I’ve taken the decision to keep my daughter off school one day a week

Although my youngest started school this September, we took the slightly controversial decision (with the school’s agreement) to keep her off one day… more »

Plumping Cushions for DIY SOS!

In April 2015 we had the privilege of being invited to take part in a property redevelopment for BBC’s DIY SOS. For us,… more »

Baby number 4 – know it all?

People say to me all the time ‘Oh, you must be an old hand at this by now’.   A kind and generous… more »

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Felt animal heads: Cute characters to brighten up your walls

Felt animal heads are the latest trend sweeping children’s bedrooms and nurseries across the country. From cute animal clothes hooks to decorative wall… more »

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Buying mother’s day gifts online in 2021

With mother’s day on the horizon, many of us are realising that it won’t be possible to be with our mums this year.… more »

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Summer holidays 2020

First week of the summer holidays has seen me take my four little people on holiday to Wales by myself. When we booked… more »

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Did someone say online party?

Yesterday, I hosted an online birthday party for my PicklePie. I have to confess, I thought it would be easy – next to… more »

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Homeschooling and lockdown by Dorothy & Theodore

It’s 4.50 am and I am wide awake – have been for a while now. So far, I’ll be honest and admit that… more »

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Dorothy & Theodore do dolls

We have put a very limited number in stock. When those are gone, we will start a wait list. These are handmade to… more »

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Elf ideas by Dorothy & Theodore

1. Wrap the children’s school shoes in Christmas wrapping paper. Hide the ‘gift’ under the Christmas tree. Remember to use different paper to… more »

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Buying Baubles each year

Out of all this craziness, perhaps my most favourite Christmas tradition for me personally is Baubles. Each year I buy each child an… more »