Category: Navigating Mummyhood

Holiday Time

Holiday Time

 It’s Holiday Time!! To my regular readers, firstly thanks for being here at all and perhaps noticing that I am being a bit quiet at the moment.  If you are new to the blog then hello and sorry that you join me at a quiet time; usually I rarely shut up!  It is summer in […]

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quick crafts

Quick Crafts – A Book Review

Quick Crafts a Book Review This week a new and different type of craft book will hit the book shops.  Yes it is about crafting with your kids, but it is different because when it says quick crafts it means quick crafts.  We were gifted a copy of the book Quick Crafts a couple of […]

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#DreamTeam Holiday Time!

#DreamTeam Summer Break Thanks for stopping by to visit the #DreamTeam linky with  Heather from Shank You Very Much , Annette from 3 Little Buttons and me as your hosts.  With Summer in full swing we have decided to take a short break to enjoy time with our families so the #DreamTeam linky will be on […]

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Family Camping Essentials

Recently we went on our first ever real camping trip as a family.  As a novice camper I didn’t really know what we needed to bring.  I mean I knew we needed a tent and sleeping bags, but I wanted to know what are the real family camping essentials so I asked some lovely bloggers […]

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Prevent Summer Slide

Prevent Summer Slide

Have you heard of the Summer Slide?   This is a concept that it is new to me, but is apparently a decline in reading ability and other academic skills that can occur over the summer holidays.  I guess its that feeling that I remember as a child of not knowing how to write when we […]

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Last Day Nursery

The Beginning and the End – Last Day at Nursery

A story always begins at the beginning and ends at the end doesn’t it?  Well right now it seems not!  It feels like we are both at the beginning and the end of a story as my girls have their last day at nursery and prepare to start school.   If I am honest I have […]

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Get more vitamins for children

Ways to help fussy eaters get more vitamins

Two of my children are quite fussy eaters with one of them actually getting a bit ridiculous with the list of foods he won’t eat.  I really don’t like to make the eating vegetables thing a battleground, but sometimes I do worry that he doesn’t get all the vitamins that he needs.  I would of […]

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The end of the school year facts

As the end of the school year approaches there are certain facts that are inevitable in our household.  I wonder is it just us who has this strange things begin to occur at the end of the school year? Fact One:  The disappearing socks Towards the end of the school year a strange phenomenon becomes […]

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Outdoor Activities for a Family

5 Outdoor Activities for Families

Summer is apparently here in the UK.  You may sense my skepticism…  However, last weekend was an absolute scorcher and those long kids summer holidays are looming…  So I thought I would share 5 outdoor activities for families to enjoy together.  With all of the distractions these days including those electronic devices it can be […]

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Getting Ready for School – what we are doing

Getting Ready for School You might think that I am a lunatic uber mum for banging on about this getting ready for school malarkey…  But my little girls are my last babies and the last ones to head off into school and they seem so little to me I want to give them the best […]

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