• Bingo . . . it's more fun than you think! 1

    Bingo . . . it’s more fun than you think!

    Bingo . . . it’s one of those activities that I couldn’t help but stereotype the people who played it. I always assumed the Bingo hall would be full of elderly ladies and gents, I never really had it down as a young persons ‘thing’ and so when friends used to say they were going […]

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  • Lessons with Little Bean

    Lessons with Little Bean #1

    On Sunday Little Bean and I managed to sneak off for a couple of hours by ourselves for some girly time. We believe it’s important to spend some one-on-one time with the children so that they aren’t always treated as a group. They are each individuals in their own right and so spending time on […]

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  • Sometimes it all just gets a bit too much . . .

    Being a parent isn’t easy. Sometimes it all gets a bit too much . . . I don’t think there could be any parent that would disagree with me no matter what their age/status and if there is they are extremely lucky. Although what I would say is that without the hard times, how can […]

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  • Mummy Matters went to the Toy Fair 2

    Mummy Matters went to the Toy Fair

    On Tuesday I had a very rare ‘childfree’ day out to the Toy Fair in Olympia courtesy of Galt Toys. The boys toddled off to Nanny and Grandads for fun and frolics (otherwise known as “let’s wear Nanny and Grandad out” day) and Little Bean went to school followed by playtime at the childminders. As […]

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  • Today my name is Gloria!

    Yes today my name is Gloria, or Sharon, or Betty – in fact you can call me any name you like as long as its not Mummy!!  Mummy has been totally worn out in this house this morning.  Do you have those days where you wish you could just hide?  I’m having one today.  Its […]

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  • I feel happy . . . .

    . . . isn’t that how the song goes?  I feel happy and very very lucky to have such a lovely family who I love very much.  This morning I awoke to the sound of my 2yo daughter saying “morning Mummy, happy prize!” – bless her she says this for everything, Christmas, birthdays, any time […]

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