Andy & Mike’s Tick Tock Time Machine Review

Andy and Mike's Tick Tock Time Machine

A couple of weeks ago we went to see Andy & Mikes Tick Tock Time Machine at the Solihull Arts Complex.

As I’ve said before, all of the Cbeebies presenters are ace in live shows.  Andy is the only one we haven’t seen do a live show before, however, I still had very high expectations.

And we weren’t disappointed.  Both Andy and Mike are FULL of energy, funny, silly and generally a bit bonkers.

Perfect entertainment for kids!

And us.

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National Infertility Awareness Week

I did another stint on Redshift Radio today. This time it wasn’t about plugging the Therapy Centre, but about National Infertility Awareness Week.

Did you know that infertility affects 1 in 6 people in the UK?

That’s a staggering 3.5 million people affected by infertility.

In fact, I bet you know quite a few people who might be experiencing infertility right now. Only it’s unlikely you’re aware. Because unfortunately, people don’t feel they can talk about it.

National Infertility Awareness Week

A little while ago I saw a post on Facebook saying that Sarah had recently set up a South Cheshire Infertility Support Group.

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10 ways to prepare for parenting

Preparing for Parenting
I know lots of people who are due to have babies soon. Many for the second time, but some are going to be first time parents and it got me thinking about the sort of stuff I’d like to have been prepared for.

I mean, I knew about the sleepless nights, the dirty nappies and the constant feeding, but I had no idea what to expect further down the line. If I had then I might have felt more, well…prepared.

So aside from the sleep routines, the weaning and the potty training (which go by in such a blur, you’ll wonder if they ever actually happened) here’s the bits of advice I wish people had shared so that I felt a little more prepared for parenting. (And as with my stance on all advice, take whatever works for you and leave the rest exactly where you found it!)

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Sid’s Show – Review

Sids show 1
A few weekends ago we were lucky enough to go and see Sid Sloane from Cbeebies fame in his very own show at the Grand Theatre in Lancaster.

The kids were extremely excited to go and see Sid’s Show and so were me and my mum.  Probably more than they were to be honest!

I’d read a few reviews about the show before we went and realised that the show was just Sid. No one else at all.  And we’re more than used to (well we were anyway) seeing Sid do links on his own on Cbeebies, but entertaining an audience full of young children? Different kettle of fish altogether.  I had every confidence that Sid would be able to pull it off (these Cbeebies presenters have boundless amounts of energy!) but I was interested to see how he would do it.

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Jeans, jeans, jeans, jeans…

Jeans, jeans, jeans, jeans…..

I have an earworm.  That is going through my head to the tune of ‘Beans, beans, beans, beans’  If you don’t know what I’m talking about then you clearly don’t use the CBeebies website enough!!

I don’t either, but my kids do.  And more often than not its stuff that sticks in your head they find.

I need help!  And not just with the earworm.

I’m stuck in a huge big rut!

A clothing rut though.

Nothing too serious, don’t panic!

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