Arthur’s class is having a party. Well, not the whole class, only those who have read X number of times at home are having a party. I’m not sure Arthur is invited. I know he has read enough. We read a lot. In fact, reading is so much a normal part of the day that… Continue reading The Latest Parent-Guilt Trip
There was something different about Warwick Castle when we visited on Saturday and it had a very funny effect on the Smalls… For October Half Term, Warwick Castle has been transformed into The Haunted Castle and it is wickedly spooky for all ages as well as being as fascinating and interesting as usual! It doesn’t… Continue reading The Haunted Castle – Warwick Castle
My head has been a bit of a mess for the last couple of months so I have decided to sit down and think of five things that have made me happy over the last few weeks – so that when I’m having a bad day I can come back here and see that the sunshine does come out of the clouds and make rainbows sometimes.
He has two, actually. They have been rotating since about a week before Christmas, interspersed between Jingle Bells and The Imperial March which are less earworms and more just like breathing when you’re a four-year-old Arthur. They are not earworms I expected him to get – though I must say that I approve of his… Continue reading Arthur Has An Earworm…
For a while now, Arthur has been addicted to Star Wars. It started out as an addiction to Angry Birds, then Angry Birds Star Wars and then the films themselves. He also loves Lego so it wasn’t long before the Star Wars Lego addiction became a big thing. Tori is not far behind him in… Continue reading The Lego Star Wars Addiction
I had the pleasure of meeting Helen and Monkey from Monkey Wellbeing at BritMums Live 2015 and Monkey has come to my house over summer to help Tori and Arthur learn about their teeth and how to keep them healthy. The dental pack came with a Healthy Teeth activity guide with stickers, a story book… Continue reading Healthy Teeth with Monkey Wellbeing (Review)
Last week, the Smalls and I gatecrashed Caius’ hotel room when he went up to Edingburgh for work for a summer holiday. We had a busy week, averaging 6 miles a day on foot exploring what the city has to offer, whilst Caius was at work in the office. … Continue reading Edinburgh Adventures