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Write off! What went wrong!

Good morning…. we’re back to Monday! But the first Monday of the school holidays- does this mean there is only 6 weeks until normality is resumed? I kind of hope so! I haven’t enough our time together in lockdown but I need some form of normality now. I think the girls do too. Erin will …

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No more knots when out and about with Knot Dr #Ad

If you are a long-standing reader you will know that Erin and I had matching hairbrushes. We have been using Knot Dr hairbrushes for nearly a year and we love them! They go everywhere with us- until now… We have been gifted the Knot Dr Pro Mini Kit. Which is a hairbrush and comb in …

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Doddl Cutlery Review #gifted

Edith is very much her own person and definitely likes control! Especially when it comes to eating! She will not let you put a spoon to her mouth unless she can hold it. This has turned out on many occasions her just grabbing handfuls of food and ramming it into her mouth! She’s one stubborn …

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Lockdown day 113453736392…

This year days go by slowly…. the kids go to bed at 7pm and the night flys… before I know it I’m in another day of lockdown… a week ago on Sunday night when “Boz” (as he is known in this house) declared the easing of lockdown- for me nothing has changed. Except I’m now …

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How to make a birthday in lockdown fun for kids!

Last Friday it was Erin’s 8th Birthday. We had a swimming party arranged on the Sunday and she wanted a day out on the actual day. Obviously neither of these happened so I had to think quick. She was desperately unhappy about the lack of party and seeing her friends so in just two weeks …

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Meal planning to save money in Lockdown!

It’s the start of the week and we had our food shop delivered, and I sit in desperation every day at 4pm when I realise that it’s just been too full on in lockdown that I haven’t taken anything out the freezer for dinner. Normally I would just have Edith who happily potters around the …

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Easy craft ideas for preschoolers

My friend recently contacted me who has a daughter the same age as Edith asking for creative play ideas, so I have put a few together as people seem to be struggling with ideas for little ones that have come out of nursery during lockdown. So I have put together 6 simple crafts to do …

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Getting rid of grey without dying in Lockdown!

When lockdown occurred I had a hairdressers appointment the week after which was obviously cancelled. Following this my friend/hairstylist messaged me saying we have got your hair where you want it! Please don’t box dye it!!! I have always been someone who can’t stand grey hair peaking out so normally have my colour done every …

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The benefits of Lockdown Life

Last night got me thinking, yes it does seem like the days go on forever when your willing it to be the kids bedtime, but how the heck is it the first of May?!! I have been sat thinking about all the good things to come out of this, alongside the bad. The good things …

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Childcare.co.uk – The easy way to find what you’re looking for! #Ad

If anyone knows me I am a nightmare about leaving my kids with anyone, even for an hour- so I have to know exactly who I am leaving them with and if others will give the person a glowing reference. This makes it difficult to have anyone other than relatives to look after my little …