Living Arrows 23/52 {2019}

June 10, 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 // Fingerprint Painting

June 7, 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 gone for a probably the most low-effort activity possible – a finger printing book by Usborne books. The only other equipment that we needed was a damp cloth to wipe M’s fingers when changing colours! Fingerprint Activities…

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Getting to Grips with a Menstrual Cup

June 5, 2019

I thought I’d write an update post for how I’m getting on with my new form of sanitary protection, as my post about using a menstrual cup for the first time proved popular! I had lots of messages on social media to say that others of you would be giving it a go after reading my post. Given that so many of you seemed to…

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Living Arrows 22/52 {2019}

June 3, 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 // Gigantosaurus Soapy Dinosaur Tuff Spot

May 31, 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 Gigantosaurus by Jonny Duddle, and set up this soapy foam dinosaur tuff spot for the girls to play with. Gigantosaurus – What’s the Story? Gigantosaurus is about a group of little dinosaurs who are warned about…

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Legs out for the Summer? #AD

May 29, 2019

I’m not one for getting my legs out much. Mainly because I’m so pale and pasty that whenever I do, there’s always some smart Alec cracking jokes about milk bottles or being blinded by the sun reflecting off my skin.   I’ve never really used fake tan on my legs as I worry I’ll look like a tangerine, and of course I’m conscious of the…

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Living Arrows 21/52 {2019}

May 27, 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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