Yoghurt Pot People (The Christmas Set).

  While some of the crafts we do can be a bit...hit and miss (I'm looking at you, balloon crown), one that keeps on giving is yoghurt pot people - and the best part is, Freya doesn't care if they are more on the miss side. Our abundance of pots is a result of a breakfast-time … Continue reading Yoghurt Pot People (The Christmas Set).

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Christmas Crafts – Salt Dough Handprints.

Long before Freya was born I liked to add a little homemade-touch to my Christmas gifts, even though my (lack of) skills made everything seem a little..."rustic" - hey, it's the thought that counts, right? From homemade wrapping paper to the year I embroidered cloth bags for everyone (by the end, I've never been so pleased to have … Continue reading Christmas Crafts – Salt Dough Handprints.

The Nursery Diaries – Week Six, Term One.

  We made it. We have officially broken up for half term, which means we have survived the first weeks of nursery – and relatively intact too. It’s been an interesting time. In most respects it has gone far better than I thought it would but there have been some unexpected downsides. On the plus … Continue reading The Nursery Diaries – Week Six, Term One.

Snippets – conversations with a nearly three year old.

"Is that where nan and grandad live?" Freya asked as we pulled into the train station - something we do on average twice a week. "No, they live in a house but they have to come on the train to visit us," I replied. "This is a station, where the trains live." "A house like … Continue reading Snippets – conversations with a nearly three year old.