I'm not a big gift flowers person. Don't get me wrong, I love flowers themselves, but generally still attached to their parent plants. But I was offered Mother's Day flowers from Appleyard London to review and I decided that a treat sounded pretty good to me. I'm glad I went for it, as the … [Read more...] about Mother's day flowers from Appleyard London
There is a technique sometimes referenced in home education circles called strewing, in which you casually leave educational resources round and about to sucker entice your children into educating themselves. I like to think of myself as an extreme strewer. I'm not, of course. I'm just … [Read more...] about Following their interests (home education the lazy way)
I don't like sticky, messy things. I'm not even fond of kneading dough or mixing cake. And as a young child, Small was much the same. It's not fair though, to let that impact on the younger two. So since Christmas I've been making a real effort to get crafty and messy with them. We've been helped … [Read more...] about Stepping up to the messy play plate.
We are part of the Baker Ross blogging network and these fabulous seaside stickers were in our latest craft box. They're new to the range and I think they're wonderful. The children had a lovely afternoon making pictures with them. … [Read more...] about Seaside stickers for a sunny day.
It was history etc today. Slightly odd in that Big didn't come with us, she was at a Kentwell friend's birthday party. Shame the dates clashed as there were several extra participants in history she'd have loved to see, but that's the way it goes. There's apparently something coming up about … [Read more...] about History with added flowers.