How do you feel about plain walls? If I see one I immediately want to fill it with pictures but Mark likes to leave them boring bare. We’ve managed to compromise in the living room with one wall full of photos but I see Freya’s room as fair game – especially if she makes the … Continue reading Easy Children’s Bedroom Art.
There was no growing to like Loveday, the main character in Stephanie Butland’s novel, Lost For Words, it was an instant and lasting connection. Maybe it was simply a shared love of books? Although I don’t think love is a strong enough word for what they mean to her. Maybe it was her comic timing. … Continue reading Book Review: Lost For Words.
Once again this year, I have pushed home the idea that Valentine's Day is about celebrating all sorts of love and not just romantic love - although, aged four, Freya has already decided who is she going to marry and seems quite determined. Anyway, we've gone a bit craft crazy because when she started thinking … Continue reading Three Fun And Easy Valentine’s Crafts #BostikBlogger
Ever since she went back after the Christmas holiday, Freya hasn't liked school. When we talk to her about what's wrong there's a different problem every day - "she hasn't got any friends", "the work is too hard", "a boy pushed her", "she can't do maths'. We've had tears and tantrums (and that's just me) … Continue reading A “Tea-rrific” Valentine’s Gift For Teachers #Bostikblogger