Lockdown

I have put together this temporary “Lockdown” category to help any local (and not so local) Mums survive this crazy time.

I am adding new posts as often as I can but I have also included some older posts that I think might help too.

Wilson Pits Nature Reserve, Rushden

Following our great day out yesterday at Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadow Reserve we headed to the opposite end of the trail which starts at Rushden…

Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadow Reserve

With the slight easing of lockdown a week ago I finally plucked up the courage to get the boys out of the house. The courage…

Recommended Board Games

Snakes & Ladders
Splendor
My First Scrabble
Scrabble
Dobble
Payday
Mario Kart Monopoly
Junior Monopoly
Cluedo
The Game Of Life
Chess
Harry Potter Cluedo
Jenga
Pictionary
Going Underground
Star Wars Monopoly
Hoot Owl Hoot
Carcassonne
Football Game
Uno
Skip Bo
Exploding Kittens Card Game
Ludo
Super Mario Monopoly

Toucanbox Code And Review

To get 50% off your first box follow this link and enter toucanBox code: toucanshire About a month before we went into lockdown, I signed…

Sum Swamp Addition & Subtraction Game Review

Perfectly timed for lockdown Flinn was gifted a new board game – Sum Swamp Addition and Subtraction Game from Learning Resources. During the last week…

The Funny Things Mums Have Learnt From Lockdown

There is no doubt that we are all going to come out of lockdown having learnt a few things about ourselves, our kids, our lifestyle…

Northants Craft Suppliers on Etsy

As we are all stuck at home, many of us are turning to art & craft to pass the time. The convenience of popping to Hobby Craft or your other local favourite craft store is not an option at the moment so any supplies need to be obtained online.

My Surviving Lockdown Essentials (as a mum of 3)

Being housebound has been a learning experience. I have put together my list of surviving lockdown essentials that has helped me get through as a Mum of 3.

Best Board Games for Kids Voted By Mums

We are a good few weeks into being stuck at home with the kids and are all starting to feel a little crazy! It’s hard to think of ways to keep the kids entertained, especially if they are of different ages.

Educational YouTube Channels

If your kids are anything like mine then they are going to want to spend this time off school stuck in front of a screen. Of course, they need to still be carrying on with their education but while we are all stuck at home…

Home Learning Resources For School Kids

Many kids are currently off School due to Coronavirus and it’s uncertain how long for. This means we are all now looking for ways to carry on their education at home (not just for them but for our own sanity too!).

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