Maximum Effort

It can be hard sometimes, watching your child struggling with something. Repeating the same action over and over or trying and failing at doing something like buttoning a shirt or carrying something heavy. Until they ask for help though it can be truly beneficial for both parties if the parent observes the child. Perhaps offer... Continue Reading →

Little Performers

We live three hours away from any family members which means when we visit or they come to us it's an event. There's no 'popping in', the children don't really get a chance to just be with their grandparents without it always being about catching up and showing them all that they are and all... Continue Reading →

Sensory Bath Time Fun!

Quite why it has taken me so long to work out that this is a good idea, I don't know. But sensory play in the bath is a genius idea that suddenly came to me one cold afternoon! After looking online I am clearly not the only one with this brainwave and now have lots... Continue Reading →

3 BLW FAQ’s

It can be a daunting, the whole weaning thing especially when it is your first child. I think me and my husband were lucky in that we were fairly laid back to start with and that helped with any weaning issues. We are both really passionate about Baby Led Weaning and find that there are... Continue Reading →

Our children don’t play with toys

We've always been quite aware that our children do not play with toys. I think this is partly our fault, we engage with our children through practical activities and through materials that encourage learning and building connections rather than sitting down with them with 'toys'. I have sometimes watched friend's children playing with their toys... Continue Reading →

Are you a girl?

We try to make clothes just clothes in our house. Effort is made to not gender stereotype anything. If Alice wants to wear a top with a tractor or digger on (which is regularly) that is fine, it's her choice. If Joseph wants to wear a tutu to the shops then that is fine, it's... Continue Reading →

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