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It’s Good to be Bored

Impatient kids complain about being bored an average of 122 times every month – that’s nearly 1,500 times per year – according to new research. The study of 1,000 adults with children between the ages of 5-11 makes unhappy reading for the 69 per cent of parents who admit that they dread hearing the words “I’m bored”. Continue reading It’s Good to be Bored

One Week In

I cannot believe L has just started his second week at school. It has flown by and I have already learnt some things.  Continue reading One Week In

Before You Start School

Before you start School tomorrow I just wanted to tell you a few things.

These are things I haven’t mentioned because I know you are worried and nervous, trust me I am too. But my job as your mum is try to lessen that feeling, not make it worse, so there are some things I haven’t been entirely honest about.Feeling Calm

So here we go, honesty. Continue reading Before You Start School

Beautiful Hampers from Prestige Hampers

My wonderful little sister is expecting her first child this December and I am so excited to be an Aunt. L is potentially even more excited and just as confused, as he cannot wait to be his new cousins ‘Big Brother’, cute!! Continue reading Beautiful Hampers from Prestige Hampers

Staying at Trevornick

We have just spent the Bank Holiday Weekend in a Eurotent at Trevornick. It was fabulous. The perfect break for me as I had been desperate to take the kid camping this summer and have wanted to return to Cornwall for years.

Trevornick
Holywell Bay Beach

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VARTA Summer Challenge #6 Create an Electric Motor

This summer to help keep us busy and stop those cries of ‘I’m bored’ VARTA have set a series of Creative Summer Challenges. L and I have been having a blast completing them and learning something new, so it is my pleasure to share them with you.

#PoweringtheMoment

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Bookabees – Review

Handpicked books, delivered each month, to your door for your kids. Sound perfect to you? Me too! I loved the idea behind Bookabees and was so happy to get to try out the service.  Continue reading Bookabees – Review

VARTA Summer Challenge #5 Shadow Puppets

This summer to help keep us busy and stop those cries of ‘I’m bored’  VARTA have set a series of Creative Summer Challenges. L and I have been having a blast completing them and learning something new, so it is my pleasure to share them with you. Varta Summer Challenge

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VARTA Summer Challenge #4 Colour Mixing

This summer to help keep us busy and stop those cries of ‘I’m bored’  VARTA have set a series of Creative Summer Challenges. L and I have been having a blast completing them and learning something new, so it is my pleasure to share them with you. Varta Summer Challenge

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VARTA Summer Challenge #3 Homemade Lamp

This summer to help keep us busy and stop those cries of ‘I’m bored’  VARTA have set a series of Creative Summer Challenges. L and I have been having a blast completing them and learning something new, so it is my pleasure to share them with you. Varta Summer Challenge

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