Tag Archives: children

Britax B-Agile Double Pushchair Review

Sometimes you just don’t realise how much you rely on things that are always there until they’re not. We have just gone through a massive 28 days without a car and I don’t think I have enough words to describe how terrible it was. But actually it wasn’t the car which was the worst thing, it was having to manage …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – #14/52

Please accept my apologies for the late posting and the different styled featured post for this weeks My Sunday Photo. I am staying at my Grandad’s for a few nights with the girls and I haven’t been able to get my internet working on the laptop which is highly frustrating. It’s the first time I’ve slept over his house since …

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LeapFrog Read With Me Violet Review

I spend a lot of time focusing on how P1 is progressing with reading and writing because it’s something that she struggles with at school that I forget that P2 is at an age where she needs to explore words too. Introducing the LeapFrog Read With Me Violet.  The LeapFrog Read With Me Violet is a cute and cuddly dog that …

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10 Places To Visit In Kent This Easter Holiday

It’ll be three years in September since we moved our family from Essex to Kent. We hoped for a better life for the girls and since being here I honestly believe that we are. Although there are some amazing places to visit in Essex for families, I have found the range of different things over in Kent so much more exciting. …

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Last Minute Easter Craft Idea

I don’t know what it’s like where you are but the weather has been very unpredictable here. We have also been struggling with no car to get around. So I thought I’d share a very simple craft idea that you can do with your children when the weather is bad or you’re having a day at home. What You Will …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – #13/52 Easter Sunday

Just a quick one for this weeks My Sunday Photo. It’s Easter Sunday!! We have been really getting into the spirit of Easter and this photo from last week shows that. The girls have had one egg each and this year was the first year of a Easter Basket which we’d filled with lots of craft goodies. It just feels …

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Our Good Friday 2016

I needed a good day and what better day than Good Friday. My day started super early, around 5:45am. We were eager to get out with the new double pushchair and also desperate to get some milk as we barely had enough for the night before. So I made breakfast and shoved some clothes on us all so we could …

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#LightTheArch With EE

In September 2013, ICT (Information and Communications Technology) was replaced by Computing. When I was at school our ICT lessons were all about creating Word Documents or painting a picture using Paint. But now children as young as 5 are being taught at such a more complicated level. At just Key Stage 1, they will learn to do things like …

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Doctor Google Is Not Your Friend

I went to bed last night with a banging headache. I can only think I am subconsciously worrying. Either that or I was utterly exhausted from the day. It started early with a pretty relaxed walk to school with P1 and P3. Of course that didn’t go without dramas as P1 fell flat on her face and made her hand …

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Do You Really Need A TV License?

I think the simple answer to this question depends on your watching habits. For us, we have absolutely no reason to have a TV license. I remember a time when just by owning a TV meant you were legally required to purchase a TV license. But those days are long gone. The rules are, if you watch live tv or …

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4 Unusual Easter Gifts

It’s that time again – when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus by eating twice our own body weight in chocolate. The giving and receiving of chocolate Easter eggs has been a tradition for more than 100 years. So this year, why not forget the tradition and rather than an egg, give your loved ones an unusual Easter gift? Don’t …

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Embracing My Middle Daughter

I frequently forget to focus on all the great things my girls do. Instead getting fixated on the bad, the naughty behaviour or habits they have. Stuck in the same rut of routine and the battle of bedtime. But it’s the start of our Easter holidays, well for P2 anyway as her nursery always breaks up a week earlier than …

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What’s In Our Easter Basket?

Being a parent blogger where you are in a community of inspiring people it’s hard not to get excited when it comes to big events in the year. Over the past three years I have seen a new tradition of hampers or baskets being created around Christmas, Valentine’s, Easter and Halloween and each time I have good intentions to join …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – #12/52

As you can guess by the lateness of my My Sunday Photo post, our Sunday has been pretty boring. Pretty much all day we have been relaxing with Netflix and gathering energy for the next few days of yet more walking to school. P1s day was probably the most exciting. She had a trampoline party to attend which she really …

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The Reward Box Review and An Easter Giveaway

The terrible twos were not that terrible for us but P2 turned 3 in February, the milestone from toddler to preschooler seems to have brought with it significant behaviour issues that need to be addressed rather than swept under the carpet as a phase. I have never been one that believes in reward systems. Recently we have been keeping a tally chart …

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