Decorate your home this Hallowe'en with this cool craft idea. Do you like to dress up your home for Halloween? With Halloween only a couple of weeks away, Sophia and Dexter are keen to enter into the spirit of things more (excuse the pun), so we've been thinking about how to 'spookify' our house this year. A little while ago, I was sent a 6 pack of owl stained glass effect decorations by Baker Ross and thought this would be a perfect arts and crafts activity to help us dress up our home for Halloween. (more…)
How to talk about death to young children in a way that doesn't scare them. (more…)
Chicken, vegetable and rice fajitas. We have a weekly tradition in my house. Family film night. At the end of a long and busy week, Sophia and Dexter get to stay up late and we all snuggle up together under a blanket watching the film we've all chosen. (more…)
Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.
Why I like seeing my children get messy. If there's one thing my children aren't, it's a 'stainophobe'. They think nothing of making a mess or getting dirty when they're playing together. Let stains get in the way of having fun? No chance! Not in their world. (more…)
Looking back at how we staved off boredom during the summer. (more…)
Construction toys for girls... because building isn't just for boys. (more…)
Getting outdoors to support the National Trust Nature Misses You campaign. (more…)