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Laurachora Patient Expert

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Mother of two (boy aged 4 and girl aged 6), stepmother to 1 (aged 15), a dog and a husband. I'm trying not to lose my marbles. I am aware that I have already mislaid some of them, the 4 year old may have inadvertently swallowed one}
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Top 4 Gifts for All Mums by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Featured Post No matter if it is mother’s day, her birthday or another kind of celebration; it is always nice to pamper your mom with some nice gifts that show that yo ... Read on »
5 great ways to spend time when your kids are at school by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Featured post When the kids are away, the adults shall play! It can be a rare occasion to have the house to yourself and finally have some spare time to enjoy it. With ... Read on »
The Big Little Tent Festival – sideways rain and snazzy bunting! by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My kids have always been fairly outdoorsy. It’s not always as easy in the Winter, but with a dog to walk we do try to get out and about. The 9 year old loves to be out i ... Read on »
You know when you forget a WHOLE word, or two? That. by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Last week in the supermarket I completely lost all sense. At the checkout, just after I’d unloaded an ‘emergency picnic’ I suddenly realised I’d forgotten something. T ... Read on »
Scattering Peanut, downwind and on checkout 3 by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I picked up Peanut’s ashes up from the vets while I was there for an appointment with Jessie. They were presented to me in a paper bag with handles. I walked the short jou ... Read on »
I said goodbye to a good five inches by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I had my hair cut the other day.  I’d had, what I would consider long curtains, for some time now and just felt like I needed a change. I had short hair through most of my ... Read on »
Heidi Klein is expanding it’s swimwear range for kids by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Heidi Klein is expanding it’s swimwear range for kids.  The girls range now goes from 2-10 and includes some beautiful pieces.  The ten year old would look fabulous, ... Read on »
My life – according to Instagram by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’ve just been looking back at my Instagram account ( @LauraAWNTYM  if you want to follow me) for this month. Based on my photos I spend too much time with my dog, the ten ... Read on »
Nutmeg – no nonsense jargon-free investing by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’ve recently been looking at investments. I’ve been looking at our finances and getting things in order. With two children hurtling towards high school and then the inevi ... Read on »
The Works – Wishlist by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post Every year we have a clear-out of all the old toys. Sometimes I do it under cover of darkness, where I then have to avoid the local charity shop with th ... Read on »
Win a night in a Travelodge! by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Husband and I like to get away from it all every now and again. A night here, a night there, shopping, a meal, a few drinks. We’re lucky that we have excellent babysit ... Read on »
I wrapped myself in a security blanket … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Towards the end of 2013 I had rather a bad experience which caused enough stress to break me into a thousand tiny pieces. Dramatic? Yup. Exaggerated? No, that’s what ... Read on »
Godspeed, Old Lady by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Today we said goodbye to our old lady. Our professional sleeper, crotch sniffer, wearer of human head gear, elbow nudger, puppy teacher, sharer of beds, liker of head rubs ... Read on »
ABSOLUTELY no excuse not to pamper myself! by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Just before Christmas I was sent a a surprise package from Pamper Parcels on behalf of Betfair . It was specifically for ‘those who tirelessly support the sports mad peo ... Read on »
My Old Lady by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We’re having to make big decisions about one of our woofers. Peanut, the oldest of our two dogs, is fourteen (and a half). She’s had a happy life, but is no ... Read on »
Choose a new build home this Christmas by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Featured post Whilst many dream of living in a historical Georgian home, more and more of us today are opting for a new build home. 2014 has seen a rise in the num ... Read on »
Me Time with Rock Pamper Scissors by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Featured post I only discovered pampering and ‘me time’ in my mid 30s. Seriously, up until  then I did nothing with myself other than have once yearly haircuts – but o ... Read on »
Looking after your teeth with Toothpick by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Featured post I keep telling my kids they need to look after their teeth. The 8 year old still finds it a chore and still asks every night why he needs to brush his ... Read on »
AmiGami Monkey – I want the pony one next! by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We were sent an AmiGami set a couple of weeks ago.  We’ve been meaning to play with it but just been so busy that we haven’t managed to. Until that is today when the t ... Read on »
Ox Pasture Hall Hotel by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We were invited to spend a night at Ox Pasture Hall Hotel .  I say ‘we’, that is The Husband, Jessie the dog, and I! Ox Pasture Hall isn’t just dog friendly it welcome ... Read on »