We had many plans for today, but alas the cold we all have crippled us all by 2pm and the only thing we were good for was bed. L was cranky and disinterested in everything, even the things she asked for; food, park play, crafts etc. We went to the event at Arnot Hill Park… Continue reading The Year of The Rooster.
As L is our only child, in her prepared environment at home, she doesn’t get the opportunity to work in pairs or groups, which is why we jumped on this group as soon as we heard it was being set up, as well as attending other classes and meet ups. This group though is the… Continue reading Working Together
If you want to get down to the nitty gritty, I guess this is child led and she chose what she wanted to do all day, it just so happened to be re-discovering The Furby that we bought her last year! Nothing beats the inane babble from a semi-robotic, electronic creature that changes personality more… Continue reading It’s Not All Montessori All The Time…
Who IS Robert Burns and why is he celebrated? Robert Burns, otherwise known by most Scots as ‘Rabbie Burns’, was a prolific Scottish Poet (among other things), heralded as the pioneer of the Romanticism Literary Movement of the 18th century. The celebration we still enjoy today is celebrated every 25th of January, which was Robert Burns… Continue reading Celebrating Robert Burns
Send help, we’ve been taken down by The Common Cold. L is hoarse, sore, snotty and eternally miserable. I have had a pounding headache for 36 hours, a sore throat, swollen glands and into minus figures with patience and the struggle is real. James…appears to be starting with a sore throat, it seems like by… Continue reading S.O.S!
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What is consent and how do you teach it? Everywhere I look, people are stressing how important it is to teach our children about consent. The general consensus is that girls need to know how to say no and boys need to know that no means no. I don’t agree,…
Today we froze our various sized butts off whilst attending the Temple Fair for Chinese New Year that the City Council helped organise. It was really great – so many beautiful music and dance performances, including the infamous Dragon Dance. We arrived just a bit late but did catch The Dragon and The Red Sun… Continue reading Chinese New Year Temple Fair: Nottingham