Life After the Pavlik Harness: The One Year Check

April 3, 2019
Clothing that can be worn over a Pavlik harness

If you’re a regular reader of my blog and a follower of my Instagram profile, then you’ll know that my youngest daughter, B, was diagnosed with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hips (DDH) at 6 weeks old. She was fitted with a Pavlik harness at 12 weeks old, which she wore for six weeks. B is now 12 months old and last week, we visited the…

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Living Arrows 13/52 {2019}

April 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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Pondering Playtime // Farm Railway Tuff Spot

March 29, 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 Thomas and the Spring Surprise by Rev. W Awdry, as I wanted to create a tuff spot using the BRIO Farm Railway Set that we were recently sent to review. Thomas and the Spring Surprise –…

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BRIO Farm Railway Set Review

March 27, 2019

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, then you’ll know that we absolutely love BRIO. We’ve reviewed several BRIO sets in the past, and have bought plenty ourselves over the past year or two. We were recently sent the BRIO Farm Railway Set to review. I was particularly excited about this, as the farm set has been on my (I mean M’s, obviously!) BRIO…

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Living Arrows 12/52 {2019}

March 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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7 Dinosaur Themed Tuff Spot Ideas

March 22, 2019

Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? My toddler loves anything to do with dinosaurs; dinosaur books, clothes, toys and especially a visit to our local dinosaur adventure park. She also loves anything involving our tuff tray, so I thought I’d share these six ideas for dinosaur themed tuff spots. 1. Dry Sensory Tuff Spot Sensory play doesn’t have to be wet and messy. It can be dry…

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{AD} Gluten Free Slow Cooker Moroccan Lamb Tagine

March 20, 2019

This post is an entry for the #MeatMatters Challenge, sponsored by Simply Beef and Lamb. Learn more about the benefits of cooking and eating beef and lamb along with recipe ideas and inspiration here: https://www.simplybeefandlamb.co.uk. I haven’t been paid for this post; however I was provided with a £10 Tesco voucher in order to buy the necessary ingredients for this recipe. The above challenge was…

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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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