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Story Props – Developing Storytelling

Storytelling, reading stories and acting out known stories has quickly become one of our favourite pastimes as a family since Ellie arrived. Her love for books, nursery rhymes and everything literature has brought out a passion in me I haven't had since I stopped reading a few years back. Every night Ellie asks for a… Continue reading Story Props – Developing Storytelling

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Timber.Tots – 5 Advantages of Wooden Toys

For as long as I've been buying toys for Ellie I've been aware of the discussion between parents as to what is better for babies/toddlers/children wooden or plastic toys. Now I've always been on the fence I suppose because honestly, Ellie has her fair share of plastic and wooden toys. I have always tried to… Continue reading Timber.Tots – 5 Advantages of Wooden Toys

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Nursery Rhyme Play

For a while now I've been trying to figure out a way to bring Ellie's love of nursery rhymes in to her play. She sings all day long and knows so many nursery rhymes, more than I know and verses I've never even heard of. I've always been envious of those parents who have the… Continue reading Nursery Rhyme Play

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Water Baby

I remember taking Ellie swimming while on maternity leave and I clearly remember being in the water 5 minutes and having to get out because she HATED it! The moment her feet touched the water she would scream and cling to me, it didn't matter how much fun I made it look or what I… Continue reading Water Baby

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Top 5…(GIFTED)

Things I look for when buying toddler clothes. There are certain things I look for when choosing clothes for Ellie, especially now she is getting bigger and the clothes need to last much longer and here is my top 5 things I look out for when I need to buy her new clothes: 1. Durable… Continue reading Top 5…(GIFTED)

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Goodbye February

Goodbye February, this month has been a mixed month. I started off feeling very low and depressed and finished the month off feeling grateful and full of love. As a family we have made so many memories and spent a whole week together having lots of fun. With the end of February comes March, a… Continue reading Goodbye February

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Blists Hill – Telford

We visited Blists Hill Victorian Town in Ironbridge, (Telford, Shropshire) during this half term and is one of ten museums in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage site. We are incredibly lucky to have these museums on our doorstep and want to make use of what our great town has to offer.