Snuggle Time with Winnie the Pooh Plush Range and Friends

The Snuggle Time Winnie the Pooh Plush range is adorable. I have been a huge Pooh fan since I was little. I even used to play Pooh Sticks all the time. To be given the chance to view our thoughts on the new Snuggle Time Winnie the Pooh Plush range is an awesome opportunity.

Winnie the Pooh is a fictional teddy bear created by one of the best well-known authors A. A Milne. Winnie the Pooh was named after A. A Milnes son Christopher Robin’s teddy bear. As well as his other toys Eeyore, Piglet, Tigger, Roo and Kanga who all make an appearance in the books.

Posh Paws Winnie the Pooh and Friends

The Snuggle time Winnie the Pooh collection from Posh Paws has been made especially for little ones to snuggle. Each character is soft, chunky and floppy, with delicately toned colours, perfect for cuddles.

The Snuggle Time collection comes in Small, medium (12 inch) and large sizes.

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Living Arrows 5/53 (2018)

Here we are on week 5 of Living Arrows. You can catch up on last week’s post here : Living Arrows 4/53.

The idea behind Living Arrows is to celebrate childhood. It’s name is taken from a poem by Kahlil Gibran,

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

The week started off pretty well, baby girl has been picking up lots of phrases and words. She recognises her favourite cartoon characters and goes around calling out Skye, Marshall, Gekko, Owlette! It’s so cute!

From Friday onwards and all weekend she has had a terrible cold and sore throat. She seems to have inherited the way a cold comes out in her from me. Whenever I get a cold I suffer with runny eyes and sore throat. Bless her she’s much better now, but Friday night she wouldn’t stay upstairs and wanted to come down to the living room. My husband and I stayed up with her most of the night comforting her as she was being sick and full of snot. I had about 3 hours sleep before I had to get ready for work at 5am.

Being 28 weeks pregnant and having to work a full day on just 3 hours sleep was challenging. I kept telling myself you are getting prepared for the sleepless nights when the new baby arrives! I kept myself going on chocolate, chips and cheese toasties at work!

Here is a photo of baby girl earlier in the week before the horrible cold arrived, her new favourite thing is to tip her toy basket up and sit on it, that’s when she isn’t trying to get in it!

Living Arrows 5/53

 

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Unique Hobbies for Your Children to Discover in 2018

It’s safe to say that we spend lots of time using various forms of technology, but that’s no excuse for kids not to embrace the outdoors on a regular basis and get plenty of exercise. In this post, we’ll take a look at a few unique hobbies — from outdoor paintball to hiking trips — that can make sure your children stay active this year.

In the digital age, we benefit significantly from the continual evolution of modern technology. While this is definitely a huge advantage for many aspects of everyday life and business, it has also made it a lot easier for the current generation to slip into lazy habits.

These days, children spend less time outside than ever before. In fact, a survey in 2016 showed that three-quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates.

unique hobbies for children in 2018

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

If you feel that your kids are spending too much time glued to screens and would benefit from an outdoor hobby this year, here are a few unique ideas to pique their interest.

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Book Review and Giveaway: Where Have all the Animals Gone?

This past week we have been catching up on reading with this cute little book about a farm and its animals. Where have all the animals gone? is written by Darren Paul Ellis from Lancashire. Who is an airline pilot when he’s not writing.

Having grown up on a smallholding with cows, geese, chickens, goats and a pony this book appealed to me. The big kid I am! I have a love of all farm things and would love to pass some of this onto baby girl. I think already she is an outdoorsy girl like her mum!

Where Have all the Animals Gone?

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Making Brushing Your Teeth Fun For Kids

Thanks to Aimee for this guest post on making brushing your teeth fun for kids.

 

Taking care of kids isn’t for the faint hearted, and morning and bedtime routines can feel like the toughest of battles. Trying to get your child to stand and brush their teeth for 2 minutes twice a day might seem hard enough never mind getting them to have fun as well!

It isn’t always easy but it is crucial to form these good oral care habits from an early age. And they will thank you for it later.

Thankfully kids have the wildest imaginations, so the job doesn’t have to be entirely up to you.

You can share it with – The Tooth Fairy.

Appeal to your child’s fun and vivid imagination by conjuring up this classic and well-loved tale of the magic tooth fairy who collects shiny and healthy teeth in return for rewards. The better story you conjure up, the more your child is going to want to make her happy.

Making Brushing Your Teeth Fun For Kids

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Living Arrows 4/53 (2018)

I’m so proud of myself for regularly keeping up with this year’s Living Arrows. Here we are on week 4 already! You can catch up on last week’s post here – Living Arrows 3/53.

The idea behind Living Arrows is to celebrate childhood. It’s name is taken from a poem by Kahlil Gibran,

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

 

Last week both my husband and myself had a week off work. It’s the first time we have had decent time off together since last October (Christmas we only had two days together). So we started off the week sorting out the garage and unpacking boxes we hadn’t got around to when we moved last June. Finding all the baby stuff out that we had packed away. From Wednesday onwards it was a few days of fun! Well between the heavy Cornish rain showers!

We did manage to get to our park which is right down the road from where we live. It was fun as we were the only ones there! Baby girl loved playing on the swings and she had her first go on the little motorbike. She wasn’t too sure about that.

 

Living Arrows 4/53

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