• Quality Time

    Just the three of us . . . quality time for Beanie Boy

    In a family with four children we have to work hard to make sure that each child get’s some ‘one-on-one’ time with Mummy and/or Daddy. Sometimes this has been made possible for me in particular if we have been invited to blog events which are mostly aimed at one child as I have then taken […]

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  • Tapestry

    A window into BB’s school day

    When Beanie Boy started Reception in September 2015 I was introduced to a new method of recording his progress at school and I just love it! Tapestry is an online learning journal which the teachers and teaching assistants complete throughout the school day and I receive notifications via my email. I absolutely LOVE it!! As […]

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  • Leap TV

    What Beanie Boy is playing on LeapTV

    It can be difficult to know what to allow younger siblings to play with, especially when it comes to gaming. To all intents and purposes they feel like they are the same age as their older brothers and sisters but of course they are not. Beanie Boy is our classic example, he wants so much […]

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  • Power Rangers Dino Charge

    Power Rangers Dino Charge

    Back in the Summer holidays a parcel arrived on my doorstep which I knew would excite Beanie Boy, it had Power Rangers tattooed all over the box so it left little to the imagination of what was residing beneath the taped box lid. Beanie Boy excitedly opened the box to not only find the Black […]

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  • birthday boy

    Beanie Boy is 5 years old!

    This time 5 years ago, I was cradling my first newborn baby boy and staring in wonderment at how much love I felt for this little man who had been growing in my tummy for the past 9 months. Beanie Boy was a breeze of a baby, my whole pregnancy with him had been easy […]

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  • Swim Fin

    SwimFin for confidence in the water . . .

    As the Summer began we were invited to be Swim Fin Ambassadors. I had only seen SwimFin swimming aid a few times via social media but never actually in action so I must admit I was a little sceptical. I could completely understand the concept and I liked that the arms were free of armbands […]

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