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Chores 2.0

Not so long ago, I shared a photo of the boys doing their after dinner chores – washing dishes, cleaning the table and sweeping the floor. I got messages from people saying what a great idea it was, asking me the best age to start chores AND how to even get children to willingly do their chores. I already wrote a blog about chores for … Continue reading Chores 2.0

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Activity: La Petite Poule Rousse

Our topic theme this half term is Fantastic Fiction. We have been reading Anansi stories, performing poetry and gameschooling traditional stories! Now while I may not be a French speaker, I strive to give the children a bilingual experience whenever possible because I do agree with W (8) that it’s important for children to speak more than one language. Which is why, when I discovered … Continue reading Activity: La Petite Poule Rousse

Valentine’s Day – Love Yourself (Kids)

Last week was Children’s Mental Health Week in the UK, the theme was ‘Express Yourself’ but it also got me thinking about well being for children and what that looks like, which is why our theme for Valentine’s Day 2021 will be ‘Love Yourself’. I hope today’s blog will inspire you to have a great Valentine’s Day with your children. Valentine’s Day for kids? Growing … Continue reading Valentine’s Day – Love Yourself (Kids)

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…

Christmas season is just around the corner (or already here for those of us who couldn’t wait!). With 2020 being the year it has been and many countries across Europe returning to a second lockdown, Christmas this year is going to look different for a lot of us. With that in mind, I’m pleased to announce that Little Londoners is back and I will be … Continue reading It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…

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Thirteen DIY Halloween Ideas

It’s October, autumn is officially here and Halloween is just around the corner. Still stuck on the perfect way to celebrate the season in a way that is unoffensive and affordable? Well, look no further because I have rounded up the best thirteen DIY Halloween Ideas that the internet has to offer. 1. Swap coats for cloaks 2. DIY Costume: Family 3. Spooky Lanterns 4. … Continue reading Thirteen DIY Halloween Ideas

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TCKs & Socialisation

It’s 2020, the world is in chaos and as society moves increasingly online I am worried about one thing. Socialisation. My children do not need to be socialised. But, it’s time I recognise they are TCKs & socialisation will be heavily influenced by this fact. A simple solution to this is social media. However, they are too young to be exposed to the digital world. … Continue reading TCKs & Socialisation

What kind of parent do you want to be?

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Parenting is like Raising Aliens. You’re just thrust into an unknown situation. Helping these ‘alien’ beings navigate the world. While also trying to keep everybody alive. There isn’t any secret to being the best parent in the world, you can only be the best parent for your family. So, what does that look like? What kind … Continue reading What kind of parent do you want to be?