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Painting the dream


By Kathryn Carr With only eight weeks to go until baby lands, the time has arrived to start thinking about decorating the nursery. When it comes to interior design, whilst I know what I like (and that the other half is happy as long as his extensive CD collection has a home and he knows […]

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Win an activity box from Rainy Day Box Co


Congratulations to Leah Babbage who won our competition! We have a fantastic competition to win a box of fun from the Rainy Day Box Co. The activity box has lots of fun things to help you create with your children – perfect for those rainy days! The winner chooses their favourite large activity box from […]

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A homemade Valentine’s Day


February 14th is Saint Valentine’s Day and is the time of year that we celebrate love and romance. As well as being an opportunity to tell our other half we love them (something you often don’t have time for once you have kids to attend to!), it’s also a chance to teach our children about […]

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Space art pictures for toddlers

Space themed art ideas for toddlers


The fun of Bonfire Night and rocket fireworks has got us in an intergalactic mood here at My Mum’s Diary. If, like us, you love space themed art and would like to get creative with your toddler, we have some very simple ideas for you. All of our space themed pictures were very easy to […]

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Autumn arts and crafts ideas for kids


Autumn is one of our favourite times of the year here at My Mum’s Diary. We love the change in the season and the way the trees drop beautiful golden leaves and scatter conkers and nuts on the ground. These little treasures are perfect for young children to explore and open up their imaginations. Autumn […]

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Painting with your baby or toddler


If you’re looking for new and fun ways to help your baby or toddler to explore their creativity, why not try out art projects? This is a fantastic way to encourage youngsters to use their senses to explore the world around them and create new things. For children, the actual process of taking part in […]

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Baby and toddler treasure baskets


The team here at My Mum’s Diary are a big fan of finding different ways to create stimulating playtime for babies and children, without it costing the earth. One of our favourite activities is creating treasure baskets, which basically involves placing a variety of household objects into baskets for the little ones to explore. Babies […]

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