This is for yesterday’s prompt, I left my square black yesterday and so this is my Day 2 of the June Photo Challenge.

These guys always make me #smile. They have the ability to make me feel so very angry and then laugh only 5 minutes later. I’m glad they don’t hold a grudge or stay angry for too long.

I remember this moment well, they were giggling about the dogs. The dogs wandered around them chewing on the grass and Snoopy (our blind dog) nearly head butted Isla.

I love the bond they have developed over the past few months, with each other and the pets too. I’m not saying they love all day long (they bicker) but it’s not as much as they used to and it’s definitely determined by the amount of sleep they get.

Anyone else struggling to get their kids asleep but 10pm? I think Noah came down, in protest, 8 times last night to say he couldn’t sleep.

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This is for yesterday’s prompt,...

#blackouttuesday✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 #blackouttuesday

#blackouttuesday✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 #blackouttuesday

🌾 I adore this photo! Not sure what it is exactly: the colours, the wonky lines, the sun setting to the right or the children’s freedom. Or, all of it put together.

This was an ordinary moment captured on our dog walk, Sunday evening. It’s little moments like this, the accidental captures, that I love the most.

I had no idea at the time of taking it that I’d love it as much as I do. I can hear the #kiddies giggling and it makes me want to smile.

Well, it’s a late post. But I didn’t finish work until 10:30pm ish & I’ve been winding down.

I hope everyone had a lovely day.

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🌾 I adore this photo!...

Happy June everyone and here are the photo prompts for #mummyphotoaday, June photo challenge.

I’ve included lots of generic words as during lockdown there is quite a variation of photos. I love seeing how each person takes on the photo prompts, some absolutely stunning photos.

Don’t forget to use the hashtag #mummyphotoaday so I can share the photos throughout the month, but so others can find you and like or comment. It really is such a lovely community.

So, what is everyone doing for June?

Happy June everyone and here...

My favourite pics from May #mummyphotoaday, the fun photo a day photo challenge. Thank you to everyone who has taken part, so many amazing photos to choose from.

The photo is tagged, but left to right:
📷 @mummuddlingthrough
📷 @otisandus.blog
📷 @socalshopgirl384
📷 @van_life_family_
📷 @ceeleah_and_the_small_humans
📷 @norfolk_kinsfolk
📷 @beautifully_defected
📷 @newmummyblog
📷 @typicalmummy

I’ve really loved seeing photos from everyone that joined in: @sahrazade @shareyourplaywithme @beatrix.hendrix.and.me @confessionsofacrummymummy @adventuresstartathome @anywaytostayathome @chaos_at_leitrim @_lisaslife_ @happinessisasunbeam @themummyeditorial

All you have to do to join in with this photo challenge is use the hashtag #mummyphotoaday. Take the keyword from the photo prompts and use that in your caption. We’ve got a lovely community that enjoy seeing each others posts.

Thank you to everyone who joined in. Looking forward to June!

My favourite pics from May...

We went out with a bang for May! We had a day of socially distancing with #family.

Today is Nanny’s birthday, so we watched her open her presents on the driveway, with a good few metres distance. It was horrible not to be able to celebrate the day with her as we always do. We know we will soon and hopefully they can come and spend time in the garden with us soon, due to the new rules.

The kiddies get super sad when we leave families. It’s not nice but I think they understand why we can’t see them properly. Albeit they do not like it!

To cheer us up we played diggers in the fields surrounding my Mums new barn renovation project. No worries about socially distancing over there it is literally fields and fields. The kids loved zooming up and down on the dumper. I think it’s called.

Then we knocked on Great Grandma’s door to blow her a kiss and let her see the kiddies for a few minutes. It’s just so hard.

But, it was so lovely to see family today. Even if from afar and for a short time. We haven’t seen them in the flesh for around a month and it felt so nice.

Here’s to June and another month of lockdown. We’ve still got this!

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We went out with a...

Yeah for the #weekend!! It seems to be the only time where tensions aren’t high and there is a calm amongst us.

We have no grand plans, obviously, but we do tend to get the dogs walked first thing (as it’s too hot later on) and then we do some gardening.

Yesterday I spent an hour pulling all the weeds and long grasses from the front garden. It looks so much neater now but I still have a lot of work to do.

I love this photo of us of all, we do not have many as we never sit still long enough 🤪 This is our family lockdown portrait though and it’s a nice memory: sunny days, rainbows and quality time together at home.

Do you have any special memories throughout this lockdown?

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Yeah for the #weekend!! It...

What a great #friyay it’s been! We spent the morning “washing” the food shopping, then went for a nice big walk around Godmanchester meadows. It was a beautiful walk and nice as there was a breeze which cooled us down.

Yes, I did say wash the shopping. Is anyone else doing this? I basically Zoflora all of the food shopping as I unpack it. The actual shopping process takes a lot longer and now I’ve added an extra 30 mins with the clean. We just want to be sure it’s not harbouring anything. Peace of mind if nothing else.

Then this afternoon we let the kids have movie time. They’ve been getting too hot in the garden. It is super hot in the garden, it seems to be a little sun trap. Which I’m not complaining about.

Daddy then took the kiddies to the park to play croquet and I had a snooze in the sun.

All in all it’s been a beautiful day and chilled. Probably one of my favourite Fridays.

What did you get up to?

#mummyphotoaday

What a great #friyay it’s...

Win Playfoam Pluffle and Playfoam Snowy friends

It is definitely competition season! This time I have partnered up with Learning Resources and to kick off the festive spirit they are giving one my readers the chance to win some fun goodies. The Playfoam Snowy friends and Pluffle are a great toy for this time of year or fabulous Christmas present ideas.

