My last baby

my last baby

A few weeks ago I took this photo of my youngest looking out of the window of a canal boat. The more I look at it, the more grown up I think he looks, and the more I realise that he’s really not a baby anymore. As the youngest of four he has a massive advantage […]

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Tired little legs

toddlers

Sometimes little legs will run and run and never seem to get tired. Some days we can be out all day with the children and they can walk miles and still not seem tired. Other days they will be running around all day in the garden, bouncing on the trampoline and chasing one another and […]

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Five minute fun: day six

My Everything

At home I am always trying to make the regular things in life or normal conversations into learning opportunities and fun activities. 5 minute fun really fits in with my approach to parenting so I’ve decided to take their 7 day challenge with the children and will be sharing the activities we try. So – what […]

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Five minute fun: Day one

little helper

At home I am always trying to make the regular things in life or normal conversations into learning opportunities and fun activities. 5 minute fun really fits in with my approach to parenting so I’ve decided to take their 7 day challenge with the children and will be sharing the activities we try. So – what […]

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Morning torture

lego builders

I’m being tortured. It’s been happening for about a year now. Every morning. The torture has got more hardcore as the months have passed. I’m being tortured by a toddler. This toddler. Looks innocent enough right? Most of the time he is, bar the normal toddler mischief and brother bashing. Between the hours of 5 […]

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The rise of the threenager

threenager

The run up to the recent third birthday in our house was pretty full on. Three, it seems is a rather special age, full of change, possibility, new skills and superpowers. Three is a big deal. Back at two and a half the planning began for being three, and it went a bit like this: […]

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