How Would Your Children Answer These 20 Questions? | AD

I have seen so many people sharing interview style posts of twenty questions for their children and I just had to get involved! I’ve never interviewed the children before and Little Man wasn’t interested in participating this time either, but I printed off this handy 20 questions to ask your children worksheet from Shepherds Friendly

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The Things You Realise You Can’t Remember

Through life it’s natural to forget things. You forget things to help you move on and deal with life, you forget things as they’re just not that important to remember and I firmly believe that you forget things when your head is just too full and there is something new to remember in its place.

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The Childhood Trauma of Face Paint

All children love face paint, don’t they? LP and Little Man have always loved having their faces painted and seeing the glee on a child’s face when they’ve sat in that face painting chair for what seems like hours to then see their finished masterpiece of a face in the mirror is a wonderful thing.

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Each Day is the Start of Something New

A few days ago, on one of Little Man’s first days of preschool, I was at work, watching the world go by outside. As I was watching a lady walked past, with a baby in a pushchair and a toddler following behind, doing that toddle waddle that they do for a few months after learning

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When the Sky Finally Meets the Grass

I have hazy memories of being a young child, flashes of recollection here and there. Moment from preschool, from Reception class and those primary school years beyond. But one thing I remember clearly is drawing as a child. I would draw and colour everything, loving to be creative and loving to make my mark on

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The Power of 90cm and Childhood

When a baby is tiny they learn so quickly. They learn to smile, to roll over, to sit up, to crawl and before long they are standing up and running around all over the place. Children grow so quickly and before long they are wanting to learn new things, get that bit bigger and to

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The Changing Times of Music

On a Sunday recently I was driving home when I suddenly got quite nostalgic and a little bit sad, both at the same time. Why? Because I realised I was listening to the Sunday Music Chart on the radio and I’d heard the words ‘also based on music downloads’. You see, as a child the

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LP’s First Trip to the Cinema

Last weekend we were lucky enough to be invited along to a preview of Disney’s Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, a movie special that launches the all-new animated television series launching on Disney XD later this month.

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Kicking Up Leaves

Last week we went to Virginia Water again and this time took Dave’s Mum, the Kids’ Nanny with us for the walk. Nanny loves walking and so we walked all the way around the lake which exhausted me, up hills with the pushchairs and no real break apart from grabbing a cup of tea –

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