Tag: Growing Up

Sunday Photo

Not the first day of School

Tomorrow is the first day of the new year at Monkey’s school. He is so excited to be going into Year 2. Surprisingly I didn’t need to buy too much new uniform for him, we had replaced shoes just before the summer (no choice, we couldn’t get anymore wear out of them), I picked up …

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Little Big Songs – Review

If our car over the past few weeks we have been listening to a lovely CD called ‘Little Big Songs). Released in May this year the CD was created by Jerry O’Regan, a musician and writer from Edinburgh. Jerry knows music, he has been playing the guitar and singing in bands since he was 15, …

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Young Games Inventor 2014

BrainBox is a fab games company who make a wide range of games perfect for kids to play with kids and families to play together. This year they are running a challenge for children to invent their very own board game.  As far as BrainBox are concerned children are the perfect inventors. They’re full of …

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Away in my aeroplane – #Parragon Review

“Riding along in my airplane, I wave to the sun, I should to the rain. Then with a roar of my motors that drowns me out, I dash straight up in the air and wheel about.” See the birds way up high and the people way down below in this rhyme full of movement, wonder, …

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Country Kids

Monkey, Mouse and I have been away this week.  A while ago I signed up to help on a residential holiday for some local children and with Daddy being at work it meant that the children were coming with me. They were a bit younger than the age group going but it did not stop …

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I want to be – Blossom Magazine Competition!

There has been an awesome competition launched this week in the Blossom Magazine and it is perfect for those of you with girls around the 5-8 year old mark! The #IWantToBe campaign is asking young readers to submit a video entry of what they want to be when they grow up. Growing up I often …

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#Alphabetphoto L is for…….

Laughing! Who doesn’t love laughing?!  Well, maybe there are some people who don’t but I love a real good laugh. I think sometimes we forget to laugh – either there is a belief a situation is too serious, we are under too much pressure or we just don’t have the time. Some days I find …

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The Fish with the Deep Sea Smile – Review

Parragon bring to you a fab story from best selling children’s author Margaret Wise Brown.  The fish with the Deep Blue smile, of a family’s quest to find the fish with the deep sea smile! The front cover screams ‘read me’ with it’s lovely blue background and the big orange fish looking at you! It …

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Party Dress in the Park – #Countrykids

Earlier this week we had Mouse’s Graduation at pre-school, she wanted to join in even though she doesn’t yet have a school place and may be going back in September. But for her it was important to be there with her friends. It was so cute, they had little graduation hats and cloaks, walked down …

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