• Toys

    Safety Tips for Kids While Playing

    Playing is essential for kids as they are growing older. It is in their nature to play, and you need to allow them to spend time playing. Even if they mess things up, or they become difficult to control while they are playing, you need to enable them to explore. Otherwise, they will start holding […]

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  • Playdate

    Why outdoor play is good for children . . .

    From the moment our children could move by themselves, they have always preferred to be outdoors come rain or shine. On the days that it’s raining we pull on the wellies and raincoats so that we can get stuck in with puddle jumping, it’s what being a child is all about. I love that the […]

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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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  • Playdate

    10 tips on hosting a successful playdate

    When Little Bean started at school I had every intention of starting with playdates quite early on but in truth, I think it wasn’t until nearly the end of her Reception Class that I finally plucked up the courage. To be fair to myself, I was pregnant with Jelly Bean when she started school and […]

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  • 39/365–The Simple Things . . .

    You can buy your children the latest gadgets and all manner of expensive toys but its always the simplest of things which entertain them for hours.  When I was a little girl I was forever building dens, I used to play at my friend’s house and we would always build a den – the bigger […]

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  • 39/365–The Simple Things . . .

    You can buy your children the latest gadgets and all manner of expensive toys but its always the simplest of things which entertain them for hours.  When I was a little girl I was forever building dens, I used to play at my friend’s house and we would always build a den – the bigger […]

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