Holiday, Celebrate! (Part 2)

handprintI could certainly do with a Holiday myself after the week I’ve just had, working full time and being a mum to a teething tot are not compatible! As promised, here is the second part of my guide to what to do with the kids over the holidays.
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Holiday, Celebrate! (Part 1)

Empty swingBaby Birthday celebrations take three. A picnic in the park with the NCT crowd. Really nice plan but at the moment it looks like rain. Typical. Still I am ready with my party bags and a brolly.

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Bonjour Mes Amis

dandelionAfter my first full week back at work I’m pooped. I’m not sure I’ll be up to anything creative this weekend however I do have to make seven party bags for one year olds without falling foul of a circle of yummy mummies, so a certain amount of creative thinking will be involved!
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Not The World Cup

birthday candlesWhat to do for the first birthday of your first born child? This is the dilemma currently facing me. He is not going to remember it and yet it marks such a special occasion. Current plans are three fold: This weekend starts the celebrations with a picnic in the park with the grandparents and it looks like we’re going to have the weather for it.  Continue reading

Sweet April showers do spring May flowers

Smog and traffic“The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.”   Mark Twain

The warmer weather brings with it smog and this year it is mixed with sand making the air quality particularly poor. But don’t despair, hopefully it will have blown over by the weekend, just in time for the Oxford and Cambridge boat race. Seen one boat race, seen them all? Try something else instead. Continue reading