The Plant Life Cycle.

"Where do you think seeds come from?" After thinking for a moment, Freya said: "Well, we got some from the shop last year." To be fair, she had a point, but I was thinking about it in a more natural sense. As she's had a week off school with the pox, I did a little … Continue reading The Plant Life Cycle.

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Two Easy Halloween Crafts To Do With A Child Sent Home From School Poorly (But Not All That Ill). 

After being sent home from school poorly yesterday, I made Freya a snuggly bed on the sofa, gave her the iPad and expected her to rest.  And she did. For five minutes.  Literally. “I think we should go outside and play football, the fresh air will do me good,” she said. It was a nice … Continue reading Two Easy Halloween Crafts To Do With A Child Sent Home From School Poorly (But Not All That Ill). 

Entertaining Young Children On A long Car Journey – Travel Doodles Review.

Quite a few of my sentences now seem to start with the words ‘when I was young...’, which prompted Freya to ask what life was like when dinosaurs roamed the earth. It was tempting to make up stories about having a pet tyrannosaurus but I had to admit that while I’m old, I’m not that … Continue reading Entertaining Young Children On A long Car Journey – Travel Doodles Review.