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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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Primary School Offer Day

In an ideal world I'd have been one of those nervous parents waiting to find out what school my boy had gotten in to. In an ideal world he'd have been accepted to the primary school where I work! In an ideal world I'd already have his uniform, or parts of it in preparation and… Continue reading Primary School Offer Day

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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.

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Enginuity – Telford

We visited Enginuity, which is a science museum 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.

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Thank You NHS

This year the NHS turns 70. For anyone not in the UK the NHS is our free healthcare service and is such a lifeline to so many people. I must admit I am quite a careful person so have never had to use A&E or the hospital as a child. Of cause we visited the… Continue reading Thank You NHS

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Chester Zoo with a toddler.

On Tuesday we took a drive out to Chester Zoo, it's just over an hours drive from Telford and we had pre-booked our tickets the night before. Tickets purchased online are actually cheaper than paying when you get there and can be purchased right up until 9:30 the morning you are planning your trip which… Continue reading Chester Zoo with a toddler.

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First birthday

And just like that my second child is ONE! I'm not sure where the last year has gone to be honest with you. The past week has been even more hectic than usual and im finally starting to find my feet again and catch up on everything. I had planned to have written three blog… Continue reading First birthday