Accomplishments Through Lockdown

We are 5 weeks into lockdown (I think?? The days and weeks are rolling into one and I'm not really sure!?) and at least 1 more to go! We are doing ok. Doing our best to get work done, keep the housework going, baking, crafts, garden makeover, etc. We've also taken this time to work [...]

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 [...]

Manchester Giants Slam Dunk Birthday Parties

Manchester Giants Slam Dunk Birthday Parties

We love basketball, so we were VERY excited when Manchester Giants offered us an opportunity to go and try out their birthday party package!! Unfortunately for Freckled Faces 3 and 4 the parties are aimed at children between 7 - 10 years. Freckled Faces 1 and 2 got to go and join in the fun [...]

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- Lakemore Farm Park

Freckled Face Friday- Lakemore Farm Park

Hi, its Freckled Face number 2! We had a great day at Lakemore farm park. First we had a look at the shetland pony. I loved it! It was so soft and black. Then we had a look at the goats. There was one that was little goat and he was cheeky  and he got [...]

5 Sunny Day Garden Activities for Kids!

5 Sunny Day Garden Activities for Kids!

The weather here in England is finally starting to heat up and be a little drier! Here are some fun, cheap and easy ideas for garden activities for kids. Water Painting This is a great activity for all ages! All you need is a pot of water, a paintbrush and an area to paint on! [...]

Things To Expect When Expecting Your Kids To Get Ready For School In The Morning!

After the older 3 Freckled Faces being off school for 2 weeks, we are now getting back in to the School Run and a few things have stood out to me about our mornings. I thought I would share them in the hope it might make other mums feel a bit better and maybe even [...]

T-Shirts from Teether.co.uk

T-Shirts from Teether.co.uk

Our 4 Freckled Faces were very kindly gifted a t-shirt each from Teether.co.uk. When I opened them up and got them out of the packaging, I was really impressed with the quality. When the older 3 Freckled Faces got home from school and saw them - the first things they said were "wow, so cool!"  [...]

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 [...]