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).
A bit random this week but I've been loving the autumnal light and couldn't resist having a bit of a play with the leaves and things Freya and I have collected on our walks to and from school. To me it seems like the leaves have started changing colour earlier this year, not that I'm … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – September 30th, 2018.
It's taken a year for me to work up the enthusiasm to give making a leaf bowl another try - and I'm so pleased I did. Our last attempt (at a leaf crown because we didn't have enough leaves) turned into a soggy, smushed up mess. I wasn't entirely hopeful that this one would be any … Continue reading We Made A Leaf Bowl (And It Wasn’t Just A Gloopy Mess).
The last time Mark and I had a rare day off together without Freya we were completely clueless as to what to do with ourselves - and ended up wasting the day. This time we had a plan. A trip to Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden. I've been before but it was Mark's first visit. … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – November 12th, 2017.