- Member's Sites... (Business & family sites only, please!)
Plushpants.com - from our very own Christine! Nappies that don't cost the Earth. Tel:01865 408040
www.activemums.co.uk - ActiveMums.co.uk - maternity sports & leisure wear from Catherine Williams - looks stylish, comfortable, supportive & practical!
VeryWearables.com - cut-price "name brand" clothing from Frugal Friend "Cheeseparer".
Cloud Malone's Ad-Hoc Jewellery Online - Beautiful handmade jewellery from our very own Cloud.
Wendy "Fivetoomany" Webb's Angelica's Aromatics Stock your bathroom here!
RaisingKids.co.uk - Comprehensive parenting site (newborns to 21-year-olds) with information and advice organised by age, plus parents can discuss issues online and benefit from personalised expert advice.
Natural Parenting UK - the Premier UK Site for Natural Parenting Information and Resources. From fellow parents of a larger family, currently living in the UK!
ParentTalk - One of my favourites, excellent for parents of teenagers - a charity committed to inspiring parents and helping to make parenthood fun. It produces a range of resources aimed at helping good parents do an even better job.
TigerChild - An excellent, fairly new parenting resource - very impressive!
Parents Online Nice UK-based parenting e-zine.
The Families Online site provides useful information to parents with young children. Click and you will find sections on education... parenting... health... babies... activities... childcare... holidays...and more. The site contains archived information you can search through from the UK-based local Families Magazines group. Click inside now!
Health Visiting.Org Lively site from the Health Visitors of Windsor, Maidenhead, Slough & Bracknell - contains articles and information for parents of pre-school children, and details of the Health Visiting service.
FamilyCorner is a lively American E-zine & online community covering all agegroups.
TAMBA - the Twins And Multiple Births Association. Meet others in the same boat & save cash with useful discounts, including 10% off Clarks shoes for twins & their siblings.
AllKids.co.uk - 'Everything for parents and kids'...
Maximomes - A lively non-profitmaking site from our fellow "superparents" in France
- Out & About...
LocalToday.co.uk - an invaluable site when searching for local ideas/activities to suit a differing range of interests and ages.
The YHA - wonderful organisation dedicated to budget travel - many hostels have family accomodation available.
Days Out UK is a useful resource; you can search for outing ideas anywhere in the UK & there are printable coupons for some venues.
The Camping and Caravanning Club is helpful and offers discounts for up to four children.
- Pennypinching... a bit of an obssession with me!
eJumbleSale.net - New UK-based idea for online trading of your excess stuff.
Frugal Living in the UK - New UK-based frugal site full of ideas and encouragement.
UK Frugal Living Excellent frugal site from Scotland - the decorating ideas were particularly welcome!
About.com's Frugal Living guide - wide-ranging & useful.
Stirrin' Stuff - an inspired campaign for a return to grassroots cooking, from Fiona Bird, mother of 6 and Scottish MasterChef finalist.
Helen's Book of British Cooking - yummy collection of traditional British recipes - delicious! and some are quite economical too...
Old Aussie Food Recipes - Traditional Australian recipes - & poetry!
The Gardening Guild -
inspired, entertaining & erudite advice from John Yeoman, of "The Lazy Kitchen Gardener" fame.
The Henry Doubleday Research Association - green gardening is also cheap gardening...
The Centre for Alternative Technology - am I their greatest fan that's never actually been there?
Permaculture Magazine - thought-provoking ideas & concepts for a more sustainable way of life.
- Rainy Day things...
Robert's colouring book - pictures to colour in from a lovley graphics site.
All kids colouring pages - well-known characters to colour in.
20 Kids, 20 Kites, 20 Minutes Easiest of all - fly beautifully in the merest breath of wind.
Clem's Newspaper Kites Lovely simple kites from a scoutmaster.
- Christian Links...
ChristianMums.com - lively, helpful parenting site.
Ship-of-Fools.com - "the magazine of Christian unrest, for people who don't fit comfortably in the average pew."
Re Jesus - what it's all about, from all the major UK churches.
Helen's Site - an inspirational site about living, and independent living, with Cerebral Palsy, from Helen Ross.
Christmas in Cyberspace a collection of links for those who'd like to remember what the festive season really means...
Broken Rites - a self-help group for divorced and separated wives of clergy and ministers in the UK.
- Last but by no means least - the people who've made this site possible - with grateful thanks...
Vic Spanner at the Domain Name Shop, without whom this site would have no home to go to!
Most of the grapihics on the site are my own, though some are from collections I believe to be royalty-free - if you know otherwise, please let me know and I will rectify the situation straight away.