Make It Yourself
Outdoors

Getting outdoors this summer

With the wet and snowy winter that we have been subjected to recently getting the kids outdoors without having to deal with a mound of wet laundry afterwards may seem like a distant hope, but if the blooming daffodils and peeks of blue sky are anything to go by then summer is not too far […]

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Make It Yourself

Toys that involve a spot of DIY

People say that death and taxes are the only two certainties in life, but modern parents would probably argue that there never being a shortage of new toys to purchase for your little darlings is another of those certainties. Every day there seems to be some new and exciting toy advertised on TV or available […]

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Make It Yourself
Pretend Play

Budding bakers

Encouraging kids to get active in the kitchen from a young age is a great way of preparing them for later life, not only is it a fun way to bond with each other you. The skills required for cooking are ideal for promoting fine motor skills and it is also an opportunity to give […]

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Pretend Play

Soft and plushy and full of the loveies!

Who was your favourite soft toy to cart around when you were growing up? A cat that squeaked was mine. Given to me at 3 years old by my godmother I am proud to say that Squeak (who was spent a summer being named Hot Dog as a homage to the book I was reading […]

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Family Fun

Ways of welcoming a new sibling

A new addition to the family in the form of a baby sister or baby brother can certainly change up the dynamics of a household. In the inevitable onslaught of cooing relatives and friends that will be coming to see the new baby, older siblings can easily feel left out, especially if your visitors are […]

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