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6 Tips To Encourage Your Daughter to Become More Creative

This is a collaborative post Creativity is a skill, rather than an inborn talent. It is something that a parent can encourage their child to work on and help develop. Creativity is key to success in almost everything we do, and it is a major component of happiness and health, making it a core skill …

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11 Books & Reading Related Activities For Children

You won’t be surprised to discover that we have had several bookish themed activities and days whilst we’ve been schooling at home. Of course we read daily, but then we have expanded on the reading theme through a variety of activities and I thought that it might be useful to share them with you. I’m …

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Develop Your Children’s Creativity With Fun Photography Tools

This is a collaborative post We all want our children to be more successful, more progressive, and accomplish their goals in life. That’s why we teach them how to set the right priorities and to be independent and disciplined. However, sometimes we overlook an important part – helping them to think creatively and come up …

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Make An Incredible Birthday Collage Together With Your Family

This is a collaborative post We all have busy lives full of appointments, deadlines, and important dates but this year the universe told us to stop for a moment. Surely, the lockdown is interfering with our lives, however, it is also giving many people and families more time to bond and focus on what’s important …

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Creating A Reading Challenge For Kids

We have had fun this week creating a reading challenge and the kids have already made a good start on it. I know that they have tried similar ideas at school, so I thought I would adapt those ideas and get the children reading a few new books at home. Boo and Little Man do …

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Playing Outside vs Screens and Tech

This is a collaborative post Ah, the fun battle that is playing outside vs screens and tech. I wonder whether there are many parents that don’t encounter this one? We certainly do. When the sun is shining. Boo is outside. She will rush home from school, throw open the back door and get out into …

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15 Perfect Films For Family Film Night

We love family film night. More often than not, Saturday night in our house is a movie night. We all enjoy snuggling down and watching a film (snacks are invariably involved too) and I have lost count of the number of films that we’ve all watched together. If you’ve yet to do this in your …

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Best Family Board Games

Best Family Board Games

We love our board games here, absolutely love them. Anyone that follows me on Instagram will no doubt know this as I have shared so many of them on my Stories in recent weeks. In fact, if there’s one thing that gets the most chat and questions over there, it’s about board games. So many …

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Scavenger Hunts for PreSchool Learning

Little Man and I have been having some fun learning and cementing a few preschool basics. Along with plenty of free and imaginary play when we’re home, as these are the things he happily gravitates towards, we’ve been working on a few of the basics that will help to ease him into school life this …

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Why A Betta Fish Is The Perfect First Pet For Kids

Fish are awesome creatures to have in your home, which is true even if you aren’t a big fan of animals. Well, maybe your child has been begging you for their first pet, or maybe you think that a pet will do them some good. You may have thought about getting a dog or cat, …

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20 Great Musicals for Kids

We are starting a new tradition here, and I for one, cannot wait! We have decided that every weekend, my daughter and I will watch a different musical. Yes, I love my musicals and it seems right to ensure that I am passing that love on to my firstborn. So far she shows every sign …

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Christmas Ideas & Inspiration

Today I am delighted to be joining in with a gorgeous group of talented bloggers as we share a little Christmas inspiration for you. For my part I am going to be talking kids Christmas craft activities, all of which are nice and easy to do and have been big hits with my two. For full …

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Button Activities for Kids

If you saw my vlog a couple of weeks ago you’ll know that I randomly picked up a bag of buttons, thinking I could use them with the kids for….something. Yes, you see whilst I could see that they could be fun, that’s about as far as my thoughts had got. I was determined to …

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Easy & Affordable Kids Activities

With half term just around the corner, I thought I’d share a few easy and inexpensive ideas for keeping the kids entertained during their time off. I had a little look back over some of the things that we have tried and enjoyed, and I’m really glad that I did as I had forgotten a …

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Brilliant Educational Toys for Preschoolers

With Little Man about to go into his preschool year at nursery, I am thinking about ways in which I can support him and get him ready for school next year. I want him to be off to a good start there, simply because I think that if the basics come easily to him, he …

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Mysteries in Time Review

I spotted Mysteries in Time on Twitter recently and it immediately grabbed my attention. With a daughter with a thirst for knowledge, me as a history student, and both of us loving books, activities and exciting post, it seemed to be right up our street. I’m pleased to say that I wasn’t wrong, as Boo has …

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