Big kid time

games for big kids

With two big kids and two babies I always think it’s important to try and carve out separate time for the little ones and big ones, as much as they enjoy being together it’s good to distinguish sometimes. One way to get a bit of big kid time is by playing games. We have lots […]

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The “helpful” toddler

toddler

Toddlers love to help. I have two little helpers who love the vacuum cleaner, polishing, dusting, wiping and sorting out washing and drying. My two little shadows watch me doing things and the little chorus comes “can we help you Mummy?”. Most of the time they are really great at all this stuff and we […]

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Top travel games to play with children

travel games

Travelling with children can be stressful and there will always be situations you can’t predict and meltdowns that you can’t prevent. For everything else, planning ahead goes a long way. I’ve talked before about the busy bags I always pack for the children and in those busy bags are always a few travel games to […]

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Relaxation comes in different forms

relaxation

What does relaxation mean to you? How do you choose to relax? Everyone has their own idea about what relaxing is and those ideas aren’t always compatible. What is relaxing for one person, might be stressful or difficult for someone else. It’s personal choice. For some people this might be catching up on their favourite […]

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Online games

Do any of your family members play games online? What sort of things do they play? In our house it is only really one of the children who does that, and even that isn’t that often as the children are either busy with activities after school, reading, drawing, playing together, baking, doing craft or watching […]

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Early memories

memories

What are your earliest memories as a child? I always struggle with this one as I think it can be hard to work out what you remember and what you remember being told sometimes. I used to think that one of my earliest memories was stepping out of my parents’ camper bus and into a […]

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