Mummy B

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Playground Nostalgia | Kickers Competition

Sounds of my childhood include the rope hitting the playground floor and the rhythmic beat of children's feet. The chants of London Bridge that's falling down again and asking Mr Wolf for the time. The clanging of collections of Tamagotchi's on school bags and the sighs from children that had once again forgotten to feed their 'pet'. The scratching of heads as we try to do Cats Cradle, never quite getting it right. The clapping of hands and songs about sailors going to sea to see what he could see. Children haggling as they swap, pogs, beanies and Pokemon cards.  The shouts of "ouch" as you once again knock your knuckles on 'clackers', whilst others sat quietly with the occasional musical beep beep from Gameboy's.

The toys and games may have changed since my playground days but the laughter and excitement are still much the same today. Instead of clackers, there are fidget spinners, both of which puzzle parents I'm sure - but they take the playgrounds by storm and will create fond memories for them as they have done for us.


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Saturday, 12 August 2017

A boy with very few words

My boy turns two in a few weeks and up until recently, I was starting to get quite concerned with his communication skills and lack of speech. By the time Darcie was two she was talking in complete sentences, we were even able to ask her what she would like for her birthday and she was able to give us a long list of ideas. As a teacher, I know all too well that every child is different and learns, grows and develops at different rates but I kind of feel it's only natural to compare and worry. I mean that's what us mums do best... worry!


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Thursday, 10 August 2017

Family Days out with English Heritage

With the summer holidays in full swing, we're doing our best to ensure the kids are not only entertained this summer, but that we create some special family memories. Whilst I have spent some days up to my elbows in cuddly toys, picking play doh out of the carpet and trying to resist saying "no" over and over again, we have had some lovely days out to date and more up coming on the calendar.

 

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Monday, 7 August 2017

4 Tips to Creating a Look of Luxury in Your Home on a Budget

It sounds ironic, but you can have a luxurious home without spending much money. A luxurious home exudes sophistication and this can be achieved even with a low budget through smart techniques and design approaches. Some people only dream of living in a luxurious home, thinking they would need to break the bank to achieve that. However, what they fail to do is to realize that by looking at the details of a luxurious home, and then replicating it with affordable alternatives, they will be able to achieve similar, if not the actual look. 

Here are some of the great ways to make your home look luxurious without spending too much money: 
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Sunday, 6 August 2017

4 Ways to attract home buyers to the house you are selling

Are you looking to sell your house in the near future? If you are planning to do so, there are things you can do to make your home more attractive to prospective buyers. While others resort to lowering their asking price so that more people will take a look at their house, but there are alternatives so that more buyers will come. 

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4 Trendy home decorating tips for 2017

When it comes to interior decorating, nobody can tell which trends will come and go next. Just like in fashion, designing a home is all about colours, textures, form, and function. Everything goes in and out of style based on the season. If you want to give your home an updated look, it's important to do your research first. Here are 4 trendy home decorating tips this year that’ll surely pique your interest:

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