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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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Get Your Kids Gardening – The High Tech Way by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Brought to you by Honda  In these months of rain, wind and chilly temperatures, enjoying garden time with the family feels like a distant memory or a fuzzy future dr ... Read on »
Put your own mask on first by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My rather wonderful neighbour, Auntie M, popped round the other day to give me her shredding. She supplies our gerbils (who are SURPRISINGLY still alive) with bedding w ... Read on »
Patchwork Families – 6 Tips To Make Step-Parenting Easier For You And Your Child by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Post in collaboration with charity OnePlusOne In our society today we have more patchwork or blended families than ever before with 1 in 3 families having step-arrange ... Read on »
Pockets of Happiness by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting However dire a situation or however bad a particular day is I always try to find a ‘pocket of happiness’. It might be losing myself in a bookshop for half an hour, t ... Read on »
Bingo – From Community Halls to your Sitting Room by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post When I was younger one of the more popular forms of entertainment for my mother and her friends was to spend several evenings a week at the local commun ... Read on »
How to Say No to Hotels and Save £100s by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post written by Simon Markland who is the director of  Voovit , providers of international shipping and excess baggage services. In the early 2000s the gr ... Read on »
The Yappy Dog by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’m not sure how to start this post, but I feel the need to explain why I’ve been quiet of late.  After the Terrible Awful of six years ago I suffered in a variety of ways ... Read on »
Dabbling in high fashion with Andrew Marc by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post Buying clothes for your kids can be a stressful experience. Their likes and dislikes may change every few weeks, and by the time you think you’ve ... Read on »
Does Online Shopping Make Your Heart Flip-Flop? Don’t Worry – You’re Not Alone by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post  Raise your hand if you’re also nothing like ready for Christmas. You too? Well at least I’m not alone. Every year I vow to get ahead before ... Read on »
Behold, the naked lady … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I love doodle books.  They give a prompt, ask a question and you fill in the blank with your imagination and a pencil. Flicking through one in particular, the other day, I ... Read on »
The scientific reason why your boyfriend should lend you his coat by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post We’ve all been warned that we’re facing a fierce winter, but if you’re already starting to feel the chill it may not just be down to the weather. A ... Read on »
Silent Sunday by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting For all other Silent Sunday entries head over to  Cosmic Girlie . Now shhhhhh.   Read on »
The Guide to Buying a Christmas Gift for Male Foodies by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post If the special man in your life loves life in the kitchen, first of all, congratulations, and second of all, something to help his inner Jamie Oliver de ... Read on »
Destined to a life of slack parenting … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The 9 year old returned from brownies this week and verbally beat me about the face for not realising she was supposed to go in party wear. I can picture it now … the chur ... Read on »
Everything you need to know about autumn … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post Autumn is a fascinating time of year. The leaves are turning from rich greens to deep reds, vibrant yellows or pretty pinks. Animals are busying themse ... Read on »
Twenty-something children: should you reclaim their bedrooms? by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Collaborative post Certain things are inevitable on your child’s graduation day, like tears, hundreds of photos and a sense of pride tinged with loss – having left uni ... Read on »
I clearly have my priorities right by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post It will come as no shock to some of you that cleaning is not my forte. I like a tidy house and go through periods where I chuck stuff out and start clea ... Read on »
Unique Vacations for Your 2014 Family Holiday by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post Staying in the normal hotel or B&B can get tiresome after you’ve done it a few times, especially if you’re tired of paying high prices in tourist-fille ... Read on »
Silent Sunday by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting For all other Silent Sunday entries head over to Cosmic Girlie . Now shhhhhh. Read on »