Monthly Archive: July 2016

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The Start of the Summer Holidays

As a teacher, my favourite time of the year has to be the 6 week holiday. Why wouldn’t it? Lie-ins, meeting up with friends for lunch, indulging in daytime TV. But obviously since becoming...

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Entertaining the Family at Belton Woods

As I have mentioned in my previous post, we started the summer holidays at Q Lodges Belton Woods. The lodges were stunning, but so were the grounds they were set in. The balcony on...

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A Year of School

It’s hard to believe that a year ago we were getting Freyja prepared for starting school – buying uniform, talking about what to expect – and now today is her last day. It is...

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Teacher Thank You Gift Ideas

The end of the academic year is here at last, and for a lot of pupils and parents it is a time to say thank you to teachers and teaching assistants for their hard...

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Interactive Baby Annabell and Comfort Seat

Emily can’t get enough of baby dolls. I watch her caring for her babies and think about what a great big sister she would be. She loves feeding them with a bottle, swaddling them...

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Num Noms Series 2

Readers of my blog will know that we tried out the cute collectibles – Num Noms – when they were released in the UK back in March. If you missed our review of them...

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A day at Trentham Gardens

Last weekend we met up with friends at Trentham Gardens, part of the Trentham Estate in Stoke-on-Trent. It was a lovely day – one of the best we have had for a while. Emily...

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NOW TV Kids Pass

Whilst I don’t like to let my girls watch hours of TV, sometimes TV can be a real godsend. For a start, it means that I can go to the toilet without an audience,...

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Best Relationship With Your Child DVDs

I was recently sent a series of new DVDs called “Best Relationship with your child” from highly respected child psychologist and psychotherapist, Dr Margot Sunderland. She is Director of Education and Training at the Centre for...