I’ve said it on my blog before that I have never personally been a massive fan of Halloween, pre-children. I think it’s because my own parents were never really into it and didn’t make a huge deal of it themselves. I’m not even sure it was that ‘big a thing’ back then. However, since having my own children it has been fun over the last few years to dress them…

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I was chatting to a friend today about the twins turning four and talking about how there are now more moments of relaxing and unwinding in our home nowadays. I mean, they’re still little and they still do bonkers things – like get crazy after preschool or want to repeatedly jump off the arm of the sofa on a Saturday morning, but generally they are getting easier…

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Let me say something here before I go on with this post in case you think that I’m picturing a scene of total parental bliss – and that is the fact that my twins own an iPad each and they love to watch TV. Sometimes they come straight home from preschool and I put the box on immediately. This is mostly because it is the only…

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The school summer holidays are nearly at an end now – just one week to go – and I don’t know about you but I am feeling pretty tired and have completely run out of ideas for fun stuff to do! Over the last five weeks the twins and I have been out to parks, been swimming, done numerous playdates, soft play, crafts at home and movie…

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Both Hubby and I were never really festival goers when we were younger. I think we both liked the idea of the amazing music and the chilled out vibes – but neither of us fancied the camping part much at all! More recently, since we have had the twins, the thought of a festival has not been on the radar at all either! So when Bassetts…

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We are two weeks in people! TWO WEEKS! We have all survived the first full fortnight of the summer holidays! Can I get a whoop! Seriously though, so far so good. And in all honesty we have had so much fun over here in Worcester and been relishing the good/OK weather by getting outdoors as much as possible. We have taken the opportunity to slow…

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It’s a well-known fact that habits which are learned young are the ones which stay with us for the rest of our lives. With many of the earths natural resources under stress due to overuse, recycling is therefore one habit which we should all be striving to adopt. Getting children interested in (and used to) recycling any materials which can be re-used is an important…

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Tuesday morning was one of *those* mornings, a non-preschool day where I woke up and instead of taking an entire age to get everyone ready and then spend hours procrastinating around the house, I fancied doing something different with the children. Something other than the local park. I thought I’d try a local farm park – Top Barn Farm in Worcestershire – which made the…

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I was chatting to some of my Mummy friends recently about the subject of children going to bed, as a few friends are having some issues. Discussing this subject really made me realise just how lucky we have been with our twins. Sure, they are little monsters for me in other aspects (they are FAR from perfect during the day!) but going to bed at night has ALWAYS been so easy for…

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