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Nursing Box Ideas To Keep Your Toddler Entertained

Preparing to bring a new arrival home from hospital is an important task and one area I have been thinking about is something that will help to make Jake feel included and entertained whilst I am nursing his baby brother; a nursing box. This will be a special box that he can go to at anytime for when he is feeling bored or possibly left out and will keep him happily occupied whilst I am otherwise engaged. I know he will have a good understanding at his age but it will all still be very strange and new to him and as he has been the only child for 4 years I want him to feel as though his needs are also being thought about. 

So, I have had a little hunt around on the internet to find items that will suit his needs and these are what have grabbed my attention and are going on my wishlist. Continue reading “Nursing Box Ideas To Keep Your Toddler Entertained”

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Tips for Travelling with Kids

You’re probably thinking ‘why on earth would I want to travel with the kids?!’ Although it sounds like a task riddled in stress and frequent nagging, from both sides, it’s actually important to include your children in your travels plans, and it doesn’t have to be as stressful as it sounds. Continue reading “Tips for Travelling with Kids”

The Ideal Finishing Touches For Boys’ Bedrooms

Updating my home has become quite a hobby for me now and my latest projects have certainly kept me busy. I love looking at themes and making my house a home and this extends to every room in the house. We have recently added new touches to Jake’s room because he still had the nursery look and we felt it was time to give him a toddler room. Now his room is completed I have now turned my attention to the nursery ready for Continue reading “The Ideal Finishing Touches For Boys’ Bedrooms”

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How To Give Your Nursery The Wow Factor

One of the most exciting parts of welcoming a new baby is getting to decorate the nursery. Making space in your home for the new baby to occupy makes everything feel very real, and wondering who will be coming along to fill the room is part of the anticipation around meeting your child for the first time. What can you do to make the nursery unique and lift your décor out of the ordinary? Here are the latest hot trends in nurseries that you can use to welcome your little one into the world: Continue reading “How To Give Your Nursery The Wow Factor”

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When Your Boy Really Turns into a Boy!

We’ve gradually made our way through the stages. The terrible two’s weren’t too bad and I would have to say this threenager stage has been much worse but now I have found myself wandering into new territory, a place where my child is testing and pushing boundaries more than he ever has done before. Yep, Jake is turning into a proper boy!

It’s been a change over the last 2 weeks and Continue reading “When Your Boy Really Turns into a Boy!”

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Time Is Ticking Away But Are You Prepared?

When you’re raising a family, you should always be looking towards the future. I know, people say to live in the moment, and that’s great, but you have to make sure that you are doing what you can to ensure a fantastic quality of life for your family. There are various ways to do this, and we’re going to look at some of the options. Continue reading “Time Is Ticking Away But Are You Prepared?”

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Helping To Develop Your Child Through Sensory Play

One of the best ways to encourage children to learn and develop is to make the experience fun, and enjoyable, which is why sensory play can play a crucial part in the development of your child. There is an excellent article online which explains the importance of this type of play and the benefits that it has for children, and may give you some ideas to ignite the imagination of your child.

Here is a summary of what sensory play is and how it is essential for your child to develop as they should. Continue reading “Helping To Develop Your Child Through Sensory Play”