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.

Should Kids Do Chores?

July 3, 2019

I have had a few conversations with friends recently about their children and whether they should be doing more chores and enquiring whether my kids do chores.  I think helping the family unit is one of those areas of parenting were we may feel others may have it more sussed than ourselves.  I often wonder, do other parents have to repeat themselves 12 times to…

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Living Arrows 26~52

June 30, 2019

How can it be that we’re now half way through 2019, it seems like only yesterday I was typing my first one for 2019. It really is special that Donna from What the Redhead hosts this link up, as being able to look back on all the small things over the year is pretty special. Now onto week 26~52! It was a little tiring for…

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How to be an Organised Family this July

June 29, 2019

Welcome to how to be organised in July.  I can’t believe we’re now just over half way through 2019.  I seem to be writing these posts far too soon each month!  For us this month has been packed full of school dates and it feels like the end of term madness definitely started earlier this year.  So this month continues to be a bit more…

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July Family Meal Plans

June 28, 2019

Welcome back to another monthly meal planning post.  I’m not sure that my meal planning went entirely to plan in June.  I had picked lots of recipes with sun and Summer in mind and ended up having quite a few more comforting dishes with the cooler/wetter weather that we had for the most part of the month.   That said the last few days with…

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Celebrating the Festival Of Summer at Costcutter with a Kids Eton Mess Recipe

June 27, 2019

#ad  Sponsored post We were kindly asked by Costcutter Supermarket Groups to visit our local Costcutter Store in Harrogate to see their current Festival of Summer promotions.  This promotion is running from the 19th June to 9th July with plenty of savings to be had on food and non food items across the store.  With plenty of household brands included in the offers and a…

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How we kept 30 days wild 2019 really simple

We have been joining in with 30 days wild 2019.  If you’re not familiar with this then it’s a month long nature challenge in June to inspire you with ideas and help from Wildlife Trust.  At the start of the month you can download or be sent a 30 days wild pack tailored for individuals, families, nurseries, schools, care homes and other organisations to take…

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The Very hungry Caterpillar™ Butterfly Kit Review from Insect Lore

June 26, 2019

#Gifted Review We were recently sent the Lore butterfly kit to review.  I was keen to share this nature learning experience with our little ones and also hopeful that it would engage our older children as well.  Did you know that 2019 is the 50th anniversary of the much loved Eric Carle story The Very Hungry Caterpillar™ so what better to mark that occasion then…

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Living Arrows 25~52

June 24, 2019

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran Teddy has had a busy week at school, he enjoyed having Dougie come and spend some time with him at school for Father’s Day activities.  Then on Friday he got to show us both what Spanish and music he’s been learning every Friday since the start of Reception.  I…

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My Toddler has Separation Anxiety at 2 years old.

June 20, 2019

After a good old Google session with a much needed caffeine intake I was relieved to read that toddler separation anxiety in 2 year olds is a recognised phase and even up into preschoolers. For the past few weeks Florence has got increasingly clingier with me.   At first I thought it was because TeamStein Daddy was going away a bit more and so she…

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