• Healthy snacks courtesy of Jammie Dodgers #OatyBites

    Jammie Dodgers have been a staple ‘treat’ in my life since a very young age and I’m pleased to say that all of the Beans love them as much as I do, seriously who can resist their Jammie deliciousness?! Jammie Dodgers Oaty Bites Anyway, getting back to those Jammie Dodgers that we all know and […]

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  • Gel-A-Peel Jewellery Box

    Gel-a-Peel Jewellery Box Crafting

    Gel-a-Peel has become a popular craft in this household over recent months. We have been lucky enough to review not one, not two but three sets of Gel-a-Peel. Little Bean is becoming quite the expert at Gel-a-Peel which means that I don’t get to play with it as much I would like to, it’s quite […]

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  • Little Bean at 9 years old

    Little Bean is my first born, the only little lady in our family. When I found out I was pregnant I secretly hoped that our first baby would be a little girl but we decided we wouldn’t find out until the birth. At that moment when we discovered that our beautiful newborn was a little […]

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  • Sports Day: Mother's Pride 1

    Sports Day: Mother’s Pride

    For once the sun was shining on our school Sports Day which took place this morning. Parents came out in droves to support their children and it was a great atmosphere all around. For us, it was the first year that we were able to see all three of the smaller Beans taking part together […]

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  • The Spinney

    Adventure time at The Spinney

    Do you have those places local to you that you hear people talking about and you think “we must go there”, then 10 seconds later you promptly forget about it until the next time someone mentions it? Well, The Spinney is one such place for us. I have been meaning to take the Beans there […]

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  • MQ Mental Health Infographic

    The facts on young people’s mental health

    Sadly mental health is STILL something which has a stigma attached to it. So when I came across this useful infographic created through mental health research I wanted to share it with my readers. As a parent of young children, I worry about their future and how the path of their lives will shape them. […]

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