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5 Simple Halloween Treats (not Sweets!) for Busy Parents

This week I’m hosting a fab guest post from the lovely Alice who blogs over at Letters To My Daughter. I came across Alice’s blog a few weeks ago and really liked her style of writing so cheekily asked her if she’d like to guest post here at Buzymum as I’m struggling for time at… Continue reading 5 Simple Halloween Treats (not Sweets!) for Busy Parents

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8 Ways to Encourage Your Reluctant Reader

I have a reluctant reader aged 9 and I’m currently trying to encourage her to read more in the hope that she will love it! She has always enjoyed ‘story time’, loving many beautifully illustrated children’s story books and is keen to choose new books from the library, but not to read herself. She will… Continue reading 8 Ways to Encourage Your Reluctant Reader

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Paragliding with the Whole Family in Ölüdeniz, Turkey

The absolute highlight of our holiday in Ölüdeniz, Turkey, was paragliding! Something that we have never done before, but the first thing we’ll be booking to do again when we can! Everyone in our family party of six took the challenge, from The Boy (6) to Grandma! If you stay in or near Ölüdeniz, this is… Continue reading Paragliding with the Whole Family in Ölüdeniz, Turkey

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Our Stay at Liberty Hotels Lykia, Ölüdeniz, Turkey

We spent two weeks of our summer holiday this year in Turkey, staying at the Liberty Hotel Lykia that came highly recommended by friends who have returned there on several occasions. We arrived with high expectations of fabulous food, plenty of things to do and glorious weather. I can safely say that we were not… Continue reading Our Stay at Liberty Hotels Lykia, Ölüdeniz, Turkey

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Now We’re Not Moving, We’re Obsessed With Improving!!

A few weeks ago, we came to our senses and decided not to move. Currently living over the road from K’s new school and being walking distance from pretty much everything, finally made us realise that moving was a bad idea, at least for now! So we took the house off of the market and… Continue reading Now We’re Not Moving, We’re Obsessed With Improving!!

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Reaping the Rewards of ‘Growing Your Own’ with Kids!

So, we did all the hard work a few months ago, planting our kitchen garden and now we are beginning to reap the rewards of growing our own veg! Here’s how we did it! The great thing with this whole project has been the enthusiasm of the kids (mostly K) to water, weed and protect… Continue reading Reaping the Rewards of ‘Growing Your Own’ with Kids!

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The Countdown to High School Has Begun!

Seven years of infant/ primary school are coming to an end. The countdown to high school has begun. The final weeks of term are set to be a series of events, marking the year group’s departure, their achievements and waving them off to their new schools. The residential trip is looming, for many, the longest… Continue reading The Countdown to High School Has Begun!