Let’s go on an Alphabet Journey! Craft and activities around letters in the alphabet – a new letter each week. Dragon expressed interest in letter forms and in this series, I explore fun ways to incorporate this into his everyday activities.
This morning started out a bit difficult – several cries in the night kept me awake for a while – and consequently, D and I were both a bit on edge. Saying that, all improved after we had a bite so maybe we were just a bit hangry? After some great play outdoors, trying to ‘wake’ the ‘asleep’ snowman by kicking and stomping on it, hiding-and-seeking and cooking up some delicious leek and potato soup, he miraculously went down for a nap. I’m convinced it had nothing to do with the previous two days of no naps but was just my well-honed parenting skills that made that happen…! Continue reading “One February Afternoon”
If you’ve not come across TED before, it’ll change your world. Inspirational talks by leaders in their various fields, the platform shares insight into all aspects of life – science, humanity, technology, and parenting. Here I have listed some of my favourite talks on parenting and family life.
My husband started a new job in the new year which has meant longer hours and less time with family. We were spoiled in the past as we had an amazing work-life balance: home by 5, cook dinner, play with our boy Dragon, relax or go to the gym/for a bike-ride. For some much-needed together-time, we headed to our local park on Saturday to take in some fresh air and recuperate from what has been a week of adjustment. Continue reading “The Simple Things in Life”