A Norwich Family Photoshoot with Beth Moseley Photography {AD}

November 13, 2019

Last year we had a family photoshoot with Beth Moseley Photography. I loved the photographs so much, that I asked Beth if she’d take some more for us this year. Full disclosure: We paid the standard fee for our mini family shoot with Beth, but she spent longer with us than usual and agreed a larger package of photographs, in exchange for coverage on the…

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Living Arrows 45/52 {2019}

November 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 // Rainbow Rice Number Writing Tuff Spot

November 8, 2019

Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my weekly series where I share a favourite play and learning activity that we’ve played with during the week. This week, I’ve chosen this rainbow rice tuff spot, as my three year old, M, wanted to practice writing her numbers. Rainbow Rice Number Writing – Set Up For this activity, I found my bag of rainbow rice in the cupboard,…

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Switching to a natural, packaging-free deodorant

November 6, 2019

Edit: I’ve since looked at the ingredients and discovered that T’eo isn’t actually 100% natural; it contains a number of ‘safe synthetics’ in the ingredients list, which you can find on the Lush website. I’ve also stopped using T’eo as I’ve had some problems with blocked ducts under my arms. Obviously I can’t claim that this is directly due to using T’eo, but given some…

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Living Arrows 44/52 {2019}

November 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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5 Activities to Develop Toddlers’ Counting Skills

November 1, 2019

My three year old has recently shown an interest numbers and counting, so I thought I’d do a little round up post of activity ideas to develop counting skills for toddlers. I hope you like them! Click the image for each idea to see more details for that activity. 1. Creepy Crawly Counting I set up this counting activity with a Halloween theme in mind,…

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Making a house a home: decorating plans {AD}

October 30, 2019

At the start of the year I made 19 goals for 2019. One of those goals was to ‘make our house a home’; to add more little details through decor to make our house more homely. I think we’ve been so used to living in rented properties where we’ve been unable to decorate, that we almost don’t know how to do it now that we…

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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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