#Blogtober18, why we are doing it, and a bit about me

  Happy October everyone! October is always very welcome in the Button house. We can now (just about) start to relax after the busy summer months at work are starting to fade into the distance. The next school year has started, although, perhaps that’s another story as it’s not been quite as smooth sailing as I would have hoped. And, it’s cosy jumper and boots weather all round… need I…

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Bloggers #DreamTeam Linky 126

  Welcome back to the bloggers #DreamTeam linky party everyone! The #DreamTeam linky is hosted by Heather from Shank You Very Much, Kirsty from Navigating Baby and myself.   We welcome all bloggers and all post topics, so don’t be afraid to join us, even if you are not a parenting or lifestyle type of blogger – we have saved a spot for you!      Don’t forget to tag us into your #DreamTeam tweets…

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My Sunday Photo – Into the woods

    When a trip to Center Parcs is reminiscent of a scene from the movie ‘Twilight’.   Have you come across any places that remind you of a movie setting or feel?  

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Marvellous Harry Potter quotes for when you’ve had a hard week

  And breathe…. or so I keep telling myself.   via GIPHY   Isn’t it funny how sometimes EVERYTHING seems to go wrong. You start Monday full of optimism and spirit, then by the time you get to the end of the week, well, you somehow end up looking like you’ve been dragged through a hedge backwards.   Twice.   Because nothing has gone right. And well, now your face…

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What to watch this September

  Ahhh autumn! Doesn’t it seem to bring with it the best new TV dramas, favourite series and movies! It always feels like the best timing. Not only because the busiest time at work is on the verge of mellowing out for us. But also those colder evenings definitely demand snuggles on the sofa with snacks and hot chocolate! Yum. Here’s what we’re watching this September.       What…

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Breaking my heart over Monday morning spelling test worries

  Today was the first day that we’ve ever had a sad face before school. Not because Little Button doesn’t want to go to school, but because she was worried about her Monday spelling test.   Her first ever spelling test, that is.   Mr Button has all the fun of doing the morning school run. But today I only made it through the front garden gate, before having to…

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Is it bonkers to show ‘Jaws’ on movie night to a bunch of 9 year olds?

  What would you think if you picked your little one up from a sleepover to find them ever so slightly petrified? NOT because anything awful happened, but rather movie night with their friends had a little more bite than they are used to. When I say bite, I’m talking Jaws! Gulp. The movie! Double gulp. The one with severed arms, kids being eaten and bloody water. *Feels faint.  …

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