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“A portrait of my boys, once a week, every week, in 2016″. W: We went for a little meeting at Win’s nursery and they said he loves telling everyone about his brother Rufus. This boy keeps on surprising us at the moment and I don’t feel like I know him some days. R: Rufus had […] Read more…

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Styling the Seasons – January

I keep hearing that January is a long, dreary and sad month, but my ‘Styling the Seasons’ for January is unashamedly cheery. So far January and I are getting on rather well. The emptier calendar, the winter sun, the decluttering and the excitement of a new year – plus the weather is unpredictable, which can be […] Read more…

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“A portrait of my boys, once a week, every week, in 2016″. We haven’t popped into town for a while, but we did this week. Usually when we’re there we visit Jared at work – they like to check on him and see if he’s ok. They always peer through his office window and then […] Read more…

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DIY number fishing game – made and discovered

This number fishing game looks like it will take all month, but it is much quicker than it looks. I made it with the help of this tutorial and I am so pleased with the outcome. Win wanted to do numbers rather than letters so I did three of each number 0-9. The only difference from the […] Read more…

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Toy storage – bags, boxes and baskets

Our house is never ever super tidy, but I do like everything to have a home. Whether everything is ever in it’s home at the same time is another matter, but at least there’s potential – that’s what I tell myself anyway. The older I get, the more I don’t like clutter and I enjoy […] Read more…

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Favourite Books – January

After a month off, I am back with my ‘Favourite Books’ series, and it’s nice to have some new ones appearing after Christmas. Everyone knows that reading is good for children, but recently I’ve realised how useful books can be for parents in helping children make sense of new experiences, unfamiliar situations and relationships. They […] Read more…

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A day at the beach

I must confess, I was completely shocked when Jared suggested going to Whitby for the day on asking him what we should do with a free Saturday. He hates being cold, and he doesn’t particularly like the seaside either. I got excited and told the boys that we would be going to the beach on […] Read more…

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