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The Baby Show - NEC Birmingham - Exclusive Ticket Offer

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"The Baby Show, the UK's leading pregnancy & parenting event, returns to NEC, Birmingham from 17-19 May 2013.

As well as providing a superb family-friendly shopping experience, where you can compare 1000s of products from 100s of trusted brands and benefit from exclusive show-only offers, the event also offers visitors a unique opportunity to hear from a selection of leading baby and childcare experts. And when quoting exclusive ticket code BLOOM you can purchase show tickets for just £11.50 - a saving of over 40% on standard ticket prices. To book your tickets simply visit thebabyshow.co.uk and enter the above code."

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"The Baby Show, the UK's leading pregnancy & parenting event, returns to NEC, Birmingham from 17-19 May 2013.

As well as providing a superb family-friendly shopping experience, where you can compare 1000s of products from 100s of trusted brands and benefit from exclusive show-only offers, the event also offers visitors a unique opportunity to hear from a selection of leading baby and childcare experts. And when quoting exclusive ticket code BLOOM you can purchase show tickets for just £11.50 - a saving of over 40% on standard ticket prices. To book your tickets simply visit thebabyshow.co.uk and enter the above code."

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BabyBlooms Bump Watch – Is it a boy or a girl ?

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BabyBlooms Bump Watch – Is it a boy or a girl?

How many times when you were pregnant did people take a step away from you weighing up your bump before sagely announcing the sex of your unborn child as if they were Sir Robert Winston? I remember when I was pregnant for the second time and a friend told me that when you are carrying a boy its all bump and if its all over and on your bum it’s a girl… cue the sage nodding and weighing me up before announcing ‘Its definitely a girl!’ Up until that moment I actually hadn’t noticed my ever expanding backside and damn her she was right I did have a girl… and two years on the big backside!


You can’t really see people going up to Kate and doing the same though can you? Lie down Kate while I balance your humongous wedding ring on a piece of cotton over your bump to see what you are having? Although secretly we hope her close friends have done that? So its left for the world to guess what she is having. We wonder if the Royal household know the sex of the baby already – do you think planning and Royal protocol mean they have to plan everything including what to expect? I chose (my husband wanted to know) not to find out as I reasoned that after the pain of labour I would like a nice surprise- thank you very much. Plus I am that much of a blabbermouth I would have told everyone beforehand which somehow spoils it. I know many of you won’t share that view and are organised and want to know so can plan everything which is great, but wasn’t for me. Although both times, I instinctively knew I was having girls. It didn’t enter my head to look at blue clothes or boys nursery accessories even though I didn’t admit that out loud.

I am sure Kate has an idea in her gut what she is having and if she does know she is a master at keeping schtum. She has expressed the desire for a boy while Wills would like a girl. I feel slightly sorry for her that she has to remain neutral when handed lots of baby gifts from members of the public with the media poised for any reaction towards blue or pink! For now we can all keep guessing…..although judging by Kate’s pert bottom and my friend’s ultimate wisdom I’m saying BOY!

https://www.britmums.com/2013/02/royal-baby-bump-watch/

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BabyBlooms Bump Watch – Is it a boy or a girl?

How many times when you were pregnant did people take a step away from you weighing up your bump before sagely announcing the sex of your unborn child as if they were Sir Robert Winston? I remember when I was pregnant for the second time and a friend told me that when you are carrying a boy its all bump and if its all over and on your bum it’s a girl… cue the sage nodding and weighing me up before announcing ‘Its definitely a girl!’ Up until that moment I actually hadn’t noticed my ever expanding backside and damn her she was right I did have a girl… and two years on the big backside!


You can’t really see people going up to Kate and doing the same though can you? Lie down Kate while I balance your humongous wedding ring on a piece of cotton over your bump to see what you are having? Although secretly we hope her close friends have done that? So its left for the world to guess what she is having. We wonder if the Royal household know the sex of the baby already – do you think planning and Royal protocol mean they have to plan everything including what to expect? I chose (my husband wanted to know) not to find out as I reasoned that after the pain of labour I would like a nice surprise- thank you very much. Plus I am that much of a blabbermouth I would have told everyone beforehand which somehow spoils it. I know many of you won’t share that view and are organised and want to know so can plan everything which is great, but wasn’t for me. Although both times, I instinctively knew I was having girls. It didn’t enter my head to look at blue clothes or boys nursery accessories even though I didn’t admit that out loud.

I am sure Kate has an idea in her gut what she is having and if she does know she is a master at keeping schtum. She has expressed the desire for a boy while Wills would like a girl. I feel slightly sorry for her that she has to remain neutral when handed lots of baby gifts from members of the public with the media poised for any reaction towards blue or pink! For now we can all keep guessing…..although judging by Kate’s pert bottom and my friend’s ultimate wisdom I’m saying BOY!

https://www.britmums.com/2013/02/royal-baby-bump-watch/

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Babyblooms Blog Launch

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Welcome to the first Babyblooms blog post. Cue the fanfare. This is a first for both Babyblooms and for me as a first time blogger….so please bear with me!I handle the PR for Babyblooms, the baby gift company, and so deal with bloggers on a daily basis on a professional level and  love devouring their posts. Some of the Mummy Bloggers have set the bar really high as they are intuitive, informative and my favourites are hilarious. I know some bloggers get a...

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Babyblooms Blog Launch

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Welcome to the first Babyblooms blog post. Cue the fanfare. This is a first for both Babyblooms and for me as a first time blogger….so please bear with me!

I handle the PR for Babyblooms, the baby gift company, and so deal with bloggers on a daily basis on a professional level and  love devouring their posts. Some of the Mummy Bloggers have set the bar really high as they are intuitive, informative and my favourites are hilarious. I know some bloggers get a hard time but I am a PR person who has the utmost respect for bloggers and I am in awe of how some have managed to propel themselves into the public consciousness through sheer hard work, brilliant writing and not forgetting supreme social marketing skills…many while balancing careers, families and cleaning  (when do you clean?)

What qualifies me to become a blogger?

Well, as well as working in PR for many years and writing a LOT, I am first and foremost a mum.  I have two gorgeous girls aged five and 22 months and I know its corny but they and my husband are my world.  That’s not to say this blog will be all about how perfect my children are and how I sail through motherhood like Mary Poppins on ProPlus. Oh no! I make mistakes every week, sometimes every day and I hope to share my thoughts and experiences on motherhood (the normal, scary, frustrating and amazing kind) as well as on parenting issues in general.

With the help of the team at Babyblooms , who are also all mums, we hope to have some fun, engaging discussions with our followers. We will vent our spleen about various topics and issues– don’t get me started on celeb mums ‘springing’ back into shape – and want to hear from you too. What would you like to read about in the Babyblooms blog?

Really looking forward to getting to know you...x

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