I had an interesting conversation at the start of this week – I was sat next to someone who was filling out a form and after every couple of words she would stop writing and wiggle her fingers. She was laughing at herself and telling me how she hardly ever wrote anything anymore, so when she had to write more than a few words it made her hand ache.
Bringing up a family is one of the most fulfilling journeys in life, but it certainly isn’t an easy ride. It always seems like there’s something to worry about, whether it’s making sure that they’re happy, learning constantly or avoiding the inevitable bumps and bruises. Every parent will manage these challenges differently, but one thing […]
If you have creative children gift buying can seem a little easier as you can always buy art and craft supplies, sketch books, paints, gel pens and so on and normally find something that they will enjoy. It’s nice though when you come across gadgets that can help them explore their creativity in different ways. […]
As a parent have you ever been in a situation when your child has drawn on something they shouldn’t have? A table cloth perhaps? Their bedding, their clothes, themselves, a wall, the carpet? You might have said “draw on the paper” until you were blue in the face and still they’ve drawn everywhere but the […]
All of the children love to craft, paint, draw, chalk and get involved in anything creative. They all enjoy it and have made all sorts over the years. However, one of the children is by far the most creative. He’s the one that dreams up the creations, produces detailed drawings for them and then, along with […]
As a parent it can be so exciting when you see your child developing a particular skill or an obvious talent. I’ve spoken to lots of parents over the years who I’d describe as your classic pushy parent, and in most cases the children have lost interest in whatever it was they showed real promise […]
You might have read a while back about all the new fairy that came to live with us. To re- cap she is called Lily after a very special little friend of ours and she lives behind a special fairy door in the kitchen. Did you know that you can invite a fairy to live […]
One of the books we took away with us on our recent ski trip was Peppa Goes Skiing. Who knew Peppa could ski? She really gets around that little pig. It’s safe to say that Peppa and George and family always go down well here and we were really pleased to learn of a brilliant […]