Here’s What Is Working For Us During Social Distancing. COVID19

Here’s What Is Working For Us During Social Distancing. COVID19

I know some of you may be thinking 'Oh good, another post about the coronavirus!' I totally get that!  However, we wanted to share some of our experiences and the activities we have done so far to help us get through it. You may or may not be looking for ideas, and everyone is different [...]

Teaching Our Children To Be Thoughtful In A Time Of Crisis

Teaching Our Children To Be Thoughtful In A Time Of Crisis

I'm sure there are a lot of parents who are trying to figure out how they are going to home school their children and trying their best to prepare. I thought I would share something that I am going to be including in our home schooling over the next.....however long!? There is so much craziness [...]

Mother’s Day Competition!

Mother’s Day Competition!

Being a mum is so fun and rewarding .....but not all the time, right? It can be tiring, draining, emotionally challenging, hard work.....but everything we do is worth it. Seeing your children smile, progress and enjoy life - is there a greater feeling?? Motherhood looks different to everyone. Stay at home mums, working mums....some mums [...]

Valentines Day Bingo!

Valentines Day Bingo!

Whilst browsing through blogs that I follow the other day, I found this fab Valentines Bingo Game over on Confessions of Parenting. We had lots of fun playing it! We used Love Heart Sweets as the counters, but you can use anything. If you do use edible counters (and if your kids are anything like [...]

How to Make an Easy Autumn Wreath

How to Make an Easy Autumn Wreath

I LOVE Autumn, but I was never really a 'wreath' on the front door type person. Until now! I don't know what changed, but I now think a wreath on the door looks fab and needs to be done. Yes - NEEDS to be done! Being a tight (with money - I don't like spending [...]

World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019

For this years World Book Day, the school set a book for each year for the students to dress up from. Freckled Face number 1 had 'James and the Giant Peach' by Roald Dahl. Freckled Face number 2 had 'Room on the Broom' by Julia Donaldson and Freckled Face number 3 had 'Charlie Cooks Favourite [...]

Valentines Day Memories

We are not huge Valentines day supporters, but we do like to have a little bit of fun with it, but not spend loads of money. This morning I had a notification on my phone from Facebook. It was memories...you know - all the posts you've put on on the same date over the years. [...]

3 Valentine’s crafts for kids

3 Valentine’s crafts for kids

We have been doing lots of valentines day crafts and activities lately. We made cards by using pink and red hearts cut out of paper, green paper for the stems and card, glue and pens. You can write whatever message you want to. This was Freckled Face number 4's card to Daddy! The kids thought [...]

Dunham Massey Christmas Lights Display

Wow wow WOW!!! Last weekend we attended Dunham Massey Christmas Lights Display. It was AMAZING! It was done so well and there was such a big variety of lights. We toasted marshmallows over a fire, we saw Santa and one of his elves in a little show, we saw fire, we saw cool fountains and [...]