These are strange times we are living in and we are all doing what we can to survive. In our home this means packing as much as I can into the day for the kids. Is that because you want them to excel at home school? (I hear you say!) Well, no……the fact is if they are distracted by things to do, they aren’t physically trying to maim each other. Our mornings are already filled with schoolwork which has been… Keep Reading
It’s spring, and that means one thing in our house: our windowsills are rammed with little pots ready to grow our seeds! This is something that I started with the Bear when she was only a few years old so that she would understand where food comes from. Since then it has become a tradition in our home to grow a few things every year.
Tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of VE day. Although both my children are only KS1 at primary school, I was surprised not to see anything in their home schooling provided by their teachers this week. I think it’s incredibly important for our children to understand our history and so, off to Twinkl I went to find some activities. If you haven’t signed up already, Twinkl are offering a massive amount of resources to parents and carers for free while on… Keep Reading
Needless to say this is going to be an Easter with a difference. With a semi lockdown in place and social distancing in the forefront of everyone’s mind, Easter isn’t cancelled in our house but we will be doing a few things to try and make it a little more special for the kids this year.
Now the weather is finally warming up, I’m keeping my fingers crossed that it’s here to stay. The Bear and I have been working together in the garden a little and this is the first year that we are attempting to build a little vegetable patch together. She’s enjoying helping me fill pots with mud and loves spending time watering everything. With this in mind, we thought we would start to share our journey out into the garden and our… Keep Reading