2 09, 2017

You remind me of your great grandfather

By |September 2nd, 2017|Fairy|0 Comments

Your great Grandfather Barney was an absolute “salt of the earth” soul. You are too young at the moment to know what this means, but it is someone who is genuine, kind, thoughtful and puts others before themselves.

A few days ago, on the way to school, you offered to read this book to Jake.

2 09, 2017

Bedtime rituals

By |September 2nd, 2017|Moments of Life|0 Comments

The school teachers and books and our own parents tell us we should read to our kids every day. It will help them develop a love for reading and improve their literacy and vocabulary skills. All true….but the most valuable aspect is often not mentioned….the cuddles on the couch.

2 09, 2017

Velcro, childhood’s true lover

By |September 2nd, 2017|Kids Were Here|0 Comments

Velcro. It sticks to everything when you are a child. The only day your school shoes actually ever have velcro that works effectively is the day before they are ever worn.

Your velcro tells so many stories…of playgrounds, trees, school floors, lego building, tantrums, food dropped, running, falling, getting up again, green grass, sand, socks

20 05, 2017

Keeping it real

By |May 20th, 2017|Home, Moments of Life|0 Comments

Pretend play is such a big part of childhood. It is how kids learn to navigate the world around them, figure out how things work and have a go themselves.

Today Evie set up shop in her and Jake’s bedroom.

The two of them played for hours, buying many household items with pretend money.

I wonder why we