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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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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 »
Win a Trespass Bunka Kids Sleeping Bag by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We love camping and every year we buy something new to add to our kit – this year we bought the kids new sleeping bags. Our sleeping bags get used all year round at sleepo ... Read on »
I could be making an almighty arse of the whole thing by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Grief changes shape with every passing year. I felt it the worst in my teens, when grief was a rabid beast and a daily reminder that not only was I a hormonal confus ... 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 babys ... Read on »
Win a hamper of limited edition pink kitchenware with Pampered Chef and Cancer Research UK by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Win a hamper of limited edition pink kitchenware with Pampered Chef and Cancer Research UK The Pampered Chef has teamed up with Your Baby Club for Breast Cancer ... Read on »
The world has not stopped turning and no one has died by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Three weeks ago my phone was lost, presumed stolen, in an airport. Do you know what? Contrary to popular belief when  it was lost I didn’t panic. I had a look for it, ... Read on »
Children Playing: A Disaster in the Living Room? by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Featured Post A living room is one of the most important play areas within the home. Unfortunately, lamps, breakable items and other fragile home decors can often pres ... Read on »
My top ten ‘flight hand luggage list’ and a tale of Mickey Mouse knickers saving the day by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting ‘Stuck in the airport for 27 hours’ faces On the way back from my recent Walt Disney World, Orlando, press trip, as English Mum ‘s plus one, it became apparent tha ... Read on »
Shine bright like a diamond … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Beautiful D I remember the night you were born like it was yesterday. I arrived at your house to look after your brother, Big F,  while your Mum was in hospital overni ... Read on »
Where the sky meets the sea by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This post is for Tara Lara’s Gallery – the theme this week is ‘Sky’. This picture was taken at the beginning of August, during our recent trip to the Caribbean, with ... Read on »
Natural Beauty by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This post is for Tara Lara’s Gallery . The theme this week is ‘World Photo Day’. We’re just back from a weekend camping in the Lake District with friends. We spent a f ... Read on »
Summer at Center Parcs by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Featured post I have been pretty excited for summer to begin all year. Now it is with us I can barely contain my excitement. It has been absolutely glorious over the l ... Read on »
Hassle-Free Camping by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Featured post Hassle-free Camping With school summer holiday prices still sky high, it’s no wonder people are looking for alternatives to a week somewhere sunny on ... Read on »
Car Shopping – New Car Offers From BMW by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post We’re looking for a new car.  Our current car has seen us through to now, but is now starting to fall apart.  With two children, one teenager and ... Read on »
Is it possible to add melted children to cream cheese?! by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It’s the 10 year old’s birthday. The 8 year old was up first, in our bed asking when his sister would be up. And asking, and asking.  Until she appeared.  Grinning, be ... Read on »
The Mountain Warehouse challenge … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Mountain Warehouse contacted me to ask if I wanted to do a reviews.  We have a Mountain Warehouse locally and have always loved their stuff, for both price and quality. ... Read on »
Review : Skin confidence with No7 by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting During the winter I like to hibernate. I cover my body and hide out until the sun starts to break through. Then I stumble blinking into the sunlight and realise that I ... Read on »