Playfoam Puffle

This stuff is absolutely fascinating. They call it mesmerising feel good fluffy stuff and it really is just that. It looks like it would feel quite tough, like the rubber chipping you get at a park, but it really isn’t. It’s soft, almost marshmallowy soft and squidgy. You can mould it into shapes and watch it change slowly. If you tip the tube upside down it falls down really slowly, we sat and watched it for hours. The other added bonus to Puffle is that it has glitter in it – who doesn’t love glitter?

These come in sets, 3 sets with different colours and this competition is to win all of the sets. Playfoam Puffle tubes come in some fun colours: pink, green, red, blue, yellow and purple.

Playfoam Snowy friends

Playfoam Snowy friends are fun collectible characters that come in a snow dome. Each snow dome is full of fantastic Playfoam, it is tiny little balls of the non-toxic foam. Perfect for messy (not messy) sensory play. Isla really enjoyed discovering what animals she had. She loved them both. This competition is to win a pack of 6 Snowy friends – lucky!

How do I win the Learning Resources goodies?

To be in with a chance of winning the following from Learning resources: 6 pack of Playfoam Snowy friends (worth £18) and one each of of the Playfoam Puffle duo packs, which is 6 tubes of Puffle (worth £36). Total prize value is £54. Perfect before Christmas.

Win a bundle of goodies from Learning Resources

Competition closes at midnight on 11th December 2019, just in time to kick off my #12DaysofConstantChristmas competitions! Woohoo. Good luck.

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39 Comments
  • Tracy Nixon
    November 30, 2019

    I love their GeoSafari Constellation and Solar System Explorer!

    • MummyConstant
      November 30, 2019

      They have some amazing toys – love them all haha. Thanks for entering Tracy x

      • Tracy Newton
        December 11, 2019

        I also think that the GeoSafari Constellation and Solar System Explorer would be a great hit in our house. My son would love it.

  • Kelly Wheelhouse
    November 30, 2019

    I love the Smart Snacks Counting Cookies 🙂 It’s amazing for helping pre-schoolers learn their numbers!

  • Jackie Howell
    November 30, 2019

    Pip the Letter Pup

  • Joanne Ahmed
    November 30, 2019

    Code & Go® Robot Mouse Activity Set looks great! Maybe it’d teach me something haha

  • ADEINNE TONNER
    November 30, 2019

    I have to say it is the Design & Drill® Train

  • Ellie Candy
    November 30, 2019

    My girls love the playfoam and also the coding toys look great

  • melanie stirling
    November 30, 2019

    The GeoSafari Constellation and Solar System Explorer.

  • Jo
    November 30, 2019

    Bright Basics™ Shape-Sorting Popper

  • justine meyer
    November 30, 2019

    Love the smart toss as it encourages hand eye coordination and aso lots of fun

  • Rich Tyler
    November 30, 2019

    GeoSafari Constellation and Solar System Explorer, my little loves anything space-related!

  • Christine Lockley
    November 30, 2019

    The GeoSafari Constellation and Solar System Explorer

  • Rachel Mccraith
    November 30, 2019

    Love the pretend and play camp set

  • Emma Walters
    November 30, 2019

    my son would love the Bake and Learn, looks great fun

  • Alana Walker
    November 30, 2019

    I love the Gears Gears Gears! Space Explorers Building Set

  • Solange
    November 30, 2019

    The GeoSafari Constellation and Solar System Explorer.

  • Sonia Cash
    November 30, 2019

    Smart toss it looks fun and everyone can join in

  • michelle o'neill
    December 1, 2019

    Bake and Learn looks great

  • Helen Tovell
    December 1, 2019

    I would pick the Artie 3000 as looks a challenge

  • Gemma Clark
    December 1, 2019

    I love the pretend and play school set

  • Kim Carberry
    December 3, 2019

    I like the Pretend & Play Original School Set x

  • ashleigh allan
    December 4, 2019

    I like the primary time teacher clock

  • Jadiee
    December 6, 2019

    I love the City Engineering & Design Building Set!

  • Patricia Avery
    December 7, 2019

    The Pin Art

  • Louise Reeks
    December 8, 2019

    Pretend & Play® Calculator Cash Register with UK Currency

  • Jade Hewlett
    December 8, 2019

    Avalanche Fruit Stand™ Colour & Fine Motor Skills Game Looks brilliant

  • Michaela Turner
    December 10, 2019

    The inflatable world globe

  • donna l jones
    December 10, 2019

    r GeoSafari Constellation and Solar System Explorer looks good

  • Carly Belsey
    December 11, 2019

    Robot Face Race looks like a really fun family game that we could all play together

  • Susan Smith
    December 11, 2019

    GeoSafari Constellation looks fab, although i do love most of the Early learning resources toys

  • Joanne Hutchings
    December 11, 2019

    The City Engineering and Design building set. My son would love it.

  • Sara Owen
    December 11, 2019

    Splashology water set that so much for chance

  • Mrs Rachael Sexey
    December 11, 2019

    The inflatable world globe looks amazing

  • Adrian Bold
    December 11, 2019

    The Bright Basics™ Shape-Sorting Popper

  • Rebecca Phillips
    December 11, 2019

    Love the conversation cubes!

  • Denise Wilden
    December 11, 2019

    The inflatable world globe

  • Michelle Moloney
    December 11, 2019

    Ready set wolf looks like fun

  • tracy james
    December 11, 2019

    i love the learning globe…fantastic idea

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