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Raising Bilingual Children

Share Tweet to @mummykindoffhttps://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js It’s no secret to those of you that know us that, ever since Olivia was born, we have been trying to raise her bilingually.   Throughout my pregnancy I was adamant on this (even before I was pregnant I wanted my children to learn other languages and be brought up bilingually […]

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Schooling in the UK and Denmark…

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff This is a topic that has always fascinated me… The UK, for all of its strict, formalised education system, isn’t doing as well as it should be. In fact, the UK’s PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) results demonstrate that we have fallen behind to 26 other countries in Maths, and […]

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12 things I’ve learned in 12 months of being a mum

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Somehow, my teeny tiny person is a year old this month. It seems like yesterday that I was panicking about breaking her every time I touched her, and it’s a little crazy to me that she’s gone from this tiny human on the left, to the cheeky monkey on the right […]

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Our Favourite Fiesta Crafts toys!

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Fiesta Crafts create traditional toys with fun contemporary twists! They design and manufacturer toys that help children to develop their creative, imaginative, communication and language skills. Here are some of Mummykind’s tried and tested favourites!   Push N Roll Toys…   For walking, for crawling – a perfect developmental toy. The […]

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Approaching Three: Toddler to Preschooler

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff My baby. My little baby. HE’S ABOUT TO TURN THREE. I’m not sure how but it’s really happening and here are some of my thoughts: The birthday is approaching fast and this year it’s different, he is aware and he is quite excited. He has requested a “beautiful butterfly” cake because […]

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My D.I.Y. fun toddler games part 1

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff As you will see from my other blogs, I’m a big fan of ‘make do and mend’ and ‘do-it-yourself’ crafts, to save some pennies. I did buy my daughter some flashcards from an online shop, with a number of different pictures and words on, (which she really likes), but I thought […]

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5 Books to Read With Your Kids Before They Start School

My son is now a bit older and he has started  taking some level of interest in books, particularly those with a solid rhyme scheme and a lot of repetition. I’m no expert but I think the anticipation of me repeating a line or phrase that he knows is really exciting and he often squeals with delight when he knows what the next line is.

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