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Message in a bottle – A beautiful gift!

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It’s here, it’s here. The wonderful Message in A Bottle personalized children’s book we shared about earlier in the summer, has arrived! We were very excited. Me, because I have been honored to be part of the launch team helping to get the

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Lessons in kindness…

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Sometimes as a parent you need to let your kids work life out for themselves, you can’t always be there to solve all their problems for them, you teach them, you lead by example and then you hope they take

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What did the cat say? 

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It’s Saturday. That means I post a funny photo and you get to caption it… Saturday is caption day!  So what did the cat, or the human say?      Please do not copy my work, or use my photos. Thanks © 2016 karen reekieAll Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license

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Fish tank therapy and caring for fish as pets, in your home…

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The children and I recently had a fun morning out, visiting a place where Tetra, the fish and aquatics specialists, were hosting and sharing about fish, how to keep them properly, to help us learn about different breeds of fish,

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Making children take responsibilty for their pets?

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I feel like I run a mini zoo, and no I am not talking about the children in our household but the pets… We currently have  a hamster, two cats, and two rabbits. The snail and the rabbits are “the

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Kidi Superstar – now kids can be a popstar at home!

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If you have a little one that LOVES singing, dancing and making music, and wants to be a superstar, then the Kidi Superstar from Vtech is right up their street.  “VTech’s new Kidi Super Star karaoke microphone and stand uses

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You’re invited! BABY born Celebrates 25th Birthday with Toys R Us party

Zapf Creation’s iconic doll brand BABY born is turning 25 this year. To celebrate, BABY born is hosting a special, free 25th birthday party at Toys R Us in Brent Cross on Saturday 10th September, 12 – 3pm – with

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Taking a supermarket siesta…?

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Ah, the supermarket. Love them or hate them? Drag your kids there to do the weekly shop? Or sit shopping online at home, smugly pretending to be organised (then, if you are like me, who is all smug when I

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Jumbo Banagrams fun in the garden…

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There is some thing fun (and slightly competitive, ahem) about board games or games you can play in a group, and there is a lot of learning, enjoyments and bonding time to be had. We as a family love playing

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10 things motherhood has taught me…

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The lovely Aimee over at MumAmie  has tagged me in a post about 10 things motherhood has taught me with some of her thoughts on what she has learned being a mum and parent. I loved what she has to say. 

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