Longleat Safari Park
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What We Did In September

  • October 1, 2018

Wow September just flew by didn’t it! I’m not sure if it was the busyness of back to school and the normal routine, but the month passed by before we knew it. I can’t believe it’s already October and we’re in the last quarter of

7 things you need to know about 7 year olds
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7 Things You Need To Know About 7 Year Olds

  • September 26, 2018

I’ve now had a 7 year old for 4 months so I thought it was time to write the next post in the ‘Things you need to know about…’ series. If you’ve missed the previous posts I’ve listed things you need to know about 4-year-olds,

Ultimate List Of Autumn Activities For Kids
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Ultimate List Of Autumn Activities For Kids

  • September 21, 2018

It’s that time of year again… where I’m crying over the fact that summer has gone and cold, rainy weather is on its way. However, as much as I don’t like the cooler British weather, I do like lots of the things we get up

How To Teach Your Children To Love Reading
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How To Teach Your Children To Love Reading

  • September 17, 2018

I love to read, I currently have a million books on my Kindle I need to get through. I’ve always been a bookworm and one of my fondest memories is searching for every last Roald Dahl book at the library with my dad. When I

How to make the perfect reading corner
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How To Make The Perfect Reading Corner

  • September 10, 2018

We moved into our house 4 years ago, but have still only just got around to creating an area in Little H’s bedroom that we’ve been talking about for ages…. a reading corner. She loves to read and I’d seen something similar on Pinterest ages

Working dads feel guilty too
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Working Dads Feel Guilty Too

  • August 28, 2018

I write a lot about working mums and though my posts are really for any working parents, I haven’t specifically written a post aimed at working dads before. That’s not because I don’t care about working dads, I do (I have one living in my

Strawberry Picking
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Strawberry Picking Fun and Tips To Remember

  • August 24, 2018

Last weekend we had a great couple of hours out in the fresh air all for the bargain price of £2.80 – we went strawberry picking at the Cat & Fiddle farm in Christchurch. We’ve been pumpkin picking there quite a few times and have

5 Binge-worthy Shows To Watch On Netflix
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5 Binge-worthy Shows To Watch On Netflix

  • August 20, 2018

I’ve recently been chatting to people about the best series to watch on Netflix, both online and in the office. There’s been quite a few that I’ve started but haven’t managed to get past the first few episodes, even when they’re billed as the ‘best

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9 Reasons Why Travel Isn’t Wasted On Young Children

  • July 30, 2018

We love our holidays! I honestly don’t know how we’d survive working every day without a holiday of some kind to look forward to. Little H is now 7 and so far we’re lucky enough to have made it to Spain, Florida and Gran Canaria.

How To Survive Your Child's First Day At School
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How To Survive Your Child’s First Day At School

  • July 17, 2018

I know, I know school isn’t quite finished yet – but I also know that if you have a child starting school in September that you’ll have been stressing for a while already. I think I was more nervous about Little H’s first day at school