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.

Living Arrows 22~52

June 3, 2019

Living Arrows is a weekly bloggers link up kindly hosted by Donna at ‘What the Redhead Said’ “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran This week I have learnt that half term week and solo parenting aren’t for the faint hearted! With Dougie away for 8 days we’ve had laughter, cross words and tears. That aside…

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How to be Organised in June

May 31, 2019

Welcome back to my Monthly family Organising post.  I’m really enjoying writing these posts, as it also helps me to remember dates and plan ahead to be more organised each month.  June is one of my favourite months, a month where I think about eating strawberries, playing tennis and having picnics.  I find it’s often the nicest month of Summer, so I intend to make…

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June Meal Plans

Welcome back to my meal planning post.  If it’s your first time over here then hello, we are a family of six and I blog about everything to do with parenting and family home life.  We love to try and live a slow life as much as possible for a large family. I find being organised in the home helps us achieve this as much…

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Gardening Activities for kids

May 30, 2019

It’s National Children’s Gardening Week! So with that in mind and seeing all the lovely gardens on display at Chelsea last week and watching the Cambridge’s playing in the Duchess of Cambridge’s back to nature garden, it has motivated me to share with you how we have been getting the children involved in gardening activities this month. We are lucky to have a good outdoor…

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How to help a Hedgehog and protect a Polar Bear Book Review

I was gifted this beautiful children’s environmental title in exchange for an open and honest review. How to HELP a Hedgehog and PROTECT a Polar Bear is written by CBeebies presenter Jess French and published by Nosy Crow in collaboration with The National Trust.  This beautifully illustrated book is sure to have an impact on you and your children, plus it contains 70 simple things…

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My Fairy Garden Review -Fairy Kitchen Garden

May 29, 2019

We are very much into gardening and growing at the moment with the summer on its way.  I have been keen to find ways to introduce my youngest daughter Florence to gardening, with adult supervision. Florence is already starting to role play and understand magic a little and gets very excited when we talk about fairies, especially as the tooth fairy has just visited her…

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Living Arrows 21~52

May 27, 2019

Living Arrows is a weekly bloggers link up kindly hosted by Donna at ‘What the Redhead Said’ “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. Kahlil Gibran The last week of term, always goes by in a flash!  I went to a school music concert as Daisy was singing in the choir, unfortunately I couldn’t really see her very…

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Easy Homemade Father’s Day Card Ideas

May 26, 2019

Just like Mothering Sunday we love to keep Father’s Day simple in this house.  Nothing says love and thought more than a homemade card or gift.  We have been busy trying out a few of our favourite homemade Father’s Day card ideas for this year. Star Wars Father’s Day Card With Star Wars mad kids in this house I couldn’t resist turning Florence’s foot into…

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Planning a Family Villa Holiday in Spain

May 23, 2019

In association with Clickstay* With Summer holidays fast approaching I thought that I would share our thoughts on how we plan and research for a family holiday.   If you’re a regular reader of my blog you may remember that back in January I set some family goals in which I really wanted to make sure that we could all enjoy and benefit from having a…

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