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5 Goals to Grow my Blog Organically

It’s the start of 2017, and I’ve been blogging for just over two months.  Despite my impatience and perfectionist self-critic, I’ve actually achieved quite a lot in those ten short weeks.  It’s certainly been a very steep leaning curve. The biggest challenge of all has been actually putting myself out there.  For so long I toyed…

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All About My Christmas – Blog Tag

Christmas is nearly upon us.  Its just a twinkle away. And, as we all wind down to celebrate the festivities, I thought I’d jump on the Christmas Tag bandwagon (or should that be sleigh). Prudence, over at Adventures In Homeschool kindly nominated me.  Go over and visit her blog when you get a chance, its…

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My Ten Favourite Christmas Songs

Gathering all the toys and books for Bee’s Christmas shelves got me thinking about my favourite Christmas songs. I really wanted a donkey for the shelves.  Donkeys, for me, are very Christmassy. I remember watching my brother playing the donkey in the school nativity one year.  I think I’d been ill and missed out on…

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Christmas Books for a Toddler

At 16 months, Baby Bee loves books. Not just her books, but any books – mine, the books at La Leche League meetings, magazines, lists, even leaflets through the letterbox.  We’ve had to stop going to music club at the library because all Bee wants to do is climb behind the leader and pull all…

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Christmas Play Environment for a Toddler 

I updated Baby Bee’s toy shelves this week.  Since September, her toys have been Autumn themed, with just a few additions along the way following Bee’s developing interests and skills.  But now we’ve tipped over into December, I’ve given them a sprinkling of Christmas magic. Bee has just turned 16 months, and her main focuses…

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Christmas Gifts for Mamas

Second in my series of Christmas Gift guides is my list of gifts for mamas.  Read my first, a gift guide for an 18 month old, here. I’m utterly hopeless at coming up with ideas of things I would like when people ask me for a wish list.  I’m far too practical, and can only…