I recently read a lovely post over at Childhood 101 about a quiet day spent at home playing. At the end of her post, Christie asked a question… “How much time do you spend truly present in playful interactions with your child or children? How do your structure this time into your daily or weekly […]
It’s the end of third term here. Two weeks off from kinder and ballet and a couple of other things that we attempt to squeeze into our life. Two weeks to sleep in and take it easy. Two weeks to go on adventures and paint and draw and stay in our pyjamas all day! We […]
The sun is shining. It’s not blowing a gale. That’s it… everyone… OUTSIDE!!! Wear you gumboots so you can dig in the mud. Put on sunscreen because the sun has bite and I know your hat won’t stay for long. Pick flowers and herbs, add a splash of water and a sprinkle of dirt to […]
Ah how we love Duplo and Lego! All three kids enjoy building with our HUGE collection of Duplo (big toddler lego). Muski has been able to fit the blocks together and build towers since he was about 18 months old and the girls create amazingly detailed and elaborate constructions and stories to go along with […]
We seem to have Mount Fugi growing on our window sill…. I play Wordless Wednesday at Five Minutes for Mom. Find more wordless wednesday at Technorati.
(pastel drawing by Zoe – aged five and a half) “Art is never finished, only abandoned.” – Leonardo da Vinci I play Wordless Wednesday at Five Minutes for Mom. Find more wordless wednesday at Technorati.
So it’s school holidays for us at the moment… well kinder holidays. We’re still running at a mile a minute, with birthday parties and this crazy family wedding, but this week I was determined to do something fun with the kids, something they’d wanted to do for ages. We got out the paints. I was […]
Meet Marissa… the first in the new toy range ‘My Little Penguins’ designed by Izzy – aged five and a half! Hey Hasbro are you listening? She wants a 20% cut of the profits.