#LittleLoves – October 2019

I’m not sure whether it’s just me but October has felt like a really lengthy month. Saying that we’ve done a fair amount throughout the month and to celebrate the highs (we’ll leave the lows as to be truthful there’s been far too many of those) here are a few of my #LittleLoves from October.


I haven’t read an awful lot this year, I simply haven’t had the time nor the inclination to sit back with a book. This month, however, I came across Sophie Kinsella’s ‘Surprise Me’ and being a chick-lit fan I knew that it would be right up my street.…

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Simple Tactics Parents Can Use To Boost Your Child’s Education

Too many people think that educating our children is only a task for teachers. Of course, as it takes a village to raise a child, no one set of people can do everything alone. In fact, as a parent, there are plenty of things you can do to help them get the most out of their education experience. Some of the most effective of which are discussed below.

Invest in educational toys 

One smart way parents can boost their child’s education is to invest in educational toys. In fact, there are several advantages to doing so. The first being that by practising specific skills like reading, math, or writing at home, your child will have more of an opportunity to improve.…

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#LivingArrows – Swings & Somersaults 42/52 (2019)

It has been the most awesome autumn afternoon! Despite being chilly out, the sun was shining which made for a warm walk to the park with the kids and the hound.

After a quick play with her brother, E shortly made friends with a little boy and they proceeded to play together for the next hour or so.

I sat with the dog enjoying a little downtime whilst I watched E befriend the boy, it took her less than five minutes before she’d established his name and was bossing him about, though in the kindest way possible, god bless her.

E is such a sweety, she makes friends so quickly and should anyone ever be hurt, upset or lonesome, she will be sure to be by their side, offering her friendship and encouraging them to engage within whatever fun and games she can find.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Building Before Bedtime

We are fairly rigid in our routine, especially so when it comes to bedtime. We usually give the kids their supper whilst they watch a cartoon or two on the couch, they then have their baths and get ready for bed before settling down with a book or two.

This evening, however, we mixed things up a little and it’s been quite nice to do things a little differently. The kids had an early supper followed by a quick shower, whilst I got busy with the vacuum cleaner.

Having scrubbed and shined themselves, the kids then came downstairs in their pajamas and proceeded to build Lego models from their latest kit, before eventually tiring and making their way off to Bedfordshire (aka their beds).…

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#MySundaySnapshot – When Christmas Comes Early 42/52 (2019)

Welcome to this week’s festive-themed #MySundaySnapshot post, which is part of a snap-sharing-blog-linky series that you are very welcome to join. Click here for further information and guidelines upon this linky should you wish to take part.

It may only be October but signs of Christmas coming are already upon us. It’s not just the aisles in Tesco which are displaying seasonal stuff, Mother Nature has also got her Christmas colours at the ready as earlier this week I came across this beautiful holly.

I myself have made long lists of ideas for family gifts and the presents are already beginning to pile on top of my wardrobe.…

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