I've spoken before about my journey to change my parenting style and I've recommended books that have been great stepping stones on the journey. Today I am recommending another one. It is "Listen : Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Parenting Challenges" by Patty Wipfler and Tosha Schore. Like many of the other books… Continue reading Listen
Miss Oh Waily's Review It was a great book. I liked the book because it was funny and silly, and because Violet turned in to a massive blueberry. I also liked it when Verucca fell down the hole and I liked it when Willie Wonka had a candy boat. Charlie was my favourite character because… Continue reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
In my email tonight there's a lovely message from my newest, favourite online shop... Audible.com. I gave their free trial a go and have since joined up for the year on their basic membership. That lets me have one audiobook per month and a discounted rate on others. Tonight's email is a nasty little brute.… Continue reading Audible enabling
Today's post is really a recommended reading. It's about play and it's importance to our children. I love this article by Genevieve Simperingham, it encapsulates so much of what I wish for my kids. It's called, very simply, The Power of Play. I'm also very slowly working my way through Lawrence Cohen's book "Playful Parenting" which has… Continue reading Playing with the kids
Today there was coffee ! And some applied maths... multiple-step multiplication and addition to work out the right number of blocks to make paths in Minecraft, for both kids. Also some discussion about different patterns and how to construct them. In between that there was a trip to the shops, a library visit for new… Continue reading What Did We Do Today?