This week is Children's Mental Health Week. With all the craziness of the past year, I think this years acknowledgment of it is even more important than ever! Children, like adults, have had a year of not knowing when normality will resume, being teased with a little normality - for it to be taken away [...]
8 Autumn Crafts for Children
Autumn is here! All the crispy and colourful leaves..... the fresh chilly air.... it's colder and darker....smell of pumpkins. For me, Autumn is all about the colours, the change in the trees, the change in the air, pumpkins, fireworks (good old Guy Fawkes!), fires and cosy-ness! Whilst getting cosy, and looking forward all the fun [...]
Growing Up Means Adapting
Growing up means adapting.......I bet you're singing the song from Frozen 2 right now!? Good ol' Olaf! How wise he is. Today I stood and watched Freckled Face 1 walk off to school by himself. He went off so happy, and I mean SO happy. He could have at least pretended to be nervous or [...]
Kids Say the Funniest Things – Edition One!
Easter Bark Recipe
15 Challenges To Set Your Children To Help Them Fight Bordem And Grow In Confidence
Our 4 Freckled Faces are all at different ages and abilities, which is making 'Crisis Schooling' a little tricky in these COVID19 Lockdown times. I'm sure this is the case for lots of you too, right? I have been setting them challenges that they can all do to the best of their own abilities, but [...]
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 [...]
Watadventurers Book Review – by Freckled Face 1
7 Benefits of Baking – for Kids
Baking with kids is a bit like marmite - you either love it or hate it! We love baking! ....maybe a bit too much.....that would explain my huge weight gain! All 4 Freckled Faces have always liked being in the kitchen with me - asking question, helping, offloading all their thoughts, etc. Don't get me [...]
Freckled Face Friday – Interview with an 8 year old
So some of you may have seen the other interviews I have done with the other 3 Freckled Faces. Interview with Freckled Face number 2 Interview with Freckled Face number 3 Interview with Freckled Face number 4 Here is how my little chat/interview with Freckled Face number 1 went... 1. What is your favourite thing [...]