I think we can safely say we have officially entered Halloween season. Dark foggy mornings, endless drizzle and warm cosy jumpers and scarves at the ready. As half term fast approaches I am starting to think about fun activities to do with the kids and pumpkin picking and carving is an obvious choice, with the... Continue Reading →
As a mum it can often be hard to find the time to really focus on you and what you want to achieve in life other than raising happy children. For the last two year I had been content with being a stay at home mum with plenty to keep my occupied with two under... Continue Reading →
It’s been a crazy few weeks preparing for start of the new term and getting back to a routine after summer, but in-between all the madness I had the pleasure of speaking with Hampshire Mum Laura who writes an incredible blog called Dear Bear and Beany. I am sure many of you will have come... Continue Reading →
We missed this event but there is nothing quite like good old honest traditional fun and duck racing is just that! This local Hampshire event sounded like a great day out with kids.
Dear Mummy, we took our rubber ducks out of the bath water and into the River Test for the annual Duck Race in Overton, Hampshire. The “Great Overton Duck Race” is run to raise funds for St Mary’s Hall.
It began as a one-off event, but has since become something of an annual occurrence, raising in excess of £12,000 for the hall’s facilities so far. A whole day of sitting and playing down by the river on the bank holiday sounds like a very relaxing activity. It was also a special day as it was my mummy’s birthday.
We set off early to find a clearing by the side of the bank to lay out our picnic blanket and camping chairs. In our eagerness we were the first family there and watched the organisers time trial the ducks on the water. I also took the opportunity to road test…well water test…
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I was wondering when it would happen, the wacky toddler obsessions, when all they want is a particular kind of toy and everything in their life revolves around it. I was relieved when Peppa Pig failed to fully grab the imagination of my daughter, she still enjoyed Peppa Pig World, has a few Peppa toys... Continue Reading →