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Phew it’s hot out there!

Kate - with my feet in a bucket of cold water. So someone has decided to turn the temperature right up, and boy it’s hot. Top that with...

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Posted on Jun 30, 2015 by Kate

Child Care Providers Challenge Parents

Kate - Mini First Aid This week I've been running 12 hour Paediatric First Aid for practitioners who work for the lovely Sunflowers Child...

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Posted on Jun 17, 2015 by Kate

Mini First Aid is expanding!

Kate - Mini First Aid Leeds When I launched Mini First Aid 18 months ago, I was motivated to bring accessible baby and child first aid tr...

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Posted on Jun 7, 2015 by Kate

The day that changed my life forever

4th June 2003 was a day that changed my life forever. My younger brother (Matt) was a 23-year-old final year student who was full of life, l...

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Posted on Jun 4, 2015 by Kate

Since when did climbing on Mummy become an olympic sport?

Kate - Tired but smiling I would have written this blog a few days ago but frankly I've been too tired. The clocks moved recently, which in...

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Posted on Apr 29, 2015 by Kate

Grandparents to the rescue!

Kate Ball - On a 'mini' break. It’s the Easter Holidays, which means all those wonderful clubs and classes for children have a holiday to...

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Posted on Apr 1, 2015 by Kate

Mother's Day reflection

Kate Ball, Mother and Peace Negotiator Happy Mother's Day to you all. To all the Dads walking round my local area this morning (with gr...

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Posted on Mar 15, 2015 by Kate

Managing on your own?

So my lovely husband is away on Tour, and will be for the next few weeks. I announced on day 1 morning 1 at pre-school that the team effort...

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Posted on Mar 4, 2015 by Kate

Don't wait for the rash

It was Tuesday 8th November 2011, a day I will never forget. Working as a childminder with two young children of my own, James aged six and...

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Posted on Feb 9, 2015 by Kate

Parma Ham?

So, the culinary craze this Christmas was a whole Serrano or Parma Ham leg - the centre piece for any big family Christmas buffet. We were s...

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Posted on Feb 1, 2015 by Kate