Get creative: Art & Craft ideas inspired by Musicals – No Sew Stage Curtain

Sep 01 2014
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I love music and musicals! I try to instil my love for music to my son and I think I am achieving the goal of making him appreciate classical music as well as Pop stars such as the Beatles rather than current hip hop tunes. Most kids probably think their mum’s taste in music is light years apart from theirs, but they might actually be surprised.

I don’t need an excuse to celebrate good music from sixties soul to seventies disco. The history of music is fascinating, and with such a wide range of genres there is always something new and exciting to discover particularly on Netflix which has a wide range of golden era classic musicals as well as more familiar ones which our kids listen to these days.

Come on, curtains off! Are you one of the mums who is a closet ‘Belieber’, watching Never Say Never when the kids have been put to bed? We can keep a secret.

And here is a brilliant art & craft suggestion by Craft and Prop Stylist, Kelly Ladd Sanchez who has joined Netflix Stream Team to inspire kids and mums alike. Enjoy crafting and please send us your images via our Facebook page or group.

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BACK TO SCHOOL AND BACK TO SLEEP & ‘NORMALITY’

Aug 31 2014
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Is there any such thing as normality with kids? Of course not, but a decent routine is likely to help us run a smooth family life.

With children heading back to school after the long Summer break, it’s important to help them get back into a sleeping schedule to ensure they are well rested and prepared for the day ahead. As a bonus, more sleep for the children generally means more sleep for parents too! To add to that it is crucial to also reassure them that school is fun and help them get back into a learning mode. We know how hard the first few days after the school holidays can be. To help you get back to some sort of ‘normality’, I have gathered great tips from two experts.

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Travel with kids: Poole (Dorset) sand beaches, cruising & ghost town tours

Aug 30 2014
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Poole’s official motto is Surf, Rest and Play. Whether this resonates with you or not, Poole is a great destination for families with kids of any age. The official tourism office calls Poole the Coast with the Most.

For families based in London, Poole is the ideal weekend getaway not just during a hot Summer but also in Winter and here is why.

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