Monthly Archives: May 2011

Where Has My Little Girl Gone? Questioning the Way We Bring Up Girls.

My eldest daughter has just turned 7 .  She will soon be going to Junior school and moving away from Early Education, my area of expertise.  I am not overly worried about her growing up too soon but  I am sure … Continue reading

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A break from the routine sometimes helps

I’ve been away for the weekend with my friends whilst my husband  looked after the girls. It was touch and go whether I would go as he has a broken foot and dealing with a temperamental 2 year old and … Continue reading

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Lego Games – Just for Boys?

The good people at Netmums have been kind enough to let me and my 7 year old daughter review  a Lego game.  I say ‘kind’ because the original request went out to boys.  Strange, I thought, I’ve always thought of … Continue reading

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Are Twos Really Terrible?

The bedroom door opens and a loud and enthusiastic voice proudly announces that she has opened her own door. She attempts to climb over everyone in the bed  asks for covers and then announces that she is hungry and wants … Continue reading

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And the winners are…….

Thanks to all those who entered  the Leapfrog Maths Adventure to the Moon DVD competion and congratulations to the winners Laura Steward,  Gabrielle Svensson and MJ McNair. Enjoy Rachel

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Toddler Takeover @At-Bristol

I’ve had a really fabulous day out with my 2 year old and her friend at the bi-monthly Toddler Takeover at At-Bristol.  At-Bristol is an interactive science centre with over 300 hands on exhibits.   The Toddler Takeover is a themed day targeted at … Continue reading

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Children’s Parties – No More Party Bags Please

  Party season has arrived again in our household.  My eldest has just had her 7th birthday and most of her class are spring and summer born babies so we now have an endless run.   In her book bag today … Continue reading

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