Rain – An invitation

After the miserable weather allowing for many puddle splashing days and prompting a variety of questions, I dexiddd to set up a small activity invitation to explore the topic with W & B. Lego house activity  Lego blocks Squares of various materials Cotton pads Coloured water (in a water gun) This was a great activity,…

Rewarding hard work not ability

Life is a competition, there are winners and losers. If you’re intelligent enough you’ll win and if not, you inevitably miss out. At least that’s what I use to believe. Both W and B are intelligent enough to go somewhere in life, which parent wouldn’t want their child to succeed? However the nature of W’s…

Is my child ready for school? 

This is a question I and countless other parents ask ourselves everyday. But what does it mean?  With less than 8 months until my biggest baby starts school, I’m panicking. I caved and bought too many ‘Starting School’ themed workbooks. They promise to prepare your child with early writing skills, simple addition, letter recognition and…