TeamStein Mummy

Hi I'm Charlotte, a Yorkshire Mummy of 4 Children ranging from teens to littles. I'm very passionate about sharing our outnumbered family life through our love of exploring the outdoors, learning through play activities and my desire for an organised and homely lifestyle. I love nothing more than a cup of coffee whilst planning our next adventure, seasonal activity or home and lifestyle project.

Family Life Living Arrows 12/52

March 26, 2020

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran. What a whirlwind week it’s been here in the UK. Family life has been faced with adjusting to a new normal. We managed to have a healthy household this week so we were relieved to hear that the schools were to close on Friday. I found it emotional at…

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Home Schooling Schedules, Tips and Activities for Kids of all Ages

March 18, 2020

Many of us have now found ourselves in a scenario of needing to homeschool our children for the foreseeable future. This way of schooling may present us with challenges and at times be overwhelming. I wanted to be organised and draw up a temporary home schooling schedule, together with activity ideas, all in one helpful post. First off I’m not a qualified teacher. I will…

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Simple Chocolate Brownie Recipe

I have always considered myself to be a keen baker. Since a young age I’ve produced sponge cakes for all my family’s birthdays and have enjoyed making treats. However, there was one bake in particular that would frustrate me and that was the simple chocolate brownie recipe. I just couldn’t quite master the technique of firm on the outside and gooey and rich on the…

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Easter Arts and Crafts

We absolutely love Easter arts and crafts in our house! We love that the craft can be themed in a few ways to learn all about Spring, nature and Easter. Think pastel colours, colourful farmyard paintings, nature pictures and Easter egg designs. These arts and crafts can help children learn about the Easter story, the changing of the seasons and animals being born all whilst…

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5 Spring Sensory Play Ideas

I have four children and have cared for lots of preschoolers and toddlers in my time as a childminder. I have always had a keen interest in finding new easy indoor activities for preschoolers and rediscovering or adapting existing easy indoor activities. In this post I’m going to share with you 5 of our favourite Spring sensory play ideas. These have all been tested on…

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Family Life with Living Arrows 11/52

March 16, 2020

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran. Celebrating the captures and moments of childhood and family life this week seems even more precious. This week I took Florence to a farm for a treat after having chicken pox. I’m sharing a rare snap of me on here, as this photo makes me smile. I really enjoyed…

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