We all hope are children will stay healthy and fit, and most of us are lucky that that is the case. But when an injury or accident happens it always seems worse when it’s a child. I am usually a pretty calm person in these moments, after all N has had a lot of bumps … Read More about A first eye hospital visit
This week’s not really gone as planned. Some went better, some went a lot worse. And the rest just got on with it. Here’s our week 10 of project 52. On Sunday we didn’t do much, it was a lazy day at home. Although N did finish off his homework of a World Book Day … Read More about Project 52 2019 week 10 – garden birds
Spring’s arrived and that means lots of people clear out their cupboards and get organised as part of a spring clean. I have to admit that’s not me, although I do have the intention of decluttering the larder and the bedroom. I definitely need to clear out some of the shelves in the larder, and … Read More about Get organised with these homemade label ideas
Children’s activities are always in the media. Whether there’s research saying that children need time out and time to be bored from all the activities. Or that parents are overwhelmed from being taxi drivers and logistics managers moving their children from place to place. I’m sure there are children and parents who need to take … Read More about Do children really need extracurricular activities?
One of the choices parents need to make in applying for primary school places is whether they want a large or small school, and then if they’d prefer mixed year group class or single year classes. Some parents prefer children to be in a full year class, others don’t mind, or even welcome them. But … Read More about Are multi grade classes good or bad?
We’re lucky to live in the countryside and have plenty of wildlife and birds around. Of course when I’ve done the hour long annual birdwatch survey that’s when all the birds disappear. We can get a good variety of birds too, in the front and back garden, up in the field behind, and as I’m driving … Read More about How to make your own bird fat balls for feeders