of ‘Mucky’ Baby Wipes Essential Oil.
  • White cotton terry wipes.
All-in-one Baby Wipes Kit

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This is a fantastic kit, saving you heaps on disposable wipes.

To enter, follow the link below:

Win an ‘All-In-One Baby Wipes Kit’ by Cheeky Wipes!

Good Luck!

Terms and Conditions

Open to UK residents only.

One (1) winner will win one ‘All-in-one Baby Wipes Kit’ worth £39.99. The prize will be sent via ‘Cheeky Wipes’ and not via LesBeMums.

No cash alternative. Prize is non-transferrable.

Closing Date: Midnight (00:00) on 28/08/16.

Winner chosen between 28/08/16 and 30/08/16. Winner will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner has one week from the closing date to claim their prize, after which point a new winner will be chosen.

 

7 Reasons I Love Babywearing

If follow us on Instagram, you’ll already know that I love Babywearing. Don’t get me wrong, I love our pram, and often get buggy-envy, but having T close to me is something really special.

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From the first time I went to a sling library, to the moment I got to grips with a woven, it’s been fun (in a sweaty, frustrating, why-won’t-he-go-any-higher kinda way).

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If you’re thinking of Babywearing, whether it’s via a stretchy or a buckle based carrier, here are my top 5 reasons why I choose to carry T.

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Birthday Giveaway with Puddleducks (ENDED)

T has been swimming with Puddleducks for quite some time now, with his first lesson starting back in June when he was just 2 months old.

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Every week, regardless of mood, we have fun learning how to swim and be water confident together. You can tell T always enjoys himself as more often than not he doesn’t want to get out!

Looking back to when T first started, he was just a tiny baby in this huge swim suit; floating around the pool. Now, as soon as recognises Vicki; our instructor, he’s all smiles. As soon as he’s in the water, he splashes and kicks following word associations, holds onto the side when asked, and even swims underwater. We even had a Photoshoot done to capture this!

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Joining Puddleducks was one of the best things we chose to do together, which is why we want to give one lucky Floatie or Splasher (ages 0-15 months) a chance to win a free mini-taster term for May 2016*!

During the taster term, you’ll learn how to confidently handle your baby in the water, as well as teach them the basics when it comes to water safety (and fun, of course!).

For your chance to win, just follow the link below.

Enter Competition

Good luck!!

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*Terms and Conditions

Open to UK residents only.
Locations for taster term limited to Brighton Hilton Metropole, Ovingdean Hall, and Chailey Heritage School.
No cash alternative.
Closing Date: 07/04/16 (winner contacted within 48hrs)