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20 things about me

1) I’m the youngest of nine (with four brothers and four sisters) but part of a blended family – my mum had four children, my dad had three and then…

Book Bench Challenge part 3 – Riverside Trail

Having completed the City trail and almost completed the Greenwich trail – it was time to set off on the Riverside Trail and find the book benches situated along the…

Beauty

I look in the mirror – what do I see? A tired-out mummy stares back at me. I see the grey hairs, the bags under the eyes The tiger-striped tummy,…

Word of the Week – Cousins

This week has been quite a busy one as my twin sister and two nieces came to stay for a few days. My little girls have loved spending time with…

Four cousins go to Legoland

With my twin sister and her two daughters having come to stay for a few days, we thought we’d have a day out and take all four girls to Legoland…

Slow Down, Time

Slow down, time, don’t go so fast I want to make these moments last My little ones, so sweet, so small Will all too soon grow big and tall Baby…

Me and Mine (July)

We love to get out and about together as a family, embarking on challenges which encourage us to go and explore. Over the last couple of years, our challenge was…

Footprint Painting

A hot sunny day, two cousins staying over, paddling pool out, plus lots of paint and lining paper available. The perfect combination for some mini creation time in the garden.…

My baby, the vampire

Both my babies have had a rather delightful habit of biting the breast whilst teething. With Jessica, it was only really with the first couple of teeth and the nipple…

Silent Sunday