Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how you don’t need to wait until your kids are old enough to have a reasoned debate about what it means to be a feminist  to teach them a thing or two. I’ve been looking at a few different ways to create a culture of equality in our home and expand the mind of my mini feminist. We all know that famous quote “Dismantling the patriarchy begins at home”, right? Okay maybe it’s not quite timeless but one day, with a bit of luck. As you might expect we’re very much a ‘let clothes…

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World Book Day 2017 is fast approaching. On March 2nd Children across the country will be dressing up to celebrate their favourite characters and authors. Many schools and nurserys will have a programme of book related activities throughout the week. Now I love books, that’s no secret, I regularly splurge on new reads for Luisa and I’m trying to find more time to read myself. That being said – I’m chronically disorganised so I can see future World Book Days being a bit of a panic. I always have good intentions when it comes to this kind of thing but…

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If you’ve been hanging around here for a year or so, firstly, I love you. Secondly, remember last May when I lost my mind and went absolutely over the top for Luisa’s birthday party? Yeah… it’s that time again. I can’t promise I’ll tone things down this year but I did learn a thing or two. I thought I’d share my wisdom along with some tips from other fab bloggers who have a few more birthday parties under their belts. If you fancy catching up on last years antics I have posts about the gifts, the outfit, the party itself and the…

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One of the best things about the toddler stage is all the new discoveries and milestones. They seem be coming thick and fast with new words, cheeky glances and daring stunts a daily occurrence.   I recently read a post from blogger Emily about how she often meets people who think her toddler shouldn’t be out walking as he’s slow and in their way. This got me thinking and I decided to adopt the same attitude as Emily and let Lu enjoy more time out of the pram – regardless of who was in a rush. Now, obviously I didn’t…

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Today I’ve got a guest post from Fundamentally Children all about different activities and games you can try with your toddler this Christmas. This post isn’t sponsored or anything, I just really like the company as they have a great ethos and share tonnes of great ideas and reviews. Seriously do keep reading because there are some excellent ideas below, I’m definitely going to give ‘Blizzard’ and ‘Snowball Sorter’ a try with Lu.   Fundamentally Children is an organisation dedicated to helping children develop skills through play. We provide independent expert advice on a range of topics including play, toys,…

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