Pondering Playtime // That’s Not My Hedgehog Sensory Painting

January 18, 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 Hedgehog by Fiona Watt**, and created an engaging sensory painting activity. That’s Not My Hedgehog – What’s the Story? Another title in the ‘That’s not my…’ series by Usborne books, That’s not my hedgehog focuses on…

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The Zog Trail at High Lodge, Thetford Forest

January 16, 2019

On Sunday, we visited the Zog Trail at High Lodge, Thetford Forest. M received a copy of the Zog book for Christmas, and enjoyed the T.V. adaptation, so we thought she’d like to do the trail, too. The Zog Trail Activity Pack We bought M an activity pack for £3. We usually wouldn’t bother with things like this as we generally think that they’re a…

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Living Arrows 2/52 {2019}

January 14, 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 // ZOG Sticker by Numbers

January 11, 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 ZOG by Julia Donaldson, and created this easy sticker-by-numbers EYFS activity to go with it. ZOG – What’s the Story? ZOG is about the biggest dragon in the class at dragon school, who longs for a…

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Postpartum Hair Loss: A chat with my hairdresser

January 9, 2019

Postpartum hair loss seems to be one of those things that most mothers suffer from, but no one really talks about, like the way your boobs feel when your milk comes in, or the fact that postpartum bleeding goes on for-e-ver. I’ve passed the masses-of-hair-clogging-up-the-plughole stage and am firmly in the ridiculous-sticky-out-regrowth stage of postpartum hair loss, so I asked my lovely hairdresser Lucy to…

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Living Arrows 1/52 {2019}

January 7, 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 Fairy Sensory Tuff Spot

January 4, 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 Fairy by Fiona Watt. That’s Not My Fairy – What’s the Story? That’s Not My Fairy is one of many books in the ‘That’s not my…’ series. It’s a touchy-feely book, with different…

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