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Night Terrors in Children

I think I may have found the solution to why S sometimes wakes us up screaming and crying and is almost inconsolable – Night Terrors. Image from yourchildhealthy.blogspot.com Some years ago, S began a weird ‘phase’ where she would go … Continue reading

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Hogs Back Geocaching

We needed some fresh air so headed off to the Hogs Back today to do some more of a figure-of-8 that we did some of last year (or was it the year before?  Time flies).  Hubby packed up lunch and … Continue reading

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Nixies Mermaid(s)

I’m doing this review not because someone sent me one of these dolls to test, but because S was bought one for her birthday and loved it.  In fact, we got one for N for her birthday too as the … Continue reading

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Hamming it up by the Thames

We haven’t been out geocaching for a while so as hubby was off today, we had a look around for some local(ish) caches and headed out to Old Windsor to pick a few up and have a walk by the … Continue reading

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Bored opening too many presents?

‘Tis the season to put even more pictures of what you are doing up on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (among others).  We see stacks of presents and numerous photos of Christmas dinner. Really? I guess it’s the same people who … Continue reading

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Santa Special Train

We took the girls along today to Mizen’s Miniature Railway in Woking to ride on the Santa Special trains.  They were very excited and we had booked our slot early to make sure we got as close to Christmas as … Continue reading

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First ever Build-A-Bear

Yesterday we were sorting out the presents the girls would be getting with their Christmas money (they always get some in advance of Christmas from a family friend).  N decided she wanted a Barbie with wings from Amazon so I … Continue reading

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Not box(ing) clever

I’ve been slightly frustrated by a couple of presents my girls received for their birthdays. Don’t get me wrong, the gifts were well received and made the girls happy, but from the perspective of a parent, I am a bit … Continue reading

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Oh no they didn’t….

oh yes they did.  Love panto that is.  Sorry pantomime.  I keep being corrected by my 3 year old on that. Yesterday a group of us mums (and a dad) from school headed off to see Aladdin in Woking.  It featured … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap

Yesterday, while hubby entertained N (S was at school still), I snuck (that is a real word surely?) off to the bedroom and wrapped up the stocking presents for the girls.  This was the last bit of wrapping I had … Continue reading

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