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Birthday play dough.

Our little chicken turns a whole big 3 on Friday. As part of her celebrations I am hoping to play with her at least one of her favourite ‘messy’ activities each day as we count down to the big day itself! Today was her favourite pink sparkly, rose scented play dough. It is so, so… Continue reading Birthday play dough.

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Splish, splash, splosh!

Evening folks. *Looooooooooooooooong exhale* Monday evening, kids are in bed, time to chill – a little! Need to try to get the washing machine going again – I think a sock or something has got stuck, need to mop the kitchen floor – I spilled and squashed a tub of VERY soft blueberries, and I… Continue reading Splish, splash, splosh!

Family life · Sensory play

“Autumn leaves are falling down, falling down, falling down…..”

Wowzers – it is chilly!!!! My celebration for the delivery of oil was short-lived – our boiler has packed in 😦 Soooo thankful this evening for all those blankets Mrs. McKnight (work colleague at BCM) knit for my kiddies! I should say, the kiddies are not suffering – they are all wrapped up cosy tight in their wee beddies! Today… Continue reading “Autumn leaves are falling down, falling down, falling down…..”

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Getting back into the swing of it!

Today was day 1 of my “Getting back into the swing of it” project! With both myself and hubster at home all summer, we’ve got all relaxed and laid back – letting the kids lie on in the morning/play in their bedrooms (for ages!!!!!) before getting breakfast, and lunch time before we were dressed; in the… Continue reading Getting back into the swing of it!

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“Smelly poo” paints!

So, today husbandy had decided he wanted a day to himself and who could blame him?! 3 kids all so young could drive anyone crazy! Off he headed after breakfast to have some “Me time”! He’ll die if he thinks anyone reading this thinks that’s what he calls it – he doesn’t by the way, I… Continue reading “Smelly poo” paints!

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His eyes are orange, his tongue is black; He has purple prickles all over his back……

So the wonderful buzz of my phone vibrating off my mobile phone woke me at 7am, (there’s no way that bad boy can make a proper alarm sound – do not want to wake the munchkins until absolutely necessary!) I have been getting up at 7am for 3 months now to spend time ON MY OWN… Continue reading His eyes are orange, his tongue is black; He has purple prickles all over his back……