Number car park for preschoolers

Following on from my letter activity using dinosaurs, here is another simple activity that is perfect for preschoolers. This time it is to help with numbers and counting. Rufus is good at counting, but gets mixed up when reading numbers 6 and 9 (Winston did the same) and this exercise was specifically to target that. […] Read more…

Striped shirt round up in preparation for spring

I love wearing shirts – they are light, comfortable and perfect for the up-and-coming-ever-so-unpredictable British spring. Unsurprisingly, my ironing basket does not share my love – it’s almost always full (all year), and overflows during spring and summer. I have spotted so many gorgeous striped shirts recently, and thought I would do a little round […] Read more…

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This week there have been a few glimpses of spring and we’ve been out in the garden trying to make it look more welcoming. I am excited for the lighter evenings. Jared and I went to an elbow concert one night, and it was really something special. Some people are so talented. I’ve hijacked the […] Read more…

Host Unusual places to stay

There is nothing better than going away for a night, a weekend, or a week (or two). A change in routine does wonders for the soul, and I’m excited to share with you some of the incredible places that Host Unusual has to offer. From private islands, castles, hobbit huts, boats and lighthouses, to windmills, caves, […] Read more…

11/52

This was taken one afternoon during a bed jumping session – something Ru loves. I love quiet afternoons like this. Otto watched his every move. R: All Ru talks about is ‘bad guys’ and ‘good guys’, he loves acting out scenes and making all the sound effects. O: O has been displaying some serious FoMO […] Read more…

Being a mum of three

Lots of people ask me what it’s like to have three children. How is going from one to two different from going from two to three? It seems a number that many couples are on the fence about – should we leave our family as a solid two, or mix things up a little? I’ve mentioned […] Read more…

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