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.

Back to Routine and Feeling a Little Lost

September 9, 2019

I have been a bit quieter on here and on social media, a bit of a shock for me to be a webtrovert for a week or so!  The truth is I hold back on social media when I’m not quite my usual self. I’m not sure why that is and why I have decided to share this on my blog rather then over on…

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What our Children are Reading

September 4, 2019

    The Boy who Flew – Fleur Hitchcock – Nosy Crow Publishing     Review by Finlay age 13. This spine shivering murderous tale tells the story of a young boy Athan Wilde and his inventor friend Mr Chen who was unexpectedly murdered, leaving Athan astonished and left with a massive dilemma which put his whole family in terrible peril. This tale is set…

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Living Arrows 35~52

September 3, 2019

  “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran This week sees the last week of our holidays ending with the first day of September. We have had a really quiet week at home due to Finlay breaking his arm last weekend. A week full of home days which turned out to be very much needed, I…

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How to be Organised this September

August 27, 2019

Welcome back to another monthly addition to How to be an Organised Family.  Each month I touch on a few areas of home organisation. Here is a little introduction for those who are new to here.  I’m a stay at home, work from home Mummy to 4 children ranging from a toddler to a teen with 2 in between.  I am far from the most…

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September Meal Plans

Welcome back to my monthly meal planning post.  If you’re new around here then these monthly posts are a list of what we will be popping on our meal plan each month, hooked up to my Pinterest board with a lot of meals and snacks that we have tried/will be trying.  My meal plans are full of family meals both meat and vegetarian, snacks, baking…

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Living Arrows 34~52

August 26, 2019

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran Our first week back from holidays and with endless washing and unpacking to do, it felt like I may not have fun with the kids again, or write another blog post this month!  Fortunately after a few days I caught up as best as I can with all of…

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Living Arrows 33~52

August 18, 2019

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran The last week of our holidays came and went in a flash. The week we were most looking forward to, as we were camping in our favourite area of Devon. I managed to get 3 matching sets of thermal pjs but couldn’t find Fin a pair, which I’m sure…

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Living Arrows 32~52

August 15, 2019

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran A little late with my Living Arrows post this week due to slowing down on holiday in Devon. Last week saw us start the first part of our Devonshire adventures on the Dorset/Devon border. We’ve had a mix of weather, some sunny beach trips and then a couple of…

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20 Audiobooks for Kids of all ages This Summer

August 7, 2019

Audiobooks are a great addition to your child’s entertainment, especially in the Summer Holidays when you’re out of reading routines and have journeys to make. We also find it handy to play them in their room whilst they’re playing Lego or drawing, I find it just keeps them more focused and calm.  Here is a list of our favourite tales at the moment and some…

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