So, last week I took delivery of a very large box of Montessori materials from the lovely Anne-Marie from Child Led Chaos. And this week I started to get the resources out. The first one out of the box was the Trinomial Cube (amazon), for no other reason than both Big and I adore it. Turns out … [Read more...] about Getting hands on with Montessori education
the words. At the weekend I said that I thought Tigerboy was heading for a developmental leap. Today he took it. This morning it was the usual signing, pointing and grunting to decipher the breakfast requirements. He's happy with it, mostly, although we have been having a few tantrums … [Read more...] about After the silence
Yesterday was a very long day. I got up at 4.10 to work out what the alarm noise was, but it shut off before I could find it. (Don't you love that?) Then I lay in bed afraid that I would sleep through the alarm, so just dozed until 6. Great start! So then, getting up and getting three children … [Read more...] about Happy 40th Playmobil – a fun day at the Pirate Castle, Camden
Earlier this week it was Tigerboy's two year assessment. The local health visitor service had sent out a horribly American (diapers??) questionnaire for me to complete and take back, and I'd followed him around for a couple of days, looking for evidence of wearing boxes as hats, jumping with both … [Read more...] about Development assessment and alphabet soup.
I was going to do some more photography, sort out some competition posts, look into a couple of affiliate deals, maybe catch up on some book reviews and definitely wade through my emails. Instead I slept in. Dragged myself out for a run, and then went for a shower with Tigerboy. And in the shower … [Read more...] about So much to do today.