I adore the downtime of the school holidays and the opportunity it gives my children to be creative without any constrains on their time. It’s also wonderful to see them create with the freedom to go with whatever is currently in their hearts and minds, rather than have to work on something within the guidelines […]
The Gallery: World Photography Day
August 19 was World Photography Day‘. In celebration of the amazing world of photography Tara, at ‘Sticky Fingers’, asked us to take a photograph on that day, or over the weekend, for week 71 of ‘The Gallery’. She said, “Make it a photo to treasure for generations to come; family life, a moment, a precious […]
The bog’s dried up, time to play!
It seems like ages since we’ve simply ‘played’ in our garden. For months and months it’s been too cold, windy and wet. But, finally, there’s more finer days and the grass is actually drying out enough between drenches for us to give it a good mow. We can actually put down a picnic rug and […]
Today was a day like millions of other stay-at-home parents around the world, but does that make it any less remarkable? Children wake up every morning with driven curiosity and grasp at every opportunity to learn and explore. As a parent I feel a tremendous responsibility to ensure the doors are wide open in every […]