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A Toddlers Guide To Moving House.

By Rhyming with Wine Gums aged 4 3/4  And introducing Rhyming with Midget Gems aged 2 3/4. Now and then our grown ups get these things called “itchy feet”. But rather than just scratching them – they choose to change their street. They get this sudden feeling that the place we know as home, No… Continue reading A Toddlers Guide To Moving House.

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The Monster That Lives In The Bin…

Dear daughter…. I’m sorry to tell you this way, But a hideous crime was committed today. You discovered yourself as you went in the bin. *deep breath* That a piece of your artwork had somehow got in?? Half in shock, and perplexed as to how it got there! I was stuck without words, only able… Continue reading The Monster That Lives In The Bin…

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The Time According To Toddlers.

A Toddler is a tricky beast at things concerning time. Their lack of punctuality is basically a crime. The concept of “a hurry” will fall mostly on deaf ears. And waiting for five minutes will feel more like twenty years. In general our small people don’t grasp time or what it’s for. So when it… Continue reading The Time According To Toddlers.

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C25K… and Maybe Just A Touch Less Cake #2

Couch to 5K – Time To Get This Cake-Muncher Moving! C25K is all about getting you from your couch to being able to run 5k.  I like my couch.  We go way back.  It was there for me at that moment when Negan introduced us all to Lucille.  And in Fortitude when Shirley did the… Continue reading C25K… and Maybe Just A Touch Less Cake #2

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Supermum. (A Parody of Julia Donaldon’s Superworm).

It no secret that I am a huge fan / bordering on groupie of Julia Donaldson and her incredible children’s books.  They say that imitation is the ultimate form of flattery, which makes me very complimentary indeed as Supermum (A Parody of “Superworm”) is now my third parody of her work.  I also need to mention… Continue reading Supermum. (A Parody of Julia Donaldon’s Superworm).

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Maybe Just A Touch Less Cake? #1

Less Cake.  Moi? I know what you’re thinking. In fact my lovely blogfriends at Absolutely Prabulous & Shank You Very Much once heard me say something similar and said this: @HeatherKeet @rhymingwithwine @lisapomerantz @naptimenatter @Pickle_Mom that’s hilarious! Hold the front page. Dawn. Did. Not. Eat. Cake. — Absolutely Prabulous (@AbPrabulous) March 14, 2017 You see… Continue reading Maybe Just A Touch Less Cake? #1