Monthly Archives: September 2012

Great Halloween Costumes for Twins

Dealing with the day-to-day grind of baby twins is pretty full on. More than pretty full-on, actually. But one of the huge perks is that you get to dress them up in hilarious matching outfits. I don’t need the excuse of Halloween to put them into skeleton babygros or pumpkin hats; that’s the kind of […]

Tin Can Xylophone

Making instruments with kids means double the fun. First you get all the pleasure of putting together your own customized music-maker. And then you can bash it really loudly! And form a band with your mates! We adore this tin can xylophone – team it with a couple of home-made maracas and a kazoo, and […]

The Lunch Bunch

You know what I’m obsessed with? Even more than poking through plush houses on Rightmove, or finding out what British TV shows I know various members of the cast of Game of Thrones from? Looking at other mum’s lunchboxes. Sure, it’s an exercise in self-flagellation (you cut those watermelon stars every morning?), but it can […]

Hello. I Love You. Will You Please Go Away.

One of the most difficult aspects of having kids for me, wasn’t the pushing, the nappy changing or the sleepless nights, but dealing with a steady stream of guests. I had had a rough couple of births, and ended up with stitches in all quarters. In hospital, I didn’t really notice visitors; I was dosed […]

Wings of Desire

I might be slack, but I’m a huge fan of home-made fancy-dress costumes. Shop-bought outfits are fine, but most of them look like they cost about 10p to put together, and that they’ll burst into flames if your kid stands even vaguely near a radiator. So I’m going to give these super-cute wings a go. […]

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