Trying to contain the food mess of a baby/toddler (boddler?) is like trying to catch the wind in a sieve but brightly coloured gadgets exist to lure parents into thinking there is a solution that will save time and reduce mess for all kinds of instances. At any given time, in the house of an…… Continue reading NUK Active Snacker Review (can it contain the raisin/cheerio/random snack tsunami?)
Our tomatoes didn’t get off to a very good start. There were many disappointed mornings of peering into barren plant pots and moving the tub into new optimum sunlight spots. Good old cling film came to the rescue when I had a brainwave whilst wrapping sandwiches, it’s when I have all my best ideas. We…… Continue reading Growing tomatoes: update.
https://youtu.be/Pnw-XwCctYY Our learning style could be classed as ‘relaxed’, if we are measuring these things, and sometimes a simple question can lead to a ‘lesson’. I love cheese. I am cutting out bread, pasta and other overtly carby things so I am eating a lot of cheese. It has its own box in the fridge…… Continue reading Cheese, please.
The spring has hit our middle part of England hard and today was finally warm enough to lay out a blanket and sit on the grass. It’ll probably be snowing next week so we won’t be getting our flip flops and sun cream out just yet. Because our wi-fi doesn’t stretch to the garden we…… Continue reading Study in the Sun.
Today is the eve of the baby’s first birthday. It’s been quite a year; moving house, giving up work, homeschooling E, Mr Cosy going to Uni again, getting used to having a completely dependent baby again. I believe in attachment parenting because I see the end results every day but it is tough in practice.…… Continue reading First Birthday Eve & Spring Everywhere.
We were lucky enough to be included in The Big Seed Giveaway which is an organisation that gives free seeds and learning resources to local schools. I thought I’d give applying as a home educator a try and was delighted to be accepted. We received our project pack at the weekend which included seeds and lots…… Continue reading Growing Tomatoes
We don’t get takeaway often but when we do it’s usually Indian and when it is it’s always saag paneer. As cooking is something I want to get better at, bringing the girls along in this learning journey, I decided to attempt it with E (not with mdma, E is my middle daughters initial :D…… Continue reading Saag Paneer