Living Arrows 11/52 {2019}

March 18, 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 // Supermarket Role Play Tuff Spot

March 15, 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 Stanley’s Shop by William Bee, and we’ve been doing some supermarket role play in our tuff spot. Stanley’s Shop – What’s the Story? Stanley’s Shop is a simple picture book, which tells the story of Stanley…

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Dear B, on the eve of your first birthday…

March 13, 2019

It’s actually not your birthday until Friday, but ‘a couple of days before your first birthday’ didn’t sound quite as catchy. I wrote a blog post for M on her first birthday, and I’ve loved rereading it before writing this. It’s such a joy to consider how you’re so similar in some ways, but so different in many others. You have such a sunny character.…

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Living Arrows 10/52 {2019}

March 11, 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 // That’s Not My Dinosaur

March 8, 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 That’s Not My Dinosaur by Fiona Watt. That’s Not My Dinosaur – What’s the Story? A touchy-feely first reader, That’s Not My Dinosaur is a favourite in this house. Even B, at eleven months old, ‘reads’…

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How the KonMari fold changed my life

March 6, 2019

Okay, I know this sounds a bit melodramatic. But actually, a change doesn’t have to be enormous, to be positive. And that’s what I’ve found, since i’ve started folding our clothes using the KonMari method. I’ve actually been using this folding method for nearly two years now. But two things have happened in the past week, which have sparked me to write about it. Firstly,…

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Living Arrows 9/52 {2019}

March 4, 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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