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.

Banana, Maple and Cinnamon Biscuits for Babies and Toddlers.

November 30, 2019

This maple and banana weaning biscuit recipe is perfect for older babies, toddlers and older children to help make.  With no refined sugar they are perfect for littles to snack on.  Simple to make and a little more interesting with the addition of maple syrup and then the warming spice of cinnamon to give the dough a simple festive taste. My youngest really enjoyed helping…

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December Meal Plans

Welcome back to the last of this years meal planning posts.  I’m not quite sure what shake up I will have on my meal plan posts next year, I’m sure I will be making few tweaks to how I do a family food post each month, so watch this space… My December meal plans are a bit of everything this month; from breakfast lunch, dinner…

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Living Arrows 47~52

November 24, 2019

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran I keep repeating myself on how quickly the weeks have passed, but this week amazed me on how quickly it whizzed by!  The first few days of the week went in a blur and so on Friday, Flo and I had a slow day at home to catch our…

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Elf on the Shelf 24 ideas!

Quite a few years ago now we decided to welcome a Snowman called Wilbur to get up to mischief in our home throughout December.  When we relocated back home form Germany to the UK, Wilbur retired and we had a new mischief maker called Pickles the elf.   He has a full Christmas name but I struggle to remember it now! Fast forward a few…

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Living Arrows 46~52

November 18, 2019

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran This week just flew by for us, mainly as it was a 4 day week due to inset day on Friday. The kids were pleased to support Children in Need on Thursday and I managed to cobble together some T-shirts for them to wear as I’m never quick enough…

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3 Easy Slow Cooker Fudge Recipes

November 17, 2019

This summer just like the previous two summers prior, we have holidayed in Devon. Devon is the home of clotted cream teas and also clotted cream fudge!  Born in Devon and visiting there regularly,  I’m used to seeing a clotted cream fudge shop on just about about every street.  Although my favourite fudge this summer was found just over the border in Dorset, controversial for…

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What our Children are Reading this November

November 13, 2019

What books our children are reviewing this month. A selection of genres to choose from; perfect for boys, girls and from preschoolers to tweens and teens!…

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Living Arrows 45~52

November 11, 2019

This first photo I had to include as seeing them all dressed up smart, paying their respects makes me very proud. I have had another week of solo parenting and so with the challenging behaviour from half term still around, I set about making the week be more organised, focused and more positive to try and deal with it better for my own sanity and…

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The Thoughtful Christmas Gift Guide for the Whole Family!

November 8, 2019

*The gifted items featured have been carefully sourced by myself for this gift guide. I have marked gifted items with a *for easy reference. The season is upon us once again, the excitement is starting to build and I can’t wait for the slight gloom of the dark nights to be replaced by the wonderful twinkly festive lights of Christmas.  We really do like keeping…

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