Tag Archives: toddler

savouring the moment

I was talking with a friend last week, whose eldest daughter starts primary school this month. I asked her the usual questions – how are you feeling about it? will you miss her? – and her reply really got me … Continue reading

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what we did: bramhall park

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play challenge #4: paint

I will freely admit that I prefer to leave the messy play to playschool. I generally find it a hassle to set up and clean up, and Lucas doesn’t engage with the activity for long enough to make it worth … Continue reading

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play challenge #4: play-doh

Play-Doh: it’s a staple in any preschooler’s toy collection. We’re pros at making dinosaurs from it, but I loved seeing how much Lucas enjoyed playing with various tools at Bizzy Kids so I was thrilled to pick up a bunch of … Continue reading

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review: babsycola bundles

This week I was given the opportunity to review a box from Babsycola Bundles. Each monthly box contains a number of handmade items for mothers and babies, from a range of independent brands. Our box was supplied free-of-charge but the … Continue reading

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this is my happy {monday}

1. A happy boy, proud of his colouring. 2. My cutie-pie sleep thief finally snoozing. 3. New-to-me shoes. 4. Big bro/little sis cuddles – this girl adores her brother!

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play challenge #3: apps

Lucas really loves playing with my iPad and we have several games for him, mainly CBeebies and Lego-based. At his playschool review last week, I learned that the EYFS includes a technology component so I thought it might be interesting … Continue reading

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play challenge #2: snow day

Outside Last week we had some pretty serious snow falling, and it actually stuck for a change. It’s usually much too wet here for snow to stick, but we had a couple of inches fall in a short period. Of … Continue reading

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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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twinfaces

These little faces make me happier than I ever thought I could be. And here’s the one that started it all:

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