Living Arrows 28/52 {2019}

July 15, 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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Pondering Playtime // Train Set Tuff Spot

July 12, 2019

Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen to set up a tuff spot using the girls’ train set, to go with the classic favourite stories from the Thomas the Tank Engine series. In the interests of full disclosure, I will mention that we…

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19 Goals for 2019: Six Months’ Progress

July 10, 2019

At the start of the year, I wrote myself 19 goals for 2019. Most of them are ongoing, so I thought I’d write a progress post to keep myself accountable and remind myself of any that I may have forgotten! Here’s how I’ve been getting on, six months in. 1. Overpay the mortgage We’ve taken our foot off the gas a little bit with this…

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Living Arrows 27/52 {2019}

July 8, 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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5 Ways to Keep Your Preschool Children Cool – and Entertained – in the Heat

July 5, 2019

Hasn’t the sunshine been lovely? But with it comes a need to keep your children cool when the temperature ramps up. Of course, when you’re feeling like a hot, sweaty mess (please tell me it’s not just me?) it can be difficult to find the motivation to come up with fun activities for preschool children, which also keep them cool. So, here are five ideas…

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Intimina Lily Cup Compact Menstrual Cup Review {AD}

July 3, 2019

I’ve written about my first experience of using a menstrual cup (warning: major oversharing!) and about how I’m now a bit of a menstrual cup convert. I kind of thought that I only really needed one menstrual cup in my life, until I was asked to review the Intimina Lily Cup Compact B. Intimina Lily Cup Compact – Size The Intimina Lily Cup Compact is…

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Living Arrows 26/52 {2019}

July 1, 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, two, and baby B.

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