Christmas gift guide: part twelve

Welcome to part twelve of our ‘Christmas Gift Guide’. You will no doubt be either really excited or totally put off having seen the title of this post but it is actually only a few weeks until Christmas. I’ve officially started my Christmas shopping now. I am always a bit caught up between wanting to be […]

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Healthy family meals in a rush

Are you the type of parent who is passionate about healthy eating but is always in a rush? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, I’m the same. I always like to ensure that I serve my little ones a healthy meal, but sometimes, life can get in the way. Between housework, school picks ups, after school […]

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Independent feeding

Regardless of your approach to feeding and weaning; standard, baby led, mixed or something else, all little ones like to use meal times to exercise their independence. Meal times are a great opportunity to work on developing the pincer grip, the grab, hand–to-eye coordination and hand-to-mouth coordination. I’ve always tried to get a balance with […]

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Organic softness for mum and baby

I do love organic products. From fruit and vegetables to beauty products. I don’t always buy organic because of the cost, but I try to wherever possible. When it comes to babies bottoms and skin in general, I do find that organic products can make a difference. I love the wipes and cotton wool buy […]

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Cooking for pleasure

I love to cook but much of the time these days, cooking ends up being a functional thing. Just one more thing to tick off on the to-do list each day. I have loads of cookery books but rarely use them . Most of the time I cook from memory or I make it up […]

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Learning begins at home: part six

Welcome to part six of our learning begins at home series. I have always felt that learning begins at home. I’ve written before about how I approach learning with the children and how every situation is a potential learning opportunity. From the moment your children are born their learning journey begins and they are sponges of life and all […]

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