8 Autumn Crafts for Children

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!

Kids Say the Funniest Things – Edition One!

These are just a few of the things our 4 Freckled Faces have said over the years that have tickled us. Oh how I WISH I had remembered to write them all down! Which ones have you heard before too? Which one gets you laughing most?   Mum, if a cheetah gets old...will they need [...]

15 Challenges To Set Your Children To Help Them Fight Bordem And Grow In Confidence

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!

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

Watadventurers Book Review – by Freckled Face 1

A week ago I got a package in the post. I was very excited and wanted to know what it was. It was my very own personalised Watadventure book! BLUE FOX - FROM THE SEWERS TO THE STARS: THE RISE OF THE WATADVENTURERS. It is for children about 6 years old to 12 years old. It [...]

7 Benefits of Baking – for Kids

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

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 [...]

Freckled Face Friday-The Adventures of Buddy the Elf

Hello everybody. I'm freckled face number 3. This is our elf he's been really cheeky. Here are a few things he's been doing. He has been eating sweeties when it was bedtime. We found him eating our biscuits. He was crunching very loudly. I told you he was being cheeky. He made snow angels in [...]