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The Craig’s Visit… Shepreth Wildlife Park – Parenting Twins Article

Last Tuesday we visited Shepreth Wildlife Park. Now I’m not going to over egg it, it’s no Woburn, but it’s a good day out for parents with toddler age children.  There’s no glitz and glamour, but Ollie and Harry loved every minute! Everything was accessible to them at their height.  There’s a choice of two soft plays, a huge outside play area and sandpit. And obviously the animals.  We went midweek in term time, and it was very quiet. There’s plenty…

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Craig Family Blog: AD | GoBoat Day Out – Parenting Twins Article

Craig Family Blog: AD | GoBoat Day Out AD | GoBoat Day Out Last Sunday we had a fantastic day out in London. We were kindly invited by Go Boat to experience their 2 hour self-drive powered boats. We were able to take up to 8 people, so we took along Nannie, Papa and Auntie Hannah (especially for extra hands on children😂).  When we arrived the boys were fitted with a special baby size life jacket, and then we were given a…

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Craig Family Blog: AD | Our Favourite Family Meal – Parenting Twins Article

Meat is a huge part of our diet. Each day we try to vary the type of meat we use in our evening meal. A simple Spaghetti Bolognese is a firm favourite in our house. My basic recipe doesn’t tend to vary, but I try to use recipes that can be flexible to throw in other bits to prevent any food waste. Spaghetti Bolognese 5% fat Beef Mince – (Tesco 750g £3.79 / half pack used) 1 can of chopped tomatoes –…

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Our Potty Training Journey (Phase 1) – Parenting Twins Article

Craig Family Blog: Our Potty Training Journey (Phase 1) Our Potty Training Journey (Phase 1) I’ve been apprehensive to start potty training too early, as many moons ago I worked in a day nursery. Parents had been known to try and potty train their children way too early, and then the child would end up getting so disheartened by the continuous outfit changes and negative comments, that they would end up being fully potty trained much later than the other…

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