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PRETEND PLAY (and why it's so important)

Posted by SARAH CULLUM on

PRETEND PLAY (and why it's so important)

Watching your little one play pretend with their dolls can be so ridiculously cute! The little stories they make up and the way they mother-hen (or father-hen) their dolls show us just how much they notice and learn from what they see in the world around them.Playing with dolls offers our children opportunities to develop so many different, important skills. For example, by swaddling or feeding their baby doll, your child is learning to take care of a loved one and develop their sense of of empathy. Setting up certain scenes can assist in developing their creativity and imagination too. Getting...

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Kids Aprons

Posted by SARAH CULLUM on

Kids Aprons

Whether you're using these amazing kid's aprons for dress ups / imaginative play, baking or painting - they're sure to get messy at some stage! We use ours for painting so I do love seeing it with paint all over it, it's the sign of a fun time right? BUT, I wanted to show you that having a white apron doesn't necessarily mean it will stay dirty... so here it is:1. Simply spray any stains with your fave stain remover (I use napisan)2. Put through the wash with your usual detergent3. Voila!! Out it comes, bright and shiny as new....

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How To TopKnot

Posted by SARAH CULLUM on

How To TopKnot

Trying to figure out how to get the PERFECT topknot was something that took me a while to get down pat - #boymum over here! But eventually I mastered a way that works for me and will hopefully work for you. I have tested this out on my three year old son who hated every second of it, so I totally understand how hard it can be to do this on an actual child who loves to be independent and is full of sass or attitude!! Topknot headbands are generally made of stretchy materials which mean you could try using your...

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