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Preparing Violet for School

Preparing Violet for Schoolfeatured

I am now mum to a school aged child.  I find this really astounding that I have a child who goes to school!  It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was at school, but time flies and here we are! Over the summer Joe and I spent a lot of time carefully and gently Read more

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Thackeray’s Restaurant – Royal Tunbridge Wells

Thackeray’s Restaurant – Royal Tunbridge Wellsfeatured

It was my birthday this week. I was really very spoilt by Joe! I got my lovely Storksak Elizabeth bag back in August but he also arranged to have one of Violet’s drawings made into a brooch. It’s not just any old drawing, this is me with the baby in my tummy! I’m not huge into jewellery. Read more

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I Love Greenwich

I Love Greenwichfeatured

I’m a born and bred Greenwich girl. Literally. I just love it. And the older I get the more and more I appreciate this beautiful pocket of London. As a child I remember going to Greenwich Park with friends for picnics, playing ‘it’, hide and seek, sitting on our skateboards and zooming down the hills. Read more

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Flying with Young Children

Flying with Young Childrenfeatured

I’m typing half of this on the plane. On my left is Joe with a finally sleeping Ezra on his lap. And on my right is Violet engrossed in Frozen. This morning we made our way by bus, train and shuttle bus from Bromley to London Luton Airport. The whole journey went very smoothly. The Read more

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Storksak Elizabeth and JuJuBe on a Flight

Storksak Elizabeth and JuJuBe on a Flightfeatured

When shopping for baby things I just look for products which appeal to me visually and work for my needs. I have never owned a purpose made change bag but recently I decided that I needed a little more organisation in my bag, especially with soon to be 3 children who are 4 and under! Read more

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Coolings Nature Trail

Coolings Nature Trailfeatured

One of our favourite local places to visit with the children is Coolings Green & Pleasant Nature Trail in Knockholt. It’s a wooded area with loads of places for children to explore and discover, and has an amazing cafe and shop! We arrived there at 9.15am bright and early to make the most of the Read more

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Baby Gender News!

Baby Gender News!featured

Last week we found out we are expecting a………………. Actually, I’ll let Violet and Ezra tell you…! It’s a BOY!!!!!!!!!!! Over Christmas Violet and I were messing about on YouTube and we started watching American gender reveal videos. Violet absolutely loved the idea of finding out whether the couples were expecting a boy or girl Read more

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Sun Catchers – Kids Art

Sun Catchers – Kids Artfeatured

I’m a bit of a Pinterest fiend and love looking for fun activities to do with Violet.  She enjoys craft so I try and vary up the usual painting and sticking. I came across a really lovely sun catcher activity on Babble Dabble Do so I thought I’d share with you our pretty results. You will Read more

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A conversation with a 3 year old after pre-schoolfeatured

Me: what did you do at pre-school today Violet? Violet: nothing Me: you must have done something! Who did you play with? What games did you play? What did you eat? Violet: oh! I played in the garden! We were looking for insects. Me: that sounds fun. What did you find? Violet: I found a Read more

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