Tag Archive: learning

Our backpacking adventure: Charmouth Beach

On our second day of backpacking as a family along the Jurassic Coast we arrived at Cummins Farm Campsite just outside Lyme Regis.¬†Our plan was to stay here for one night and move on, but we decided in the end…
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Exploring with a pocket microscope

There haven’t been all that many opportunities for us to go out walking these past few weeks, what with the bad weather and me not taking to the first three months of pregnancy very well. So as soon as the…
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The Tin Can Word Game

Rowan is one of the youngest children in his class, and when he started school aged just four years and three weeks I was worried. He’s a bright kid, but his brother was almost five when he started school so…
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#WIN A Sooty ABC DVD

Sooty seems to be an utterly timeless character. He was around when I was learning my ABCs and he’s around now that Rowan is learning his. The difference between then and now though is that I didn’t have an educational,…
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Project 365: Week 11

Week eleven seems to have been a week of people in the main. Days 67 to 73 look like this for us … Day Sixty Seven A selfie from me with my best fluffy friend, Betsy the Dog! Day Sixty…
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Project 365: Week 7

I’m late to the Project 365 party again and haven’t linked up to The Boy and Me’s blog, but I’m determined to keep plodding on with this project anyway. Here are days 39 to 45 of 2015.   Day Thirty…
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Making Magnetic Slime

I was browsing Pinterest when I came across someone who had made magnetic slime. I thought the boys would love to make their own slime, so I clicked through to find out what I needed to buy. Unfortunately, the site…
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Our princess-free Frozen night

Rowan really loves Disney’s Frozen, but I find that much of the merchandise on sale is princess-based. While we’ve no aversion to Anna and Elsa, when I googled ‘Frozen parties’ I found a lot of photos of little girls in…
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#GOSSresolutions: January Update

It’s been a month since I made my new year resolutions and here I am to confess update the blog with my progress so far. First up – weight loss. In week one I joined in with Sim’s weight loss…
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