My Twitter and Facebook feeds are full of people engaging in messy sensory play and as the Easter Holidays are here and I have a daughter who misses the stimulation of preschool dreadfully, I thought I’d bite the bullet and join in. I say bite the bullet – I’m not very good at messy play.… Continue reading Water Play
From the front room I hear: Arthur (shouting): Help! Help! Down! Help! Tori: Coming Arthur! *pause* I’m sorry, I can’t help you. Arthur (disappointed tone): Okay *heavy sigh* I then walk into the room to find Arthur stuck in a box with his knees round his ears and a look of resigned acceptance on his… Continue reading Quotes of the Week
Tonight we suggested that because Tori is such a big girl, maybe she would like to go to bed without wearing a nappy. We put the potty and her toilet roll beside her bed, same as we do for every nap time she has (happily, with no nappy), and said that we’d leave her torch… Continue reading I Want My Nappy!
Tori has conjunctivitis and has been sent home from school. We are on our way to the doctors. Tori: I don’t want to go to the doctors. Mummy: Why not? The doctor will give you something to stop your eye from hurting. Tori: But it’s made my eye pink and if I don’t go to… Continue reading Quotes of the Week
My very lucky daughter was kindly given the opportunity to review Disney Store UK’s Fairies 5-in-1 Easel Activity Set and to say she was pleased is a bit of an understatement. After all the hustle and bustle of Christmas, Tori was feeling a distinct lack of presents, so this turning up on the doorstep was a… Continue reading Disney Fairies 5-In-1 Easel Activity Set ~ Product Review
CHRISTMAS EVE: ‘Twas the night before Christmas… CHRISTMAS DAY: Santa’s been!! BOXING DAY: Playing with new toys – Small free!! THURSDAY (Christmas Take Two): Because families are too big to squish together all the time – we get to do everything twice and get double the love!! FRIDAY: There is no love quite like the… Continue reading 365 Project Week 34 ~ ‘Family’
From the mouths of babes… * Driving to the Christingle service at Ellerdine on Christmas Eve… Arthur: Moon! Moon! Moon! Moon! Moon! Moon! Moon! Mummy: …Arthur, they’re street lights… * On Christmas Day, Tori walks into the front room and up to her Uncle Nad… Tori: You’re my wife! * Tori: I’m going to be… Continue reading Quotes Of The Week