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Just Two Weeks

My son has just two weeks left of primary school. Just two, just 10 days.  How can this be?! It feels like this was only yesterday…   His first day in Reception. He cried every single morning of dropping him off that year. He was fine as soon as I left and came out happy …

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Book Swap July 2024

Welcome to this month’s Bring Back Paper activity, it’s a lovely book swap. You must know by now that I adore a book swap! Books are the best, so sharing them around always makes me smile.  If you haven’t tried this activity before, the idea behind the book swap is really simple and easy for …

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Find A Pen Pal

If you’ve been wanting to find a pen pal then you’ve come to the right place. If you’re reading this because you’ve stumbled upon this post and now love the idea of having a pen pal, then you’re in the right place, too! Firstly, let me tell you that there is LOADS of pen pal …

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Capturing A Moment

If you’re a regular reader here you’ll know that my daughter loves music. She’s always singing, always playing music wherever she goes and loves having concerts to look forward to. We’ve been to a few together and last weekend we went to our biggest. Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour.  Now, whether you’re a Swiftie or not, …

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Book Readalong July 2024

Welcome to this month’s book readalong. As you know, I absolutely love the book readalong, it’s always one of my favourite #BringBackPaper activities.  If you’ve yet to join in with one of these readalongs, let me tell you a little more about it and tempt you to join us. The book readalong is an easy …

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Essential Car Safety Checks For A Child-Proof Vacation

This is a collaborative post Ensuring your vehicle is safe and ready for a vacation with children is paramount. Preparing your car thoroughly can prevent accidents and injuries, ensuring a worry-free and enjoyable family trip. This article will provide a comprehensive guide on essential car safety checks, including inspecting and installing car seats correctly, securing …

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Tips For New Parents?

I came across a very old draft post a few days ago, entitled ‘parenting tips for new parents’. Oh, what’s this, I thought to myself, what words of parental wisdom have I jotted down here? Now brace yourselves, because there were just two things I’d noted, just two, and they were these absolute pearls: Never …

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