Category Archives: What we did

what we did: dino land

More dinosaurs! As Lucas was leaving to go to his childminder’s house for the day, I had a flash of inspiration for a no-fuss activity we could do when he got home. I’ve been wanting to invite more exploration of … Continue reading

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what we did: ice excavating

I loved the simplicity of this activity. Plastic dinosaurs, animals and shells frozen in water, placed inside plastic boxes for the scientists to excavate. I really struggle to find activities that work for both Lucas and the twins, but this … Continue reading

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what we did: holidays

1. View from the seafront in Tenby. 2. Crab sandwiches and ice cream at The Stowaway Coffee Co. 3. Trying to lift a skeleton at The Dinosaur Park. 4. Showing Lucas how to beachcomb in Solva. 5. Giving tired legs a rest … Continue reading

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what we did: afternoon at lyme park

Photos courtesy of my very clever husband.

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play challenge #1: water

This year I’d like to do more organised play with Lucas. Too often I find myself at a loss as to how to entertain him, and falling back on the TV or his toys. I have so many ideas Pinned, … Continue reading

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a good day

Today was a good day. I was woken up by my biggest boy giving me a hug to say goodbye before he headed off to playschool. Then, a snooze with my babies and breakfast in bed, courtesy of Guy. We … Continue reading

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family time

“I need some petrol to go fast fast fast!” Watching Lucas on the swings. “I’m going to disappear!” Snug as a bug in a rug. Enjoying our picnic (yes, in November).

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an excellent day

1. 28 week scan – the babies are growing perfectly and are doing very well despite giving us a fright a few times lately. I’m feeling like all the exhaustion, sickness, worry, discomfort, and difficulties are worthwhile. 2. This mug … Continue reading

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what we did: holidays

    We spent the week in the North East, using my parents’ place as a base. We didn’t do too much as I have been advised to rest whenever possible and I was a bit poorly. We went to … Continue reading

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what we did – christmas edition

1. We went on the Santa train and Lucas saw a working steam train for the first time. He did not like meeting Santa. 2. We had a wonderful Christmas in our new home. Guy made Christmas dinner (his first … Continue reading

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