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one of Bristol’s biggest weekends | July 23/24 2016

If you’re looking for things to do together as a family, which are free, fun and focused on all of you, then two of the biggest things Bristol has to offer are happening this weekend. Upfest 2016 #upfest2016 #streetart #festival #Artist registration open until 27th March via Upfest.co.uk #bristol #bristolgraffiti…

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How to keep your cool in hot weather | if you’re pregnant

After reading this last night and putting it on the Bristol Parent FB page, where it seemed to strike a cord with all of you massive, furious sweaty, pregnant ladies like me ladies in a similar state, I thought I’d write my own, slightly heavier on the rage, lighter on the…

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what’s on for kids at Bristol Harbour Festival | 2016

I’ve just been down to Harbourside for the children’s TV retrospective at MShed, which is very good, you should check it out. My goodness, the whole place is gearing up for the weekend! So, what’s on for kids at Bristol Harbour Festival 2016? It’s going to be mega this year,…

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things I wasn’t expecting | from a three year old

As each month goes by, with your first child, new things develop, don’t they? There are so many things I wasn’t expecting. Not that I was expecting much, you understand. Articles you read about three year olds focus on obtuse and demanding behaviour and talk about being a ‘threenager’. I’ve…

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Things to do in Bristol with kids this summer | July and August

I don’t think this’ll be the last post of this kind, with the school holidays coming up and all, but here’s some ideas for things to do in Bristol with kids this Summer. Letters From The Wild, Sunday 10th July, Brandon Hill Park, Free This Sunday, there’s nature trails, games,…

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plus size maternity clothes | where I’m shopping

This pregnancy, I am two sizes bigger on top than I was pre-Tibbs, and one size bigger on the bottom. This means I’m very definitely wearing plus size maternity clothes this time round. So, where am I shopping? Predictably, it’s mostly from my kitchen. I don’t find trying on maternity…

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The Secret Life of Pets | review from the Everyman Cinema Bristol

Yesterday I decided to take Tibbs for her first every cinema trip. We went to see the Secret Life of Pets at the new Everyman Cinema on Whiteladies. It used to feel indulgent going to the cinema in the week, pre-kids, now it just feels practical. It made me realise…

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New things to do with the kids this week in Bristol | June 2016

Phew! Back online after a week of no internet, feels a bit weird. Anyway, I’ll get straight into it and tell you the story of how we came to be without the internet tomorrow. Here’s some things to do in Bristol with kids this week. The Outdoors Project expands to…

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