Pondering Playtime // Rainbow Rice Tuff Spot

March 1, 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 Sometimes I Feel Sunny by Gillian Shields, but the real star of the show is the rainbow rice tuff spot activity that I created for the girls to play with. Sometimes I Feel Sunny – What’s…

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3 simple but effective tips to make your day as a SAHM run smoothly every time

February 27, 2019

I don’t want to come across all Stepford Wife-y, as I’m really not, but there are three things, which if I manage to achieve all three, almost guarantee my day alone with two small children under the age of three, will run smoothly. I mentioned this on my Instagram stories last week and received lots of messages asking me to share. So here goes! Three…

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Living Arrows 8/52 {2019}

February 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 Activities Linked to The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

February 22, 2019

This year, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is 50 years old. So to celebrate, I thought I’d share these fun and educational activities linked to the story. 1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Posting Game This is a fun printable activity, lovely for little learners. Simply print off the caterpillar’s face, cut a slot for his mouth, print and cut some ‘food’ and you’re…

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Using a menstrual cup for the first time.

February 20, 2019

Let me start by saying that this post is very much not an ad. I paid for my menstrual cup myself. There are some Amazon ads, which are affiliate links, later in the post, as I thought you might be interested to know what I bought. As you can imagine from the title, I am going to be discussing menstrual cups, periods, the female anatomy,…

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Living Arrows 7/52 {2019}

February 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 // The Tiger Who Came to Tea Tuff Spot

February 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 The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr*, and created this lovely little role play tuff spot. The Tiger Who Came to Tea – What’s the Story? If you don’t know the classic book The Tiger Who Came to Tea,…

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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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