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Here is a super quick five minute craft that you can do with the children for any reason. We make them for birthdays and celebrations, but there is also other, outside the box, ways of using these quick and easy lanterns, for example, does your little one love Frozen? Are they are super hero fan?
-> Continue reading LGC – Five Minute Paper Lanterns
We have so many deliveries in this day and age, which means we have a ton of cardboard boxes coming into our homes. So what can we do with them? Imagination is your limit, but we have a few ideas that can help get you started. Today we want to share a quick project that
-> Continue reading AOC – Cardboard Castle 15 minute Craft
What is more fun for children, (not necessarily us Mums), that a little bit of messy play? Kids love to. Get mucky and it isn’t just good old fun, they learn through touching things and feeling the different textures that they experience whilst doing it. So, what could be more fun than making some sensory
-> Continue reading LGC – Sensory Jelly
It already feels like summer is here, the weather has been amazing. Of course the world is not quite normal right now and we are all in a state of uncertainty. Being in a lockdown is a strange state of affairs and we are hoping to bring to you some ideas to help keep you
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I’ve spoken to lots of friends over the last few weeks and every single one of them has said to me that they feel as if they are putting weight on. Of course we are all in the same boat, our movement in general has been reduced drastically, which is bound to have an effect
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A lot of the waste that we have from our kitchen, that comes from fresh food, can actually be used to grow more food and its surprisingly simple. Spring Onions If, like me, your partial to a spring onion or two, then you may have wondered if there is anything that you can do with
-> Continue reading LGO – Growing Kitchen Scraps
We e going to be bringing you lots of fun crafty ideas to keep the kids busy, not just during the lock-down/isolation, (but let’s face it, we all need that), but further afield. The crafts will be everything from games you can make to sensory items, toys to educational activities. The series will be called
-> Continue reading Let’s Get Crafty (LGC)
The world is gripped with such horror and uncertainty right now, its frightening, but you don’t need any more posts telling you about what’s happening out there, our social media streams are filled with hundreds of posts and everywhere we go online there is more to be seen. So, in an effort to embrace my
-> Continue reading Let’s Get Organised (LGO) – Reducing Waste
Every year it becomes increasingly more difficult to find something personal, affordable and unique to give little ones as gifts. This year however, there is an option that will make little ones smile with glee and excitement, especially if they love books! It’s Your Story is a fantastic website that allows you to create a
-> Continue reading Product Review – It’s Your Story, Personalised Story Book
The age old game of Top Trumps is quite synonymous with Christmas and being the perfect stocking filler for kids and grown ups alike. However, younger children have missed out on this great traditions because the game is just too advanced for them. Not any more! Top Trumps Juniors has come to the recuse, providing
-> Continue reading Product Review – Top Trumps Juniors
Who is in The Motherhood Family
We are a mixed bunch, but work well together and have plenty of fun
Mum to Nathan, 13, writer, cake baker, cat lover, and former tea room owner, now runs The Motherhood. Interests include music, driving, travel, crafts, geeky stuff and sleeping. Avid tea and coffee drinker. Likes giraffes and hates rope bridges and bananas.
Former magazine owner who has rubbed shoulders with many a star, now is writing for The Motherhood about being a first time parent, juggling studying art, writing and toddler wrangling. Loves board games and rum, dislikes snowflake culture online.
If its technology related, then Gavin will know about it. PC gamer, YouTube watcher, and boyfriend to Vicky. Loves anything geeky related, Milky Way Crispy Rolls, Hardstyle music and long lie ins. Dislikes Logan Paul, with a passion.