Fiction books for 0-1 year olds

Books For Children: 0-1 years

Our favourite books for children, aged 0 - 1 years, as part of our books for children list. Penguins, Penguins, ...
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A selection of children's fiction books

Our Favourite Books For Children

Our Favourite Books For Children My studies in English Literature expanded my knowledge more than my 17 year old self, ...
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Chicken wrap with cucumber and tomatoes

Chicken Wraps

Sometimes when we drag ourselves in from the school run, cold and possibly wet from the winter weather which is ...
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Me and my husband on our wedding day

The Reality Of Marriage

I’ll put this out there, I like Valentine’s Day. I’m not sure that I love it, there are some reasons ...
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Me at my office desk when I worked in Human Resources

Learning Styles

Learning Styles In years gone by, before I became a mother and chose to stay at home with my children, ...
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Guinea pig money box

Pocket Money

Pocket Money Chief was six last year and it felt like we entered a new gear of parenthood. Gone were ...
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Utility room with tumble dryer

“It will wash.”

"It will wash." “It will wash.” That must be the most common phrase that have I used since becoming a ...
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Frit on a bus window


Our children love learning, and my husband and I love to watch and learn with them. Looking at the world through ...
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Spinach and ricotta canneloni topped with cheese and served with salad

Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

This isn’t on my meal planner, because it takes a while to prepare so isn't as quick an easy as the ...
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My hair donation in a plait

Hair Donation

Hair Donation The Little Princess Trust provide real hair wigs, free of charge, to boys and girls across the UK ...
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Banana loaf, served with freshly sliced banana

Easy-peasy Banana Loaf

We have a method of cooking when we are making things with our children that quite possibly won’t set them ...
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NHS England letterhead

Cervical Cancer Awareness

Last week it was Cervical Cancer Awareness Week in the UK, so perhaps it was rather fitting that on Friday ...
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Wildlife Park, Christchurch, New Zealand

New Zealand – South Island Adventures

This is a longer post than most, so you may want to settle down with a cuppa! Back in November 2008 my ...
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Water and oil in a jar with food colouring dripping through the layers

Fireworks In A Jar!

Fireworks In A Jar! I’ve mentioned previously our love of science, so one thing we just love to do on ...
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Wedges of sweet potato on a baking tray

Sweet Potato Chips

You’ll need: 3 x medium sweet potatoes (approx. 600g) 1 dessert spoon of olive oil A sandwich bag Method: 1 ...
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Simple Salad

The quickest, easiest salad that literally goes with anything! Handful of rocket Handful of fresh spinach Handful of watercress Sliced ...
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Boys watching water walking through a piece of kitchen towel

Walking Water

Walking Water We absolutely love science in our household, and one of our favourite experiments is this one, which is ...
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Uncooked lasagne topped with grated cheese

Weekly Meal Planner

Weekly Meal Planner 2017 is the year when our meal planner comes back out to help finances stretch and our ...
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