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I have been trying out the Vileda Easy Wring and Clean Turbo mop. It's designed to make cleaning floors easier.
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These are my top 5 tips for visiting Legoland Windsor with children. We have been twice now and love it. #lego
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New office makeover. Check out my new workspace. I have loved doing this! #ad
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Disclosure: Use the following disclosure at the beginning of your post. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias Do you have a room or area in your house where things just get d...
Disclosure: Use the following disclosure at the beginning of your post. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias Do you have a room or area i...
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I went to Primark and got quite a bit of shopping, there's stuff for our home, for the children and me! #primark
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Today I went to @yarndale Here's my vlog of the event. Definitely my favourite year so far! #yarndale
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Hello and welcome back to Your YouTube. The video I have chosen this week comes from Tas D , whose video of a family trip to vista's the Kelpie in Falkirk was amazing. I have to admit to never having heard of them before but the video made some me want to v...
Hello and welcome back to Your YouTube. The video I have chosen this week comes from Tas D , whose video of a family trip to vista's the ...
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Barbie Star Light Adventure Review
My daughter has recently decided that she wants to be an astronaut when she grows up. This is a huge step as whenever we have previously asked her, she's always answered with "just a human" or "just a person". I fully believe that if she actually wants to b...
My daughter has recently decided that she wants to be an astronaut when she grows up. This is a huge step as whenever we have previously as...
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Check out my office makeover. It has totally changed the space I work in! Featuring items from +bandq +TK Maxx and +Primark http://www.helpfulmum.com/2016/09/office-and-workspace-makeover-ad.html #ad 
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Back to School Surprises | Education Quizzes
My children have been back at school for a couple of weeks now and it has thrown up some interesting surprises. After a pretty trying summer with them both, my first surprise was that I missed them a bit. I had got so used to them both being around that I a...
My children have been back at school for a couple of weeks now and it has thrown up some interesting surprises. After a pretty trying summe...
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Come and see what I think about the Hotpoint Fridge Freezer H8A1EWWTD from ao.com. #aoletsgo
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About HelpfulMum

Hello! My name is Siân and I am a 34 year old Mum of two, a boy born in March 2009 and a girl born in March 2011. I graduated last summer University, where I was a mature student studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Now I am a manager of a Bed and Breakfast in the Yorkshire Dales.

I was born in Yorkshire but moved to Oxford at the age of five when my Mum and Dad split up. Currently I live on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, having moved here nine years ago from London. We moved here when I married at the age of 21 (it'll never last - my wise father said), but we are still very much happily married. 

I have worked as a football analyst, a sports researcher, an assistant producer in sports news, in one of Her Majesty's prisons and, more recently, on a mental health ward (to name but a few).

Since starting University, I have become interested in fitness and going to the gym. I'm not aiming to lose weight, just to get fit (which seems to be working). Sewing, baking and reading are what I do in my (very little) spare time. I also love sport, football, rugby union, golf and formula one being particular favourites!

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  • Economics

Bragging rights
My blog 'You're not from round here' was shortlisted in the 2012 Brilliance in Blogging awards in the Fresh Voices category. I was chosen to write a guest post for Caitlin Moran's website for the launch of her book 'How to be a Woman' and again for the launch of 'Moranthology'. I have also featured on Parentdish.
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  • Lancaster University
    Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 2011 - 2014
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06.09.15 Silent Sunday
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The Mad House
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Review (and giveaway) of the Kingston MobileLite Wireless Reader.

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Thatcher
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A round up of the reactions of Britains top parent bloggers to the death of Margaret Thatcher.

#SilentSunday
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Mirena Coil: Week One.
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So a week and a day has passed since I had the Mirena Coil fitted. I was originally going to post an update after 2 weeks but it seems to ma

Win a Woods hamper
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Now we're into November, that faint whiff of Christmas is getting stronger and stronger. How about if we heere at Attachment Mummy could tak

BabyHuddle blog | Passionate about babies
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Last week Babyhuddle launched the Do One Thing for Tamsyn campaign. If you're not familiar with the story behind this, please take a moment

Helpful Mum Reviews
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Product reviews by a family of four.