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Rhyming with Wine is moving…

  So Rhyming with wine is all packed for a trip But we don’t want to give all our readers the slip! We’ll be just over here *waves* We haven’t just gone!!  We’re moving the giggles across to .com We’d love you to visit if you have the time, You bring the cake please, and… Continue reading Rhyming with Wine is moving…

Family · Parenting · pregnancy · Rhyme

Dear Mummy To Be…

My wonderful younger cousin came to visit me a couple of weeks ago, and she is happily expecting her first baby in a couple of months.  Just chatting with her I could feel her excitement, nerves and anticipation, and as a mum of two little ones I felt compelled to share a little bit of… Continue reading Dear Mummy To Be…

Parenting · Rhyme · Toddler

Erm… What have I actually done all day?

This post was first featured 05/02/2016 on the fabulous Meet Other Mums blog page. If you’d like to find out more you can click the link above or the badge below. Thanks for reading…. ….It is twenty to six on a dark winter morning. We’re all snuggled warm in our beds softly snoring. But then, through the silence… Continue reading Erm… What have I actually done all day?

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A Valentine’s rhyme for The Hubby…

Roses are red, violets are blue, Here is a rhyme of the things that you do… You’re called “Daddy Pig” which is quite fair enough, As you really are “rather an expert” at stuff! There’s very few things in the world you can’t do. (Well OK there might be the odd thing or two?) “But… Continue reading A Valentine’s rhyme for The Hubby…

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T’was a morning like no other when at twenty five past six, A little girl peered sheepishly across her Weetabix. She paused for just a moment as she thought of what to say, Then whispered “I don’t want to go to nursery today”. Which came as a surprise as she had so far loved to… Continue reading Hoodwinked!

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And then it started to snow…

Saturday 16th January – A bit after bedtime…. The last time it snowed here was 3 years ago, But you were so tiny you just didn’t know. You can’t have been more than a few short months old, Wrapped up in a snowsuit all safe from the cold. But we bought you a sledge as… Continue reading And then it started to snow…

Parenting · Rhyme · Toddler

The many meanings of “Mmmuuhh!”

Our beautiful boy, you’re now 16 months old. You are smiley and cute and so snuggly to hold. But your tot conversation is somewhat reserved. In fact until now you’ve had only one word… “Mmmuuhh!” With determination, and one outstretched paw. Your insistant “Mmmuuhh!” Means “May I have some MORE?” “Mmmuuhh!” Can mean “MINE!!!” Be… Continue reading The many meanings of “Mmmuuhh!”

Parenting · Rhyme

Wayfair UK – Blog it forward…(A rhyme!)

  Last week I was contacted by Wayfair UK, who asked if I would join in their new #BlogItForward charity project. During the month of December they raised over £2600 and this month they want to do even better. Here’s how it works:  Spread positive cheer by doing a good deed, no matter how big… Continue reading Wayfair UK – Blog it forward…(A rhyme!)

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Harry Potter Studios – A magical visit.

I’ve always been quite a big fan so to speak In fact you might say I’m a H. Potter geek. When I heard of the tour of the film studio, I instantly knew I was desperate to go. Then I read Hello Archie’s fantastic review, And I pleaded with hubby to take me there too. He… Continue reading Harry Potter Studios – A magical visit.

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Winning at dinner with a picky toddler.

I’m not what you’d class as a talented cook. I’m hardly Nigella, but quite like her book. And most of the time I go out of my way, To put something nice on the table each day. Which my baby boy scoffs like a small dinosaur, Stuffing in fresh fruit and veggies galore. But tea… Continue reading Winning at dinner with a picky toddler.