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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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The one where my son spends £695 on ITunes and I nearly have a coronary … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So, it was a normal Thursday in the Driver household. I was working, The Husband was making tea and the children were downloading their brains, post-school with various ... Read on »
Have Dog, Will Travel by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post Pets are a wonderful addition to any house, but one complication that comes with a four-legged family member is what to do with them when you’re going o ... Read on »
London’s Restaurant Festival by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Featured post London is known for its wide variety of fine dining options, with the up market, chic bars of Mayfair and the hip joints of Shoreditch catering to all a ... Read on »
Pancakes: the perfect food for all occasions by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Guest post in association with Schwartz Pancakes are a nutritious and popular international food. Their recipes extend from the USA to China and each country has its ... Read on »
I am a sucker by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This post is for Tara Lara’s Gallery . The theme this week is ‘One title, no words’.   Read on »
Get your home ready for Autumn by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post After a summer that’s seen the UK blessed with some days of blistering sunshine it seems autumn is slowly but surely on its way. While sun worshippers m ... Read on »
Stoptober – Stop Smoking Challenge by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting In association with Intellicig October is Stoptober – the month marketed by the NHS to try and give up smoking. Research has found that people, who can give up smo ... Read on »
Cocking rock and roll to you by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We  have a CD changer in the car with 7 CDs in it. There’s a mixture of stuff in there at any time and usually one CD filled with cheesy old songs. The current cheese is a ... Read on »
I smell foolishness … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I bought a tiny sample Yankee Candle recently, it was vanilla frosting flavour. It filled my house with the smell of cake. I like cake. Because it was a sample it didn ... Read on »
Mum? What’s a ‘rappist’? by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Just another mundane run to the petrol station ended in a buttock clenching trip of horror and cold sweats … It started well, I managed not to put petrol in our dies ... Read on »
Silent Sunday by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting For all other Silent Sunday entries head over to  Mocha Beanie Mummy . Now shhhhhh.   Read on »
They have brought me to my knees … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Aged 4 and 3 When I look at the 9 year old I feel a total aching love. She filled my life with the most breathtaking light that still surrounds her today. She taug ... Read on »
Saving Energy in the Home by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post Brought to you by Ovo Energy the cheaper, greener and simpler energy supplier Read on »
Oral Health by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post Read on »
The spots are the difference (By Gramps) by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Rictus (noun) The gaping of the mouth – often restricted to the corners of the mouth. Wallace of Wallace and Gromit and Ed Milliband of the Labour Party are masters ... Read on »
The importance of front doors in a family home by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post For any family, the home is a sanctuary within which you can all relax. Kids and adults alike will view their home as a safe haven where there are no fa ... Read on »
A day at the seaside … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We set off for the seaside, my sister, the 9 year old, the 7 year old and I. We’d been planning a day at the coast for a while and this was it.  We packed up the car and w ... Read on »
Hobbs Handbags by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post Before I had children I had a range of beautiful handbags, one for every occasion. The moment I birthed my first child practicality took over and I ... Read on »
The Perfect Armchair by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting In collaboration with BrightHouse The Perfect Armchair by BrightHouse Read on »
Beards, moustaches and new hair … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My baby has grown up *sob* … OK, so he’s 7, but still. This is his ‘new hair’ as created by the talented Joe at Gents Quarter . This isn’t a review, we paid for that a ... Read on »