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Learn about: the life cycle of ants

The boys are very interested in life and death, with how things work and how things come to be. The imminent arrival of their baby brother has probably heightened their interest too, so I thought we could take a look…
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Shelter making in the woods

Day two of our #30DaysWild is all about building a shelter or den in the woods! We went over to Tatton Park in Cheshire to attend the Geronimo Festival that was held there. We had an amazing time and the boys…
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Nature Bingo

Today is the first of June and therefore the first day of our #30DaysWild adventure, and we started with Nature Bingo. I saw a tweet about #30DaysWild a few weeks ago and signed up for the free pack they were…
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Combined breastfeeding and bottle feeding tips

When I had Louis and Rowan I wanted to do as much breastfeeding as I could with them. Unfortunately, my epilepsy complications meant I couldn’t hold Louis properly to feed him for the first couple of days and I had…
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30 Days Wild

30 Days Wild As a family, we are big fans of the outdoors. We love to explore new places, learn about our natural environment and see the boys appreciate the wonder of the natural world. Next month we are taking…
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Our backpacking adventure: Charmouth Beach

On our second day of backpacking as a family along the Jurassic Coast we arrived at Cummins Farm Campsite just outside Lyme Regis. Our plan was to stay here for one night and move on, but we decided in the end…
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Tuesday Treats: New trainers

Every so often I try to write about making time for myself or treating myself to something special or new. I remember for a week or two and then life gets in the way and Tuesday Treats takes a back…
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Meal Planning Monday 18.04.16

Oh, how rubbish I am at sticking to this meal planning lark! Out of last week’s plan I think we probably had around half of our planned meals, and I couldn’t tell you whether we ate them on the ‘right’…
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Devil’s Bridge Waterfall Walk

As we made our way home from our recent holiday in West Wales, we decided to take a rather scenic route and set off to find a place called Devil’s Bridge.  There’s something a little bit magical about a waterfall…
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Our backpacking adventure: backpacking kit

Do you know how difficult it is to pack the right stuff for a week or backpacking during a typical English summer with two small children and no car? Just imagine how tricky it must be. Now let me tell you…
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