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by Attachment Mummy on Dec 2, 2014

Having Fun with the Kids in the Rain

Heading outdoors in cold and/or wet weather may not be your family's idea of a good time; video games and cosy confines are much more appealing. But there are all sorts of reasons why you should get outside, even when the sun isn't shining.Promotes G...
by Attachment Mummy on Nov 18, 2014

What's Happened? What's Happening? - Half Term Fun

So half term in full swing and I''m sure many of you have been out and about having fun with your families. Ours has been relatively quiet although we did enjoy a fantastic hour or so at the Lowry Theatre on Tuesday.We had some lovely family fun days...
by Red Rose Mummy on Oct 30, 2014

Emily Brown and The Thing on Stage

Yesterday we went off to the Lowry Theatre in Salford to see one of their half term plays. Emily Brown and the Thing is based on the book of the same name by Cressida Cowell and Neal Layton. While we don't have this book in our collection we do...
by Red Rose Mummy on Oct 29, 2014

Spend Half-Term with Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom

All three girls adore Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom, so we were very excited recently when their latest book and DVD arrived.  We are all looking forward to lots of exciting Ben & Holly events over half-term week, including a Milkshake! T...
by Attachment Mummy on Oct 27, 2014

Altomincio family park – Italy

A little while back we were chosen as winners in Tots100’s Al Fresco Holidays competition. I could hardly believe it. First things first I had a little cry, and a panic about flying, then I went begging my children’s head teachers to let them hav...
by Julie's Notebook on Oct 25, 2014

Keeping Motivated in the Winter Months

The clocks are going back this weekend, so most of us are going to start hibernating.  But with the dark days ahead, how can we stay motivated?  Here are some ideas.With the weather turning colder and the days getting shorter, it's hard to...
by Attachment Mummy on Oct 23, 2014

An Autumnal Picnic with Vita Coco Kids #vitapicnics

 The lucky smalls have been sent some more delicious Vita Coco drinks, and a selection of fun goodies to play with.  In return we were challenged to share a favourite picnic spot, and prove that picnics don't have to stop when the mercury d...
by Attachment Mummy on Oct 20, 2014

Our Autumn #VitaPicnic

The weeks have been running away from us recently with school and then busy weekends so we have been in need of some time to reconnect a little. Recently Vita Coco Kids sent us a fantastic picnic hamper and invited us to get out and share our Autumn...
by Red Rose Mummy on Oct 19, 2014

Our Autumn Bucket List

It still feels like summer during the day, bright sunshine and so warm, but there are those odd moments in the early morning or evening where there is such an autumnal nip in the air.  Down here on the South coast we have been in short sleeves s...
by Attachment Mummy on Sep 23, 2014

Fun In The Sun 3152

The picnic lasted longer than I wanted it to, but Blake and the girls had a fine time, which made it worthwhile. We headed back to the house to find Dale waiting in the driveway. I greeted the music store owner who said that he had the toys I ordered...
by Scragg Man on Sep 21, 2014

Lara's 'Happy Not Going to School Day'

So this is it, we're officially home educating.  (Only been doing it for four and a half years!)A lot of people have asked if we will be doing lessons - no; if we have to follow a curriculum - no; if we have to test and check levels etc - no; if...
by Attachment Mummy on Sep 8, 2014

The Gallery: Summer

I haven't joined in with The Gallery for ages but I do like seeing the prompts and responses to it. When I saw the prompt this week I knew I had to join in. I'm still writing up lots of my Summer posts but I've wanted to share this photo for ages.We'...
by Red Rose Mummy on Aug 27, 2014

What's Happened? What's Happening - Summer Days

I'm well aware that I haven't got around to sharing all of the wonderful posts linked up to #WHWH last week. I do value every post that is linked and I will be getting around them all soon.I've had a quick scoot through the posts I haven't had the ti...
by Red Rose Mummy on Aug 21, 2014

Summer Holiday Fun with Friends

Last week we headed down to the Midlands for a few days of family fun. More on the first two days later but Friday evening saw us heading over to stay with ClearlyBex and family. Our boys are great friends and I knew we'd have a lot of fun toget...
by Red Rose Mummy on Aug 19, 2014

Thomas & Friends Steam Into Lollibop on Friday!

Bust My Buffers! For the first time ever, Thomas & Friends™ will be making tracks to LolliBop.  Experience the world of Thomas & Friends like never before as a new interactive themed play zone, the ‘Sodor Summer Fete’, is launched...
by Attachment Mummy on Aug 13, 2014

Win a Family Pass to Lollibop Festival 2014

We are so excited to be official Lollibop bloggers this year, and as part of our role we get to offer you the chance to win a family pass to the show! Although it's been on our to do list the past couple of years, this will be our first visit and we...
by Attachment Mummy on Jul 15, 2014

3 Of The Best Tribute Acts To Hire For Your Wedding

When it comes to wedding entertainment there are so many options available, but nothing quite sets off a wedding like a good tribute act that entertains the crowd with familiar songs and gets everyone up and dancing. Let’s face it, every couple wan...
by LoupDargent.info on Jun 16, 2014

Don't Laugh from Drumond Park - Review and Giveaway

Drumond Park are a regular feature in our family time now, especially when we spend time with the extended family and, as we're all board game fans, they are always popular. The latest game we have tried is a little different to usual as the main aim...
by Red Rose Mummy on Jun 7, 2014

Making Sweatshirt Capes!

Our 4 boys always love to play the hero! Strong, victorious and mighty!  *smile*  I saw this idea for making capes on a boy at a local park near our house and thought it was brilliant!  I purchased used sweatshirts for our boys and tur...
by Large Families On Purpose on Jun 6, 2014
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