7 Valentine’s Activities for Toddlers

It’s February! So of course our attention has turned to Valentine’s Day. We don’t tend to make a big deal out of Valentine’s Day in our home. Even so, it’s nice to do a bit of heart-related crafting every now and again, and show someone you care about how much…

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Making over the ensuite bathroom

This is an advertorial feature. When I set my 19 goals for 2019, I chose a few home improvement related goals. One of them was to have our front door repainted, as it was on my to do list for most of 2018 but never happened for one reason or another. Another is to…

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Living Arrows 4/52 {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…

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Pondering Playtime // Dig Dig Digging Tuff Spot Digger Painting

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 Dig Dig Digging by Margaret Mayo, and explored early mark making with M by using the wheels to paint tracks in…

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I’m officially a stay at home parent…but don’t call me lazy.

Last week, a brown envelope dropped through the letterbox. It was my P45. I am now no longer employed by the county supply teaching service. Which makes me officially a stay at home mum. I know I’ve effectively been a stay at home parent since B was born ten months…

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Living Arrows 3/52 {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…

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Pondering Playtime // That’s Not My Hedgehog Sensory Painting

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 That’s Not My Hedgehog by Fiona Watt**, and created an engaging sensory painting activity. That’s Not My Hedgehog – What’s the…

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