• #problemswithpoop

    So pleased to have my boy back! #problemswithpoop

    These past few weeks have been more stressful than I can begin to explain. I always look forward to the beginning of December, getting the decorations up and doing Christmas activities with the Beans after school. Unfortunately things haven’t gone quite to plan this year, as December began I was home alone with the Beans […]

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  • Sports Day

    Jelly Bean’s First Sports Day

    This morning was the last of our little family’s ‘firsts’ when it comes to Preschool Sports Days as Jelly Bean took part in his preschool sports day. For the past year he has been attending the same preschool that his big sister and brother attended before him but from September he will be moving to […]

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  • Picnic

    It’s oh-so-quiet . . .

    I’m kind of going to be blogging a little bit backwards over the next week or so as I’ve been having internet problems (damn you BT) which has made me fall behind with posts about our activities over the Easter Holidays and they were all so good that I have to make sure that they get […]

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  • Preschool

    The ‘Last’ First Day at Preschool!

    Today marked another milestone in the Mummy Matters household, this morning after dropping Little Bean and Beanie Boy off to school, Jelly Bean and I didn’t return home as normal. Today was Jelly Bean’s first day at preschool. Today was the ‘last’ first day at preschool since Jelly Bean is the baby of the family. […]

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  • #30waysin30days

    Learning to read – #30waysin30days

    Do you feel confident in teaching your child to read? It’s quite a daunting prospect, afterall, it’s a long time since we learnt to read and they do it all so differently these days. I had never even heard of a phoneme until Little Bean started school. Research by LeapFrog has found that almost half […]

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  • Sunflower Seed

    Beanie Boy’s turn to say a very sad goodbye . . .

    Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear – there will be lots of tears shed today. Lots by me, LOADS by Caroline (Beanie Boy’s key worker) and possibly even a few tears by Beanie Boy himself. Today we have to say goodbye to some of our favourite people as today marks his last day at Sunflower […]

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