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A Homemade Valentines

I love any excuse for a celebration, especially at the dog end of winter and we decided we’d celebrate Valentines today rather than tomorrow when we’ll be at work or nursery First we had potato print wrapping paper And homemade … Continue reading

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Art of the week

It’s a watery theme again, inspired by the need for an art activity which would fill a day (I had the girls on my own this weekend and wanted to be Mrs March with them and not Becky Sharp) so … Continue reading

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The real Topsy and Tim

Eve has a liking for Topsy and Tim at the moment. I loved these too when I was little, but now, well they are a bit dull and not at all realistic. Why do you never see Topsy and Tim … Continue reading

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Three Wise Women (and the best piece of childcare advice ever!)

Linda Mason (the Founder of Bright Horizons) says in her book The Working Mother’s Guide to Life: Strategies, Secrets, and Solutions that to successfully combine a full time career and motherhood you need three things: you must have a partner … Continue reading

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Art of the week

A new weekly (or so) post on the art we make with Eve and Leah. Maybe we were all inspired by eating jerk chicken, rice & beans and salad for lunch but somehow another winter scene just wasn’t going to rouse … Continue reading

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