Book Review: Write, Inspire, Create

L is 5 but passionate about writing stories and absolutely loves it, if however you are trying to ignite a passion not yet shown then 7 would probably be a better age, but this book has no upper age, any aspiring writing would benefit from the activities in this gorgeous book

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Christmas Prep & Writing

December has in the past meant a drastic increase in my writing as I have blogged about my Alternative Advent Calendar with my boys, this year however I have not found the time or energy to write a single post about it, I have made it as far as taking a couple of photos and…

My First Book Review: Finding Dory

This is my first ever book review, I am equal parts nervous and excited, I have been trying to challenge myself to write more, my blog has as ever been neglected for a few months again, writing is definitely and up and down with me, I have so much to say and love to compose…

Officially not registered for school!

So awesome that today was the cut off date for applications for primary school for our eldest, as it was also the smoothest day for Homeschooling or just my boys in general,ever. Two boys under 5 with very different needs and abilities generally means someone gets upset or bored at some point during the day…

Out of Sync with my children – Reset day needed

Stress, my stress, my boys stress and by extension my (self-employed working from home) husbands stress, it all seamed very out of sync recently, Baby D (who is officially now a toddler not a baby!) was not napping properly, L was getting super abstinent about getting dressed in the morning to go out to groups,…

Making jam tarts with toddler tomorrow

My writing warm up blog post today was going to be about upcycling packaging from amazon (ludicrous amounts for the tinniest item so plenty of materials to play with) into toddler art wrapping paper and underwater scenes, but whilst search the pictures on my computer I realised the one I want was on my phone…

Crafts, party prep and homeschooling fun

Its been a few weeks since I last posted, two children and Christmas is not a combination for spare time to write, but is definitely a recipe for fun, lots of fun, Baby D’s first christmas, he was rather oblivious to most of it but as ever was happy cuddled up with mummy in the…

Alternative Advent Calendar 6th Dec

The foam stickers were a hit and L made some more christmas cards and put some in his sticker book he also very cutely pretended to pick the flower stickers from the page and gave them to me to smell and then pretended to be a bee and eat them to make honey, which really…