Camping should really be the opposite of the holidays we usually like to take. To me, a holiday is usually a chance to relax, have someone else look after you, and not have to cook or provide 3 meals a day. I have to admit that when camping, sometimes we are lazy and will have … Read More about Camping meal ideas for kids and cooking equipment
Sometimes letting children decide where to go on a day out works really well. I mostly give a couple of ideas, but I knew N would choose the Yorkshire Museum of Farming as the place to visit before heading home from our mini break in York. The museum is just outside York, off the ring … Read More about Back in time at Yorkshire Museum of Farming
When we were kids my mum put a time restriction on our television viewing at one stage. My brother and I were allowed 5 hours of tv a week each, but we could watch the other’s 5 hours as well. We didn’t really watch that much anyway, but I think our mum just wanted to … Read More about Children’s tv shows – when did they get so good?
Another week has passed, and another short bank holiday week. It’s been a really busy week, mostly with N’s things. Proof of how much logistics plays for parents (or in our case, mums). Here’s our week 19. Sunday was a lovely day. We went for a review trip to Warwick Castle to see the Falconer’s … Read More about Project 52 2019 week 19 – runaway train
I love chocolate. N is less fussed about it (well, he likes confectionery chocolate, but would choose other desserts or ice creams rather than chocolate). But when in York, a visit to York’s Chocolate Story in the middle of the city should be on the list of places to visit. We headed there straight after … Read More about Make and educate at York’s Chocolate Story
Whoa, April seems so long ago now, but I realised I’ve not done an April School days update. There was plenty going on, so I didn’t want to forget about the month. Easter The Easter run up at school is always busy. They always have an Easter church service on the last afternoon at school, … Read More about Year 3 school days in April