Monthly Archives: February 2012

St David’s Day – Welsh Cake Recipe

It has become a tradition in my house that we make Welsh Cakes for St David’s Day.  As a child in Wales St David’s Day was a big event.  We would go to school dressed in traditional costume. The morning … Continue reading

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CBeebies -Tree Fu Tom (raising awareness of dyspraxia)

We have been  previewing a new CBeebies programme this week and we are very excited.  Not only because the wonderful David Tennant is voicing one of the main characters but also because it is well researched  and encourages children to actively participate in the story. … Continue reading

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Win one of 2 Bedtime Story Collections for World Book Day

I am sure many of us have been involved in World Book Day activities, desperately trying to find an interesting costume for our children to dress up as.  Luckily mine have always come up with fairly simple ideas including Pippi Longstocking and Clarice … Continue reading

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Tips for feeding a baby on a car journey

Today I am featuring a guest post from Sainsbury’s Finance Blog Money Matters.  My children are a little older now and feeding them in the car consists of passing around various items of packed lunch and hoping they don’t make … Continue reading

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A Song for Hungry Caterpillar Fans

Over at Science Sparks they have been having fun based on the theme of The Hungry Caterpillar. We visited Bristol Zoo this week and the butterfly house prompted lots of questions from my 3 year old. But how do the caterpillars turn … Continue reading

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Love to Learn on CBeebies

I don’t generally recommend young children learn by watching television but I am human and like the rest of us appreciate a bit of respite from time to time.  Now that my 3 year old no longer naps during the day, after a busy  morning at playgroup an … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness of Heart Disease

February is Heart Month over at  Little Green Blog.  The idea is that a number of guest bloggers post articles about maintaining a healthy heart.  There have been a variety of topics  and today is my turn. I am sharing my … Continue reading

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