After the rather wet and miserable start to Spring last week this week has been lovely so far! The children have enjoyed being able to get out into the garden and play in their sandpits and kick a football around too. Earlier this week I got the tuff spot out…

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I’m thrilled to be kicking off a series across a number of bloggers – all about collective nouns and getting creative with them! I love collective nouns, a real gem in the English language as so many have interesting names that you really would never guess at. I’m first to…

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I’ll be honest and say that we don’t really go in for Valentine’s day in any big way here, but today at Football the theme was Valentine’s Day and the children are more aware of it, so I thought I would pick up a few things to set up a…

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Over the past few weeks Mr D has been really struggling with keeping some of those big emotions in check. It’s really hard to stay calm and to understand that something bigger is going on, either emotionally or developmentally and I know that I haven’t handled the challenges well all…

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As a parent there are things that you really don’t want to think about, things like your children being hurt, but it is important to educate them and one of the things I’ve been thinking about for a while now is the idea of stranger danger. I was sent a…

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