Lorraine Heller

Lorraine Heller

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Lorraine Heller

A frumpy baby in a ski suit

It always seems to be harder to get out of bed in the winter. Over the past week (maybe it’s the sudden cold spell?)...
Lorraine Heller

Friday 13th

I'm feeling rather lucky today. I am sure there are people around the country crossing their fingers, not stepping on cracks in the pavestones...
Lorraine Heller

Discounted travel to the moon

Ask kids where they’d most like to go on holiday, and the answers you’ll get, according to a new survey, include the moon, Narnia...
Lorraine Heller

Can an octopus open jars?

Had you been in the MyFamilyClub office this morning, you would have witnessed one of our regular random morning banters. Today, it was whether...
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Snowflakes or snowdrops?

Last summer I had a few rants about how we never really had a proper summer. Now I’m taking it all back because the...
Will disabled children lose out under Universal Credit?

Could your disabled child lose out under Universal Credit?

Families with disabled children could stand to lose up to £28 per week under the proposed benefits overhaul, according to a new report. If you...
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Kiwi Pies and random national celebrations

Think of a random activity, a like or dislike, an everyday object or a simple action – chances are, there’ll be a day or...
Lorraine Heller

Blogger challenge: Meals from scratch – day four

Cooking everything from scratch mid-week is usually quite a mission, but I made an extra effort for my challenge for Food Revolution day...
supermarket

When you can give supermarkets a run for their money

At what time of day can you save £20 just by hanging around in the right place at the right time? The answer to that...
Lorraine Heller

Do you have a question on child benefit?

We seem to have child benefit coming out of our ears (not literally of course, that would be nice…) The changes announced in George...
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How to Choose the Correct Halloween Costume for your Children?

Everyone Child loves it when Halloween comes around and, to be honest, as parents were no different! Halloween is fantastic fun for children of...
Screaming Baby

Britons Would Rather Share a Flight With Rowdy Hen/Stag Parties & Crying Babies Than...

New research by an online flight comparison company has revealed that one in four Britons have experienced a flight where someone has made fellow...

Son Frozen in Fear as Dad Plays Evil Prank with Tarantula

Poor Brooklyn. Gaffer taped and laying down on the floor, dad plays 'guessing game'' with him to win money. He manages to guess the first toy...

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Win £150 Amazon Vouchers PLUS 200 FREE Books

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Win 1 x family tickets to Dinosaurs in the Wild at the Birmingham NEC

Win tickets to take the kids somewhere they’ve never been – back in time! Dinosaurs in the Wild is set to take you on...

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Save a Massive 8% on a Forest Holidays Family Escape

The Freedom of the Forest with Your Family Escape to the forest this autumn Whether you're looking for a romantic break, family escape, or group getaway, there are...

Just a Few Reasons for a Family Forest Holiday in October

As the seasons change, make the most of the golden month of October with the family. With the glory of the autumn colours, the half...

Balmer Lawn Hotel – The Best Hotel in the New Forest

Reviewed by Charlotte Vaughan When we were invited to visit the New Forest recently, we jumped at the chance, we all needed a break and...

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The Fool Proof Guide to Throwing a DIY Kids’ Party

When your child’s birthday rolls around, the expenses can quickly add up. However, you don’t need to break the bank to throw them a...
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Top Four Halloween Financial Horrors

Have you got a money problem that’s too terrifying to face this Halloween? Whether you’re battling devilish debt or struggling against scarily high levels...
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Keep Sane with our Top 10 Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips and Secrets

Summer Holiday Money Saving Tips Summer Holidays and Money Saving do not always spring to mind when that time much anticipated time of year comes...