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.

Turning Five, Finally.

“Who are important people?” Freya asked the other day. It was ridiculously hot and we were sat on deckchairs on our balcony, trying to cool down. As her question was a bit out of the blue I thought for a few seconds and then said: “The prime minister, doctors and nurses, suffragettes...erm....” “What about Barry Scott?” … Continue reading Turning Five, Finally.