First Tuesday of the month meeting, for the first time in a while (it doesn't run in school holidays, and got caught out in September by inset days). Small declined on the grounds that none of his specific friends were going today, so I was able to offer a lift to one of Smallest's friends, which … [Read more...] about Skating, friends and a doodlesome evening
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It's not often I host non book related guest posts on this blog, but I think actually it might be a nice way to introduce my readers to some of my blogging friends - and Kirsty is someone I've known since before I started to blog. Yes, we really do go back *that* far. We've done a lot together over … [Read more...] about What I wish I knew before my first camping trip with kids – by Kirsty from Get Kids Outside
So, last night I had plans - how did it all pan out? Well, we did some of it :) I started the day with my physio mandated exercises. Then I did a bit of crying when my shoulder went into spasm :( I'd been gentle, honest, but obviously not gentle enough. Pulled myself together and somehow motivated … [Read more...] about Getting Christmas crafty – no 1 peg doll fairies.
Colchester Zoo is our local zoo, if you can refer to something 40 minutes drive away as local. We've only been once before, as guests of First News when we had a fabulous amphibians experience. Then just last week I learnt via facebook that they were offering (free) home education sessions, targeted … [Read more...] about Animal adaptations – home education at Colchester Zoo
First meet of the year, a workshop run by a felting expert. Now, I'm reasonably familiar with felt after my Kentwell experience, but I'm never going to pass up on the chance to work with an expert, and this turned out to be great fun. Smallest designed a picture, I just love the way the colours and … [Read more...] about Fun with felt at home education group