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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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Kids obsessed with Harry Potter? Here’s the perfect solution… by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting sponsored post Does your home harbour its very own half-blood who wakes every morning avidly awaiting the arrival of an owl, clutching a letter tight in its talons? Fo ... Read on »
Dog Walk Buddy by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This post is for Tara Lara’s Gallery – the theme this week was based on World Photography Day – we had to take a photograph, of anything, wherever we were in the world – ... Read on »
I turned 35 at the weekend and with that I have noticed … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am now in an entirely new age bracket when filling in market research questionnaires. I only discovered coffee in my 35th year. I have decided that ‘sometimes’ I ... Read on »
Bloom and Blossom Gift Set by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The people at Hamper Gifts have given me a very special Bloom and Blossom gift set for one lucky mother to be – ideal as a baby shower gift, a maternity present and of c ... Read on »
Creative boredom-busting ideas by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post When faced with whining children belligerently claiming boredom, rather than tend to their every whim why not give them the chance to constructively get ... Read on »
We’ve been away for the weekend … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting … in Edinburgh and someone was so pleased to see me when I got back that she spent the afternoon trying to sit on me. Read on »
Rocket Xtreme BMX Scooter by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We were sent the  Rocket Xtreme BMX Scooter this week.  It came in a huge box and needed putting together. The instructions weren’t the clearest and it took The Husband, ... Read on »
Staycation with Travelodge by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting In collaboration with Travelodge For those of you who are ‘staycationing’ this year those clever peeps at Travelodge have just launched a new interactive app, aimed ... Read on »
Chief Chewed Item Finder™ by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Every so often the dogs get a look in on this blogging lark. One of Peanut and Jessie’s biggest fans is the guys, down the road, at Monster Pet Supplies. Turns o ... Read on »
Skylander Giants and the PORTAL OF POWER by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am about to pretend that I know exactly what I’m writing about. I have just had a long conversation with my 7 year old, who rolled his eyes at me as I quizzed him on e ... Read on »
White polo shirt hell … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting School uniform plays heavily on my mind from the first day of the Summer holidays. It seems to get more complicated, the further up the school they get. This year I need ... Read on »
Review – Kozi Kids Riding Jacket by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting One of the 9 year old’s favourite hobbies is horse riding.  She’s been going on and off for a couple of years now.  She’s incredibly lucky that Auntie N has hors ... Read on »
Cool Clothes for Hot Days by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post Whether you’re on holiday or just at home, dressing for those hot summer days can be stressful to say the least. Everyone needs to keep cool – but ho ... Read on »
What I’m listening to this week … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My friend, M, sent me this fab video, we seem to have very similar music tastes and I’m glad she shared this one with me.  I can’t stop listening to it, and I love the vid ... Read on »
Cracking the flags … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So, you know I blog, then I have a real job? Right?  But I also run Boo & Boy with The Husband. Well, it’s been cracking the flags up here in Yorkshire and we’ve mainl ... Read on »
Our usual celebration … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We are not romantics, The Husband has successfully brainwashed me into not bothering with cards and presents on our wedding anniversary. So successful that I had to be r ... Read on »
Win a £50 Amazon Gift Card with Glotech Repairs by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’m happy to announce that I’ve teamed up with Glotech Repairs to offer up a £50 Amazon Gift Card. Glotech Repairs make keeping your appliances up and running easy a ... Read on »
How Will You Manage On A State Pension? by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post Most of us are so busy with our lives that we hardly get the time to enjoy what is happening right now, let alone think about what our lives will be lik ... Read on »
Me, in a nutshell … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting That Tara Lara set me, and some other bloggers, a challenge. To come up with one word to describe myself.  ONE WORD?  Sheesh. So I thought, and I thought. Then I got ... Read on »