It’s that time of year again – January – time for our week-end escape from the dreary, cold and rainy weather. This time, my husband found a great aparthotel in Perpignan, situated only 4 hours away from our home in the Dordogne. It was right next to the train station, the place that Dali believed was… Read More Discover Perpignan and Collioure
I have always loved the pretty subway art posters that you find all over Pinterest – holiday themed ones, Christmas, Halloween, Birthdays. A few years ago I decided to have a go at creating one myself for our new playroom. Well after (literally!) several hours of toiling in Word (yes, I know… Word?!), I threw… Read More Keepsake Subway Art Poster
In one of my previous jobs, I used to receive a monthly motivation email filled with inspiring stories, anecdotes and quotes. Whilst doing some decluttering, I recently came across a print out of a particular story that touched me and I would now like to share it with you.
Miss 6 has been having some trouble with her numbers and her teacher recently asked that we practice number sequencing at home. We had previously collected lots of small pebbles from the river and so we dug them out. Miss 6 got to work writing out numbers from zero to 30 on the pebbles.
The Magical Wonders of Reading! Miss 5 has just started primary school and has been learning how to read. For a little while I have been pondering how to help her learn words that can’t be spelled out phonetically – sight words.
I can’t believe it’s already the month of November and with the end of the year looming, I have started pondering the things have had an impact on my life this year.