Living Arrows 44/52 {2019}

November 4, 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 photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up…

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5 Activities to Develop Toddlers’ Counting Skills

November 1, 2019

My three year old has recently shown an interest numbers and counting, so I thought I’d do a little round up post of activity ideas to develop counting skills for toddlers. I hope you like them! Click the image for each idea to see more details for that activity. 1. Creepy Crawly Counting I set up this counting activity with a Halloween theme in mind,…

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Making a house a home: decorating plans {AD}

October 30, 2019

At the start of the year I made 19 goals for 2019. One of those goals was to ‘make our house a home’; to add more little details through decor to make our house more homely. I think we’ve been so used to living in rented properties where we’ve been unable to decorate, that we almost don’t know how to do it now that we…

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Living Arrows 43/52 {2019}

October 28, 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 photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up…

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Pondering Playtime // Spooky Counting Activity

October 25, 2019

Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my weekly series where I share a fun play and learning activity. This week, I’ve chosen this spooky Halloween-themed counting activity, which my three year old enjoyed. Spooky Counting Activity – Set Up For this activity, I cut out six ‘ghosts’ from three pieces of white A4 card. I then used a Sharpie to draw on eyes and numbers. When…

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Choosing a school for your child: A teacher’s perspective

October 23, 2019

Before becoming a full time stay at home parent, I was a primary school teacher for almost ten years. My husband is still in primary education (he’s a head teacher), so we discuss school politics and education on an almost daily basis! Our eldest child is also due to start school next September, so we are about to embark on school applications with the shoe…

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Living Arrows 42/52 {2019}

October 21, 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 photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up…

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Hi, I’m Jules. I’m a 30-something teacher, currently at home being mum to M, two, and baby B.

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