Ok, hands up, who is melting in this heatwave we’re having? I am Scottish, a West Coaster no less, I’m used to Dull, Wet and Windy 364 days a year. I will never tolerate anything more than 23 degrees and that has to be with a strong breeze. This 30+ malarkey is finishing me off… Continue reading Fine Motor Work, Life-Cycles and Counting – Oh My!
What better time to start learning how to play games than a few weeks before your little summer holiday! 21 days and counting…not that I am…ok who am I kidding, I’m practically counting the seconds! It’s not often we go away anywhere so I am quite excited for a few days in the country, living… Continue reading Learning to play games.
Today was a big day for us and sent my anxiety to an all time high: L had her Cardiology appointment at a specialist clinic at a hospital 40 minutes from us. I was absolutely blown away with how she took everything in her stride, she was a little diamond and her calm helped me… Continue reading Hospitals and Hearts.
Today is a pretty big deal in the U.K as we vote in our General Election. I am not a politics Guru, in fact my husband broke down the important manifestos for me and gave me great impartial insight on a lot of the issues that either directly affect me or I am passionate about… Continue reading Voting, Painting and a…Holiday?
I love snails, I always have. I know they are a gardeners nightmare, but their cute little antennae and uniquely patterned shells and squidgy little bodies just make me go “awww”. It’s a weakness. They’re also so innocuous and easy going they make a fabulous, easy subject to study for toddlers. Moving slowly definitely has… Continue reading Slugs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails.
Wow! I was expecting some kind of interest and possible minor disinterest or indifference as insects have only registered on her radar when she has accused blue/green bottles of being bees when they come in the house and our Bearded Dragon’s dinner! She has mentioned them more and more though and started pointing them out,… Continue reading Couldn’t Wait to Get Started!
So over summer we are going to be looking at and exploring Insects and Bugs and their habitats and looking after some snails! How exciting! I like most minibeasts, the ones I tend to draw the line at are spiders and daddy long legs /shudder. It’s the legs and the way they move, I get… Continue reading Minibeasts: Summer Project