We are over the moon to announce that Kids One Stop Shop founder Wendy Lavender is a Mumpreneur 100 winner for 2015.
Wendy is over the moon to have been chosen by Mumpreneur UK as one of their 100 business women.
Winners will be presented with a certificate at this years Mumpreneur Conference that takes place on Saturday 14th November.
How was your half term? Ours was busy but fun.
Here is what we are having this week:
What are you having?
For more inspiration pop on over to At Home With Mrs M and checkout the other meal planning Monday posts.
Wendy who owns and runs Kid One Stop Shop along side her friends Rachel and Emma are walking 26.2 miles around the Cheltenham Circular Footpath and this is why:
One year ago, on Saturday 2nd February 2013, Matilda Mae Henley went to sleep and did not wake up. She was just 9 months old. Her life was cut tragically short by SIDS and devastated everyone who knew and loved her, not least her Mummy Jennie.
She is a Mother who has walked the last 12 months without her beautiful Daughter. She is a Mother who is struggling to find reasons to smile each day, and yet she is selflessly supporting The Lullaby Trust in their tireless efforts to support other families and to fund research into Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
With your help we too can support The Lullaby Trust in their efforts to discover why babies like Matilda die. This vital research may also help to save over 300 babies a year in the UK who still die of SIDS. We may not be able to bring Matilda back, no matter how much we would dearly like to, but we can ensure her legacy thrives day by day, and that Jennie knows she is not alone.
On Saturday 2nd August 2014, in Memory of Matilda Mae and in support of a dear friend Jennie and The Lullaby Trust, Rachel, Emma and Wendy will walk ‘Full Circle’ 26.2 miles around the Cheltenham Circular Footpath. Our ‘Full Circle for Matilda Mae’ challenge pays tribute to Jennie and her family, who have so painstakingly and bravely walked the last 12 months without their darling Matilda.
Please please help us to make a difference to families devastated by Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
You can sponsor Wendy, Rachel and Emma here.
Today we are starting a new feature and showcasing some of the great bloggers that are part of our Kids One Stop Shop Blogger Network.
We are over the moon to introduce are first blogger….
Describe Your Blog
Our blog is our little place to document our journey through life. Originally we blogged about our IVF Journey and we now blog about our parenting journey. We have two year old twin girls. Although our IVF Journey is over now, we still share other peoples IVF journeys with the aim of helping others going through IVF. We also share crafty posts and recipes.
Why did you start blogging?
To share our IVF Journey with others thinking about having IVF and so that we could document our experiences
What do you love about blogging?
The ability to share your thoughts with the world and being able to interact with other bloggers. For me blogging is a bit like therapy! I always feel better once I’ve got what’s going in my head out in the open through my writing!
What advice would you give to new bloggers?
To blog freely! Don’t worry about what other people say or think. It’s your little piece of the internet
What blogs should we be reading?
Win £20, £10, £5 voucher and a signed copy of The Black and White Club book by Alice Hemming!
By entering our Children’s DESIGN A CHARACTER COMPETITION!
We’d like your budding artists age 4-10 years old to design a new black & white animal character for The Black and White Club book!
The lovely children’s author Alice Hemming will be judging all of the entries… Alice’s favourite picture will win a signed copy of her brand new book and a £20 voucher to spend at kidsonestopshop.co.uk! We are also going to award £10 for second place & £5 voucher for third place!
Click on the image and link below to be taken to the competition page on the website for all the details on how to enter!
Upload your little ones masterpiece to our Facebook page – we can’t wait to see the pictures! If you tweet us using #blackandwhiteanimalcomp you’ll receive another entry too!
We’ve extended the competition – please share and GOOD LUCK!
Personally stocking fillers are my favourite part of the presents. I love opening them and I love buying them, getting that perfect little gift to start the day off right.
Here are some of my picks for stocking fillers:
Our brilly blogging friends at Monsters Fun House have road tested and reviewed one of our super PlayAway Children’s Suitcases!
Nicola and her little VIP Monster, tried and tested our PlayAway Penguin Case and the cute cartoon penguin was soon nicknamed Mr Freeze!
Check out their great review here: PlayAway Case Review
Thank you Nicola and Monster x