Our Story so far….

    Once upon a time there was an 18-year old-woman who was expecting her first child, she spent her days waiting and reading glossy magazines about perfect pregnancies, blissful births and babies, and day-dreaming about her perfect, normal family-to-be. She imagined sunshine yellow nursery walls, a beautifully expensive cot neatly tucked in the corner, a … More Our Story so far….

Sounds like fun: easy peasy activities for exploring sound waves and vibrations.

Last week as part of our science unit, “Invisible Forces”, we had fun exploring sound waves and vibrations. We’d touched on this topic last year as part of a music workshop session that my mum ran for us, but it was good to refresh the girls’ knowledge and find some more fun activities for some … More Sounds like fun: easy peasy activities for exploring sound waves and vibrations.

The joy of reading: fostering a love of books in your home…

I am patiently waiting for Bod7 to become gripped by reading in that all-consuming can’t-think-about-anything-else way… She can read fluently – it all clicked into place last summer before her 7th birthday (so I suppose she is what could be termed a “free-reader”) and she loves books with a passion, leafing through piles and piles … More The joy of reading: fostering a love of books in your home…