Arthur is four. I am not finding four a very easy age but it’s not all tantrums and rage and hitting, even if some days it feels like it. There are good things too, laughter and cuddles and games. And obsessions. Four year olds are very good at fixating on things – Arthur keeps singing… Continue reading Four Obsessions of a Four Year Old Boy
The Diggers by Margaret Wise Brown Illustrated by: Antoine Corbineau Series: N/A Published: Parragon Books, 2014 Edition: Paperback Print Length: 32 pages Narrated By: N/A Genre: Children’s Fiction, Picture Book, Where Did I Get It? I received a copy as part of the Parragon Book Buddies Scheme in return for an honest review. Blurb: DIG… Continue reading The Diggers ~ Picture Book Review
Herb, The Vegetarian Dragon by Jules Bass Illustrated by: Debbie Harter Series: N/A Published: Barefoot Books Ltd, 2005 Edition: Paperback Print Length: 32 pages Narrated By: N/A Genre: Children’s Fiction, Picture Book, Dragons, Vegetarian Society Approved Literature Where Did I Get It? Tori& Arthur were given a copy as a gift. Blurb: The dragons in… Continue reading Herb, The Vegetarian Dragon ~ Picture Book Review
The Bully And The Shrimp by Catherine Allison Illustrated by: Kim Geyer Series: N/A Published: Parragon Books, September 2014 Edition: Paperback Print Length: 32 pages Narrated By: N/A Genre: Children’s Fiction, Picture Book, Where Did I Get It? I received a copy as part of the Parragon Book Buddies Scheme in return for an honest… Continue reading The Bully and The Shrimp ~ Picture Book Review
A couple of weeks ago I posted about my dread of the Summer Holidays and my plans to make a Summer Jar. Well the day is finally here once Tori is home from school this afternoon, the Summer Holidays begin – time to put the Summer Jar into action! What went into our Summer Jar… Continue reading Panic Stations: The Strategy
The Summer Holidays are approaching. Repeat. Summer Holidays approaching. PANIC STATIONS! Six weeks. SIX weeks. Six. This fills me fear. Don’t get me wrong – I love my kids but six whole weeks of them off school? I don’t know what to do with them. They are at ages I’m not confident with anyway… Continue reading Panic Stations!
It was Tori’s school trip last Thursday and luckily there were enough spaces on the coach for all of us to go. It was a beautiful day and we had lots of fun exploring Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom which is only half an hour or so from home! After the usual ear-splitting, mind-numbing bus journey… Continue reading The Day We Stroked A Skunk