Living Arrows 7/52 {2019}

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a…

Pondering Playtime // The Tiger Who Came to Tea Tuff Spot

Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr*, and created this lovely little role play tuff spot. The Tiger Who…

On being a stay at home parent: Mindset

I often find myself reading a lot of posts on blogs, social media and in private Facebook groups about the difficulties that women face (and I’m going to say women, here, only because I haven’t read any accounts from men on this matter, but it doesn’t mean that stay at…

Living Arrows 6/52 {2019}

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a…

Pondering Playtime // Simon Sock Pairs Activity

Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen Simon Sock by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet*, and we’ve been practising our fine motor skills with this sock matching activity. Simon…

Outside Every Day in January

When I set my 19 goals for 2019, I perhaps somewhat foolishly declared that I would be aiming to get outside with the girls every single day this year. It must not have rained for a while when I decided that this might be a good idea! On the whole,…

Living Arrows 5/52 {2019}

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a…