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Sleepover

Ellie went for her first ever sleepover last night. She has been asking to stay at both her grandparents houses for a little while and I knew we needed to let her. She packed everything she needed; pyjamas, clothes,hair brush, toothbrush, DVD player, night light, 2 teddies and she was ready. She also wanted to… Continue reading Sleepover

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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)