Fiction books for 1-2 year olds

Books For Children: 1 – 2 years

Our favourite books for children, aged 1 - 2 years, as part of our books for children list. Barry the ...
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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

My studies in English Literature expanded my knowledge more than my 17 year old self, carefully selecting courses based on ...
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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, with the extravagance and ...
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Me at my office desk when I worked in Human Resources

Learning Styles

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

Pocket Money

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

“It will wash.”

“It will wash.” That must be the most common phrase that have I used since becoming a parent. Sick all ...
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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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My hair donation in a plait

Hair Donation

The Little Princess Trust provide real hair wigs, free of charge, to boys and girls across the UK and Ireland ...
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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!

I’ve mentioned previously our love of science, so one thing we just love to do on a rainy weekend day ...
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Boys watching water walking through a piece of kitchen towel

Walking Water

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

Weekly Meal Planner

Meal planners can really help finances stretch, not to mention reduce food waste. I love that by using them my ...
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Removals van loading our boxes

Moving House – Tips For Moving Day!

Part Two - The Move In my humble experience this is where the stress kicks in. All those pounds you ...
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Moving House – Top Tips For Selling Your Home

Part One – selling your home I’ve heard that one of the most stressful things that you can do as ...
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Apricot oaty bite close up

Apricot Oaty Bites

We love these yummy oaty bites, especially on the afternoon school run during the winter when we are all feeling ...
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