Monthly Archives: May 2012

I’m Going to Live Here! … First Impressions of Seattle.

In a months time my family and I are moving, lock stock and barrel to Seattle. We have all been very excited but we are sad to say goodbye to good friends and family. It is a wonderful new chapter … Continue reading

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Tots 100 Film Club – Looney Tunes Big Faces Box Set

Following the success of last months Bugs Bunny Review, this month I chose to review a Box Set of Looney Tunes favourites. As I have an Upcoming 10 hour flight to Seattle with 3 kids, I thought this would be … Continue reading

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Will Changing Ratios for Childminders Improve Quality?

As I was driving yesterday a discussion came on the radio that took my interest. The discussion was regarding proposed changes to make Childcare in England more affordable and improve quality. Great, I’m a fan of both of those. However, … Continue reading

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Kids Jokes and a Chance to Win one of 5 Copies of My First Justin’s Jokes

I  think it is a great landmark in children’s language development when they begin to understand jokes.  At first they are not remotely funny but they begin to understand the formula behind jokes and to remember ones that they find … Continue reading

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Feeling Appreciated in the Blogging World

I have been reading a post on Mari’s World entitled How Important is a Blogging Award?  Mari questions whether it is ok to feel a tad disappointed when you don’t reach the final of these awards and whether it is a reflection … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to my Pink Nissan Figaro

Last night  after living in my garage for 18 months, my beautiful Nissan Figaro finally saw the light of day.  As I drove it onto the driveway I felt sad that I will soon be saying goodbye to this wonderful … Continue reading

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Tots 100 Film Club Bugs Bunny Easter Funnies

The choice of film for review in this months Tots 100 Film Club was made by my 3 year old,  she chose Bugs Bunny’s Easter Funnies. The 3 girls watched it for the first time at their grandparents, I returned to hear … Continue reading

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