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A Christmas Message For Our Readers

25 Dec

A message from the boy himself to wish our readers a very merry Christmas.

Love Claire, Little man and and family.xx

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Story Telling With The Easter Bunny

5 Apr

If you’re looking for one great alternative to the “Typical” Chocolate Easter Egg, then I have it right here !

Abigail the adorable floppy eared bunny is the latest addition to the Hallmark ‘Story Buddy’ range.

The super soft, super cute Abigail joins her friends ‘Watson’ the Racoon, ‘Cooper’ the Bear and ‘Jingle’ the Husky as the fourth addition to an already fabulous range of Story Buddy’s and what’s more Abigail isn’t just an adorable bunny but she’s also a female one, making her the first girlie buddy of the range.

Story Buddy’s are more than just your “Typical” cuddly toy, but an interactive, innovative friend, designed to bring the magic to your child’s story time.

Like all buddies, Abigail comes complete with her own beautifully illustrated book “Abigail and the balance beam’s” that tells the story of how Abigail tries to make her mother extra proud of her by performing gymnastics.

As yourself or child read aloud specific passages from the book, Abigail will suddenly start to interact, creating a totally magical reading experience

Unfortunately, things have been a little hectic here what with us all being unwell at some point or another, the decorating of more than one room and my Mac becoming buried someplace within in the mess of it all, we therefore didn’t get to film this one! However, leading up to Christmas last year, we did review Abigail’s super cute racoon friend Watson via video in which your more than welcome to have a peek if desired.

An unwell Alice-Sara was pleased to have her story buddy to cuddle last week

Abigail truly is an adorable bunny with a lot to say. My daughter Alice-Sara 9, fell in love with her instantly, she’s also proved something of a big hit within the family as the toddler can hardly contain himself and therefore keep his hands to himself.

Dressed in her pretty pink dancers custom, she’s not only innovative but pretty stylish too.

Lot’s of fun can be had with Abigail and any of her friends, plus you’ll never become bored, not when Hallmark have created a range of additional story books especially designed for each character and priced at 5.99 each.

If that’s not exciting enough, those with iPads and iPhones can download the fabulous free app from the app store to accompany the adorable bunny. The app includes a short animated story that can be played aloud through the app’s internal narrator or even recorded by a loved one to add a special personal touch to the story telling experience. Also included on the app, are a selection of child-friendly puzzles and interactive games that allow your child to dress up Abigail, just like in the story book.

Its official, we are a Story Buddy loving household, what with our latest addition ‘Abigail’ the Bunny who is now housed alongside Watson the Racoon and Cooper the bear, don’t be too surprised if you find some more lovely story buddies moving in during the year as there are new releases planned for later in 2012.Harley the toddler with another of the buddies ‘Cooper the Bear’

These really are genius, a hit with all three of my children, with each owning a buddy of their own and enjoying reading alongside them regularly.

These are also great for the child on the autism spectrum and those with special educational needs. It was Little man who put Watson to the test during our video review last year and I found it helped to install confidence when reading aloud.

Cute, innovative, interactive, fun, educational and doesn’t rot your little ones teeth, what more could you ask for in an alternative Easter gift?

Abigail the Bunny can be brought in branches of Hallmark as-well as online and falls into the same price racket as her fellow buddies at just £19.99

Check out the Hallmark website & Facebook Page for more information or simply click below to watch the promotional advertisement from Hallmark!

My First Gallery Post – Eyes

18 Jan

I’ve never joined in with the Gallery linky, but this week it was on the subject of “Eyes” and considering I love eyes, especially my children’s I just had to share and join in.

As you can see all my children have very different eyes. My youngest has big brown eyes, Little man has three colours in his eyes (wished I had a better picture, he never lets me take one)! Lastly my daughter has blue eyes. These pictures were from my iPhone so not great pics.

Here’s a pretty funky image of one of my own eyes.

To be part of the Gallery visit Sticky Fingers

Silent Sunday

28 Aug

Link to Silent Sunday here mocha beanie mummy

BLOG ALERT!

4 Mar

I have been thinking about starting a blog with google’s blogger for quite sometime now.

Well today I did! In fact I started two. I know what your thinking, How on earth will I find the time to use them? Well I fault the same thing to once I had signed up for them! But ( There is always a but with me, have you noticed? ) I just love blogging! Anybody fell that way? I’m sure I can do it despite the two children, hubby and dog. It’s not like it takes forever! I find once I start a blog I have these post ideas constantly running through my head. Believe it or not guys they are not always autism related. 

So let me tell you a quick something about each of them! 

DON’T LOOK TWICE!

Right this is the one I’m looking most forward to using. I only started it yesterday and already have posted a few post. It’s concerning another of my interest which is psychology ( I bet that wasn’t hard to guess:) ) So on this blog you will find me writing about Mental health, Autism, Dreams, and all stuff concerning the mysteries of our mind and how it shows in our behavior. SO LOOKING FORWARD TO MAKING THIS BLOG INTO SOMETHING GREAT. 

The second blog which I must add is very random is named

GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN

As I pointed out a very random kind of blog. It states although I’m a mother this don’t mean I’m unable to have fun! So this blog is for all the other stuff. My art, Fashion, Great nights out ( When I have them ) Great reads, what I’m watching on u-tube, make up, iphone stuff and much more. 

Will list the links for the sites in the sidebar under MY OTHER BLOGS. So would be great if you would all pop along some time and show some support:) No pressure!

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