Norfolk Blueberry Picking in Covid Times

July 26, 2020

Yesterday we went blueberry picking at Fairgreen Farms, near King’s Lynn, Norfolk. We visited Fairgreen Farms for some pick your own blueberry fun last year, so we were familiar with the set up. Being outside, we thought it would be a reasonably safe post-lockdown activity to do as a family. I’ve been really anxious throughout this pandemic and haven’t been inside a shop since early…

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Dear M, Now You Are Four

May 23, 2020

I think I’ve probably started every birthday letter to you in a similar way, but I cannot believe that you are four! You are becoming more and more grown up every day. I’m so pleased that I have written these letters to you each year, to record how you have grown into the wonderful person that you are. A year ago, I couldn’t have begun…

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Superworm EYFS Activity Afternoon

May 9, 2020

Earlier this week I had an email from Scholastic sharing some of the FREE Julia Donaldson-related resources they’ve produced for 3-5 and 5-7 year olds. So we thought we’d try out the Superworm EYFS activity. I have two girls, B, aged just-turned-two and M, very-nearly-four. We made our own Superworms which turned into belts, then dug for ‘treasure’ in the soil in our back garden,…

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Shop Eco #StandWithSmall with Etsy {AD}

April 14, 2020

This post contains affiliate links so I will receive a small payment if you shop via one of them – but it won’t cost you any extra. During lockdown I’ve been unsure as to how I should behave as a consumer. On the one hand, I want delivery drivers to be out and about as little as possible, but on the other hand, small businesses…

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Dear B, Now You Are Two

March 15, 2020

Dear B, Happy birthday! It is hard to believe that already two whole years have passed since you were born, and yet, you seem so grown up that it is really not that surprising. You continue to amaze us every day with your speech and your understanding; only yesterday I was reading The Singing Mermaid to you, and as the mermaid chose to go with…

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Fantasy February at Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure {AD}

February 19, 2020

Yesterday we were invited to visit Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure park, Norfolk. During half term week (17th – 23rd February), they’re offering 50% off the on-the-gate ticket price to anyone under the age of 16 who dresses up for the Fantasy February event. Roarr! are also running a number of lovely activities during the week, from storytelling sessions to crafting, all following the fantasy theme. You’d…

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Living Arrows 52/52 {2019}

December 30, 2019

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up…

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Hi, I’m Jules. I’m a 30-something teacher, currently at home being mum to M, four, and three year old B.

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