I love the idea of 90 Days of Summer with Germolene! You might already know how much we love play, so Germolene’s celebration of outdoor play this summer is our kinda thing! 90 Days of Summer with Germolene! The summer holidays are looming, and even though we home educate I am feeling the creeping sense of dread at the business and cost of it all. We haven’t lived in the city long, but when…

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  I’ve spent so many years trying to figure out who I am and where I belong, and I think (to a certain extent) I’m still trying to figure a lot of this out. From how to dress to who I should spend time with, life in general is a minefield. The Importance of… Being YOU! Before I had kids I think I’d started to discover the ‘real’ me, and after meeting Warren I embraced…

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We were so excited to receive our Giant Hi-Tower from Big Game Hunters to review! We love playing games and spending quality time together, so it was the perfect excuse to hop in the van and go on a little adventure.. Review: Giant Hi-Tower Game From Big Game Hunters We headed to lovely Llantrisant on a sunny day to test the game out. We love visiting, it is just like home to us so it…

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  We’ve been home educating for about 2 and a half years, and I feel it’s about time I made this a regular monthly post. I love telling you what we’ve been up to and how much fun we’ve had! Home Education Snapshot – June 2018 June has been incredibly manic, so it’s hard to remember everything we’ve got up to. I have decided to have a nose through my diary to remind myself, is…

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Molly and George adore playing with Sylvanian Families. They bring a whole host of joys with them, from creating families to communities and more. Imaginative and Joyful: Sylvanian Families Whenever I walk into Molly’s bedroom I normally find several Sylvanians across the floor alongside houses and ice cream parlours. In between them my children can be found, putting on voices and pretending to buy groceries. It’s joyous and beautiful to watch. Last week George and…

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  I think it’s really difficult to cope when you really and truly missing someone. Whether it’s because they live in another area or they’ve died, there are always those unexpected moments of deep pain and sorrow. I notice these moments often hit me in the gut. A song, an item of food or clothing… the little things that remind me of someone and I end up in tears. How to Cope When You’re Missing…

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  Beyond the Border 25th Birthday Barnstormer has left our little family with some wonderful memories. I’m so excited to be able to share some of our wonderful experiences with you on the blog today. Beyond the Border takes place in St Donat’s Castle, and we first experienced the wonders of this storytelling festival in 2016. Beyond the Border 25th Birthday Barnstormer! This festival celebrates the spoken word, the traditions of storytelling and the coming…

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*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are 100% honest and my own. When I entered the register office in Birmingham I did not expect to see the words ‘septicaemia’ written at the top of the ‘reason for death’ list. I didn’t click, even when he showed the signs and symptoms of septicaemia. My father had lung cancer, he had COPD, but he didn’t have septicaemia… did he? I felt my rage burn inside as…

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*Thank you to Be My Bear for our bears! Recently we received a gorgeous box of delights from Be My Bear, a company specialising in high quality bear making kits. Their company has been around since 2001 and they are the UK’s original Build-Anywhere-Bear company based in North Wales. Their website is pretty awesome, and surely any child’s dream, with a vast selection of characters to choose from. The prices are also very competitive, with…

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