Yearly Archives: 2018

The Many Benefits of Exercise for Children

All too often in life, exercise gets pushed to the bottom of a To-Do list, taking a back seat to social engagements and some much needed rest and relaxation. But it’s important to strike up a balance between the running joke of missing the gym again and a night in front of the TV watching Netflix. If you struggle to …

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Siblings 2018 – December – Looking Back On A Year

So much can change in a month. Our biggest change which I want to talk about separately as soon as I can catch my breath from the Christmas chaos, is that Eva got a space in the new school that we had moved Freya too. It happened far quicker than we ever anticipated and we are obviously thrilled. Eva has …

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Have We Finally Conquered The Milk Habit?

For anybody new here, it’s probably best that I explain the situation right from the beginning as quickly as I can. Eva and Elsa have had a milk addiction. I actually think it was more of a bottle addiction, to be honest I’m not entirely sure. Both bottles and milk went hand in hand. Basically, wherever we went we had …

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Debunking The Myths Of Foster Care

You can find out more about whether you can foster here. As a country, we are crying out for more foster carers. There are over 70,000 children in care in the UK needing foster homes. Yet many suitable people are put off the idea of becoming a foster carer because they believe a myth. Let’s debunk the 10 most prevalent myths: …

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Changing My Daughter’s Primary School

It’s been really hard to sit and write about this. I want to be fully transparent whilst also protecting our daughters too. When you talk about your child’s school online you could be putting them at risk so it’s hard to talk openly without being open. I hope you get what I mean. It was weird. This whole situation came …

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Ideas For Family Bonding This Holiday Season

No holiday is like the previous one, especially for families that are ageing slowly together. In each festive season, you’ll find your loved ones growing, learning and experiencing life in new ways. The holiday season can truly be a chance to cement in place what connects your family, and to celebrate the mere fact that you have each other. The …

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We Are Taking Part In Vlogmas 2018

It’s so cliche to say that the year has gone by in a dash. Everyone says it all of the time but truly it has! We’ve had a big year with many changes and lots of fun. This is just a quick post to let you know that I am taking part in vlogmas this year, the fourth year in …

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Father Christmas Experience At Marsh Farm 2018

This year is our third year going to the Marsh Farm Father Christmas Experience. I’ve said it from the very first time we went, it’s our favourite grotto! So naturally we were very excited for this year too. We were booked for the first Father Christmas Experience of the day. We arrived early all dressed in our Christmas jumpers. It …

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Riding Her Bike For The First Time

Those first moments are so incredible as a parent. It’s so hard to explain but they just give you this warm fuzzy feeling you wish you could bottle and keep forever. I feel incredibly lucky that I chose to write about my life online. That I chose this way to document it all rather than in scrapbooks. I can look …

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Our Bedtime Routine With Moonlite Storybook Projector

I don’t know about you but my life as a parent is hectic. There’s so much going on throughout the entire day like ferrying the kids to school or a club, the endless laundry washing, the cooking and the organisation of everything. The kids have so much going on with all the learning they do throughout a school day, the …

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Our Halloween 2018

I didn’t want to fully submerge myself in Christmas before acknowledging the Halloween we had this year. As a Christian I’m not meant to “celebrate” Halloween. So I sort of tend to try to slip our fun quickly past before anybody notices. The truth is, I don’t think it hurts my family or myself to take part in the fun …

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Siblings 2018 – November

Anybody else feeling a little uneasy that it’s Christmas next month. The end of another year. Obviously Christmas time is really magical but I just feel like this year has gone so much faster than any other year. This past month has zoomed by incredibly fast and I’ve actually not taken many, if any, photos during November of my girls …

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Great Days Out In Hertfordshire

Hubby and I really try to keep our little tribe entertained during the holidays and weekends. We’ve spent a lot of time exploring our home county of Kent, but sometimes it’s nice to venture further afield. After taking a few trips to Hertfordshire, we realised just how many awesome activities there are for children there. Here’s a round-up of my …

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How To Have A Great Christmas With No January Hangover

Christmas is a time of mixed feelings for many of us – we love getting together with friends and family members that we don’t see very often. We also love letting our hair down and maybe even getting a bit tipsy in front of It’s a Wonderful Life. This is the good bit; the not-so-good bit is wondering how to …

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Family Emirates Air Line Trip

A few months ago we were invited into London for The Dinosaurs In The Wild experience. It’s situated in the Greenwich Peninsula along with the O2 Arena, many restaurants and the Emirates Airline. Before our visit into the dinosaurs, we checked the prices of the airline trip. We was actually pretty shocked to find the cost but then we live …

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