Wednesday was Maths, English and comparative religion. Well, comparative in that we compared it to the theory of evolution we'd looked at over the previous couple of days ;) Small didn't think much of it, he likes evolution, and keeps drawing little cartoon strips of how creatures could have got … [Read more...] about Another week sails by.
speaking in tongues
Am attempting to drag myself out of bed slightly earlier in a morning, which is working in terms of less friction between the children, but isn't doing my energy levels much good. I'm really tired all the time! But there you go. Anyway, got up to find that the parcel from Amazon had arrived, … [Read more...] about A day of deliveries, outings and swimming.
I think it was as I was getting my breakfast that I overheard Tim explaining Stone age, Bronze age, Iron age to Small, another conversation prompted by observation of one of his castle figures. From there somehow they moved on to looking at flags and coats of arms and that was what he was showing … [Read more...] about Don't they know it's the weekend?
But before we get there, details of the shopping spree I undertook this afternoon :) Courtesy of the book ppl, I ordered Usborne Internet-Linked French for Beginners with CD, French club, Hide and Speak French (Hide & Speak) (which comes with a collection of activity books, looks a bit young, but … [Read more...] about And an entertaining evening
As promised to the children, my alarm went off at 8 am this morning. Given that I didn't get to sleep until well after midnight, despite being in bed before it, then woke again at 5 and did that horrid drifting dozing thing for a couple of hours, it took me several minutes to force myself out of … [Read more...] about Meet Jax, the entertaining educational machine.