What else is there to do when you have a poorly boy home from school? Watch Paddington (again and again and again) with mini Paddington Bear for cuddles and then make some marmalade! My son is obsessed with Paddington ever since he saw the first film a few weeks ago and the second just this… Continue reading Marmalade Day!
Blowing Bubbles – outside blowing bubbles in the sunshine is albeit a bit sticky and something I’m not too keen on, but they look so pretty and my son adores chasing them so that makes it all worth it. Build a Fort – we love building forts in the bedroom, blankets hung from each corner,… Continue reading 30 Ways to be a Playful Parent
We’re off camping in the English countryside next week (most likely in the pouring rain) and although most of our time will probably be spent in our safari tent, I also wish to go for a nice hike or two. My son may find this somewhat dull after a while though. So I thought I’d… Continue reading Camping Scavenger Hunt
When I was younger I used to love the rain. I’ve never been a fan of heat or the summer, and thunderstorms were my favourite kind of weather. But over the years I’ve found myself in bad moods simply because it’s raining outside and I wanted to avoid getting wet, even if it was just… Continue reading Out in the Rain
I wrote this poem for all the parents out there, you know what it’s like and we love ’em 🙂 Mummy I can smell cookies in the oven. The worktop is cluttered with bowls and spoons. They smell rather yummy, Can I have one yet mummy? I can hear the shower on. Pyjamas laid… Continue reading Mummy, A Poem
It’s always nice to have something in your child’s bedroom that you can point to and say ‘I made that’. As they grow up they’ll want to know where it came from and sometimes how you made it. It’s something that many women will feel like doing whilst pregnant – it’s part of the nesting… Continue reading Bunting for the Bedroom
This was one of my favourite things to create during the summer for my son to play with outside. He really loved playing with the dinosaurs and the things I put in the tray to make the dinosaur world. It’s a very easy play to set up and once it’s done it can be stored… Continue reading Dinosaur Sensory Play