Living Arrows 17/52 {2019}

April 29, 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 // Cave Baby Invitation to Paint

April 26, 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 Cave Baby by Julia Donaldson, and set up a Cave Baby-style painting tuff spot for the girls to enjoy. Cave Baby – What’s the Story? Cave Baby is about just that; a baby caveman who, bored…

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Stylish Mum Breastfeeding Hoodie Review

April 24, 2019

B is now thirteen months old and I’m so proud to be able to say that I’m still breastfeeding her. Stylish Mum asked me to review something from their range of breastfeeding-specific clothing, so I chose their breastfeeding hoodie. We love visiting the beach but I often suffer from a cold tummy having lifted my jumper to breastfeed, so I thought a trip to the…

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Living Arrows 16/52 {2019}

April 22, 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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How to set up easy sensory bins

April 19, 2019

Sensory bins are a great way to keep your child busy, helping you deal with them when they are fussy, and to even help them focus when you are reading aloud. Putting together sensory bins doesn’t have to be complicated and with a few items kept in stock you can set up easy sensory bins quickly on the fly when you need them. Stock a…

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Preparing for Potty Training

April 17, 2019

All of M’s friends seem to be potty training at the moment. We’ve been thinking for a while that it might be time to try giving it a go with her. Of course, like anyone with an academic background, we have done some research in the way of reading The Gentle Potty Training Book by Sarah Ockwell-Smith*, and we think we’re ready to make a…

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Living Arrows 15/52 {2019}

April 15, 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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