(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.
The Twindoes rushed in from kinder today all excited. “The Toy Fairy has been Mum.. the Toy Fairy!!” There, in their hot little hands were two much wanted, much anticipated and long waited for toys. The Toy Fairy had in fact been and left some goodies on our door step! Izzy has had her eye […]
I am not a big fan of colouring in books. I want children to draw from their imagination and experience, rather than colour in someone else’s pictures. I want them to value their own designs and creativity, rather than feel like they should be drawing pictures like those in colouring in books. My girls LOVE […]
When my twins were three, they didn’t know there was chocolate inside those pretty eggs and bunnies in the supermarket! We didn’t really celebrate Easter much when our kids were little, but as they got older and venture out into the big wide world of preschool and school, Easter has become more meaningful for our […]
Dressing up is big time popular in this house. We have enough dress-ups to clothe a small army, and still there are more and more and more ideas for new outfits popping out of the girl’s heads at a rate of knots. But what about the Small Boy? Muski loves to dress up too… but […]
It’s freakishly hot in our part of the world at the moment, and set to get even hotter before the week is out. We don’t have air-conditioning or a swimming pool (I wish on both accounts) so four 40 degree days (that’s about 104 Fahrenheit) in a row isn’t going to be much fun with […]