Five Go Festive! The Lanterns at Chester Zoo

This year, I feel like I’ve skipped a couple of months somehow. November came around far too quickly and suddenly we’re into December and up until now I haven’t felt at all ready for the Christmas period. So, in order to try and get into the festive spirit I started looking into activities we would…

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Birth Story 3: The Return of the Rush

Eli arrived at 8.29am on Sunday 21st Oct, weighing a healthy 8lb. As promised here’s my third birth story… The Start I was rudely, but not at all surprisingly woken up at 4am Sunday morning by pained cries from James, who was either clearly being mauled by a tiger or possessed by a demon. I…

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Nurture with Nature

I love a freebie, who doesn’t? And I’ve found that getting outdoors and discovering nature can be one of the most rewarding and enjoyable things you can do with children. Below you’ll find a list (I love a list too) of activities you can get stuck into TODAY without spending a penny. Blackberry picking Kit:…

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Happiness is…

….my lovely little family all being sat around the dinner table, eating a beef roast dinner and homemade rhubarb and apple crumble. That is until we started (another) conversation about baby names at which point Stanley had a hilarious opinion on EVERY single suggestion, we had tummyache from laughing and somewhere along the line James…

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So, We Made a Trilogy…

…yep, another boy is due to join our tribe in Oct!! Let’s just say that this one was a SURPRISE, one that has taken quite a bit of getting used to. I thought I would do some happy baby related reading up, but it seems having three changes EVERYTHING and is akin (according to some)…

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