Living Arrows 49/52 {2019}

December 9, 2019

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up…

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On taking a step back.

December 6, 2019

Sometimes, I think we need to be honest with ourselves. To sit down and re-evaluate what we want from life and whether we’re doing the right thing for our children, and ourselves. I’ve been thinking about taking a step back from the blog for a little while. B demands a lot of my time; if I sit down, she wants to be on my lap…

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What’s the ‘right’ number of Christmas presents for a toddler?

December 4, 2019

What is the ‘right’ number of Christmas presents for a toddler? I think this is a really difficult question to answer. But, as I’m trying to live more sustainably these days, it’s a question I’ve been asking myself more and more. I’ve been thinking not only about the number of presents, but also the nature of them. I’m avoiding plastics and considering practical gifts and…

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Living Arrows 48/52 {2019}

December 2, 2019

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up…

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Homemade Chocolate-free Advent Calendar

November 29, 2019

Before you go thinking I’m a big old Scrooge, I have two children under four. They will no doubt consume plenty of chocolate over the festive period. However, I am keen to avoid them getting into the unhealthy habit of having chocolate before breakfast every day in December, so instead I chose to create these fun chocolate-free advent calendars for them. This is also a…

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Flooring Samples from Luxury Flooring {AD}

November 27, 2019

This is an advertorial feature. We’ve been mulling over renovating our en-suite bathroom for a while. You might remember that I wrote about it back in January. Well, since then we’ve had a couple of quotes from companies that manage and complete the whole renovation themselves, but they came to a bit more than we were expecting, so we were reluctant to go ahead. I…

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Living Arrows 47/52 {2019}

November 25, 2019

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up…

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Hi, I’m Jules. I’m a 30-something teacher, currently at home being mum to M, three, and one year old B.

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