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I am me…
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January 23, 2017

I am me…

‘I’m just a mum. I don’t follow a plan, I do my best, I parent from the heart. I don’t look down on others (I know they are probably doing…

Writing board books…
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January 21, 2017

Writing board books…

Over the Christmas holidays I’ve been thinking of ways to motivate the boys with their writing. Both of them are dyslexic and both find writing a bit tough. H especially…

Squashed Flies Pastry Pies.
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January 21, 2017

Squashed Flies Pastry Pies.

When I was younger and my mother had been making pastry, if there was any left over we were allowed to make ‘squashed flies’ out of it. All this was…

I’m starting to declutter…
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January 15, 2017

I’m starting to declutter…

Hubbie and I have been thinking a lot lately about the house we live in. It has to be so many different things within a normal week and we’re struggling…