Review: Jaques of London educational toys

I adore wooden toys. There’s just something so lovely and magical about them. They’re also durable, sturdy and have a wonderful texture compared to plastic toys. I just can’t believe how fast this year has gone by. It’s almost Christmas already! Three lockdowns later and we can finally get the chance to have a proper […]

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How to celebrate Chinese New Year in lockdown + lantern craft activity

The Wandering Mother Blog | Chinese New Year Craft Activities

Chinese New Year & Lunar New Year (Friday 12th February 2021) Chinese New Year is also known as the Lunar New Year, Spring Festival or Tết (Vietnamese). It is greatly celebrated worldwide by those of Chinese and Asian heritage. It’s like the equivalent to celebrating January 1st but following the lunar (moon) calendar… yes, that’s […]

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Marcus Rashford launches new website to support families over Christmas Holidays

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Marcus Rashford MBE and the Child Food Poverty Taskforce have launched a new website; http://www.endchildfoodpoverty.org on December 18th, coinciding with the transmission of a new BBC documentary which has been following his campaigning efforts to tackle child food poverty. The website has two main aims. Firstly, to help vulnerable families and children to find support […]

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Book Review: Big Splash Circus by Karina Choudhrie

The Wandering Mother Blog | The Big Splash Circus Book Review

There’s no surprise – we love reading a new book. My children’s school teacher may argue otherwise as I never seem to read the school books with the kiddos (I do, but it’s sporadic) but they love getting a brand new book to read. The kids have a good collection but there’s always room for […]

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Review: Sing My Name Personalised Kids’ Alarm Clock

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Waking up in the mornings – especially during the winter season – can be really challenging for both adults and children. Those cold, dark mornings make you just want to lie in bed for a few minutes longer, don’t they? If you have little ones that struggle with morning wakeups, it might be a good […]

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Review: GlowArt Kids’ LED Light Up Drawing Board

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Christmas is coming!  I am counting down the weeks already! It’s the only time of the year that I really plan for – the Christmas dinner, the tree, the colour scheme for the tree decorations… everything! There’s something really magical about the festive season and I love it. We need all the magic, hope and […]

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Natasha Kaplinsky to host star-studded virtual event to benefit Barnardo’s

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Broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky will host an evening of festive song and spoken word to raise money for Barnardo’s as part of the charity’s Christmas campaign, known as ‘Kidsmas’. The Kidsmas Live event will be broadcast from St. John’s Smith Square on December 1 and will feature virtual performances from several of the charity’s children’s choir […]

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Review: Bloomsbury Mill Winter Wonderland Duvet Set

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Bring on the festive season! Can you believe it’s only SIX WEEKS UNTIL CHRISTMAS 2020 has come and (almost) gone as quickly as a blink of an eye… and despite the country going back into lockdown, I feel that businesses have been able to handle things a little better this time around. There are more […]

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We LOVE Kidbrooke’s Cator Park North Adventure Playground!

If you’ve never been to Cator Park Adventure Playground before then it’s definitely one park that you need to add onto your little bucket list of local outdoor places to visit with the kids. I wrote a post last year about the launch of the Cator Park playground but wasn’t able to attend as I […]

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