At Home With Playmobil EverDreamerz

As we all embark on home learning and being isolated from the outside world for the foreseeable future, I thought I’d share a fun new range from Playmobil. The EverDreamerz range was released in March and they feature five friends; Starleen, Viona, Rosalee, Edwina and Clare. We had kindly been gifted these to play with and review. They arrived on …

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Lockdown Diaries Week 1 (17th-22nd March 2020)

For the entire duration of this global pandemic, I have been sending my Grandad and Hubby’s Grandparents a PDF document called Isolation Diaries. Somehow I have managed to keep up to date with them weekly and they’ve been received gratefully. It dawned on me that I’d quite like to keep a document of all the things we got up to …

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Getting Back In The Saddle

On her fourth birthday Eva started horse riding for the first time. She took to it like a duck to water, it felt very nostalgic as I used to ride when I was younger. I think she rode weekly-ish for about 18 months before we made the decision to take a break. It was always meant to be a break, …

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Marsh Farm Fairies & Dragons 2020

It’s time for another Marsh Farm post. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you will know this is probably one of our favourite places to visit in the UK. Our first adventure for 2020 was a Fairies & Dragons day. It ran over the February half term and although it isn’t on anymore, an exciting Easter Grotto …

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Potato Characters For World Book Day 2020

One of my favourite things during the school year is World Book Day. This has probably stemmed from my love of books but also over the past few years, seeing my girls getting excited and planning their costumes. So you may wonder why on earth I have a photo featuring potatoes? This year, the girls’ school have a voluntary competition …

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Andy & The Odd Socks Live In London

At the weekend we headed into London to be part of something exciting. It was the launch party of Andy and the Odd Socks brand new TV show, Andy and the Band, and we had the pleasure of being in the audience. We arrived early as always to find a spread of pastries, juice and hot drinks awaiting us. It …

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Siblings 2020 – February

Firstly, it’s the 29th of February!! It’s a leap year woohoo. Anyway… I have felt like February has been a long month. The weather has been pretty rubbish and there’s been a half-term in the middle too. I mean, who’s idea was it to have a school holiday when the weather is yuck and nobody wants to spend any length …

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Eva’s 7th Birthday

Eva had a birthday countdown going for weeks ahead of the big day. Each day we’d hear just how many days it was until the 6th of February. To be honest it wouldn’t have surprised me if she knew how many hours it was too! There was no room for us to forget. As each year passes, I find it …

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Birthday Party At Jump In Trampoline Park Tonbridge

I’m still pinching myself that Eva is now seven years of age. It feels like yesterday that our chunky, cone-head baby arrived into the world. But it happened and each year we celebrate.  This year we had the pleasure of hosting a joint party at Jump In with Eva’s friend from school. Both girls were so excited about taking their …

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Find Your Brave for #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek

This week (3-9th February 2020) is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week and schools, youth groups, organisations and individuals across the UK will take part in Children’s Mental Health Week. As someone who suffers from anxiety, my own children’s mental health is a huge priority to me. This year’s theme is Find your Brave and I think it’s the perfect child friendly theme …

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Siblings 2020 – January

Welcome back to another year of the Siblings post. This project originated from Lucy at Dear Beautiful many years ago when blog linkys were a thing and I’m so grateful she started it. It’s a wonderful way to look back on each month. January is a long month. There’s lots of talk about it feeling a bit heavy on the …

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Dolittle Movie Premiere In London

The girls have been asking us to take them to the cinema for ages and what better way to fulfil that request than a trip to London for a film premiere! We had been invited to Cineworld in Leicester Square for the UK Premiere of Dolittle last weekend and we had to dress up as animals. The invitation didn’t specify …

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Baking Cake Pops At Google HQ

This blog post has been a little while in the making this specific day happened back in October 2018 and I’m only just getting the chance to complete it. Sorry! I bet you can imagine the girlies faces when I told them we were heading to London on a train to go to the Google Head Quarters. They were pretty …

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Parenting With Social Anxiety

My name is Jodie and I suffer from Social Anxiety. I have tried on numerous occasions to pinpoint a specific thing that may have started or caused my anxiety. Some sort of trauma in my life. I had a rocky start in life but these were things that happened to me as a baby and not something I remember personally. …

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