We can sum up very quickly what people need to teach their own children. First of all, they have to like them, enjoy their company, their physical presence, their energy, foolishness and passion. They have to enjoy all their talk and questions, and enjoy equally trying to answer[…]

Today has been a fab day and one the whole family has been looking forward to. Today we went to the Harry Potter studios for Bean’s birthday treat.  There will be a fuller post about our visit later in the week, but today’s 100 Happy Days photo comes[…]

I have joined a new bloggers’ book club, in the hope that it will force me to make time to read – I miss it when I don’t get time to read for relaxation.  This is the first book we are reading (it’s a Kindle club, which suits[…]

As if the year isn’t going by quickly enough, I’ve realised the taking part in the Moogly CAL is underlining just how quickly that is happening – here we are, at the end of square number 5. That means we’re almost a quarter of the way through the[…]

It feels (today at least) as though Spring has finally sprung, and this afternoon we took advantage of the lovely weather and walked to the park. It was quiet (being as most children were in school) and so it was easy to keep my eye on Plum and[…]