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EASY KIDS CRAFT – D.I.Y HOLIDAY JARS

By June 5, 2017 CRAFT, KID WRANGLING

I am a magpie when it comes to the beach – I’ll pick up any old thing and my kids now do the same. We come home with pockets full of pebbles, shells and pretty looking garbage.

In an effort to organise the ‘treasure’ before it takes over our flat, I have started curating our little collections into memory jars.

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FIVE REASONS WE STILL NEED INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

By March 7, 2017 KID WRANGLING
ONE FROM THE LADYLAND ARCHIVES…

Today is International Women’s Day, so we Ladylanders will be celebrating with a long child-free lunch, thanks to crazy feminist ideas like having partners that share childcare, being allowed to drink wine and using our own money to buy it.

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WHAT DO YOU CALL YOUR DAUGHTER’S VAGINA?

By March 5, 2017 KID WRANGLING

When you find out you have a daughter, there’s a thought that comes to you somewhere between ‘Cute shoes!’ and ‘She’s going to learn self-defence’ which is that this small person has two decades of minefields to cross to become the resilient, happy woman you want her to be.

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7 THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS INDOORS

By January 13, 2017 KID WRANGLING

When it’s freezing out side, or raining, or dark at 4pm, I often find myself with a genuine dislike for the outdoors and two hyperactive children. This is when I call in the power of a rebrand. It works on adults all the time – show them a sunny Peckham carpark and tell them it’s a ‘beer garden’, it will be full of happy hipsters before you can say ‘artisanal cider’ – I use the same techinique on my kids.

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TURN A TOILET ROLL INTO A REINDEER – DIY VIDEO

By December 22, 2016 CRAFT, KID WRANGLING

This little DIY was actually the first EVER post on Ladyland, three years ago. I’ve done a little redo of it with my glamorous assistant, Frida because it’s really fun for the littlies to get involved and it costs zero money..

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