Things I learnt this weekend
Well, we made it…and I have grown a little wiser as follows I wildly underestimate prep times jellies take longer to set than you’d think 20 is the absolute maximum you want at a brithday party children are the perfect demonstration of entropy – they continue to expand to fill the space they are given…
the calm before the storm
It’s Elder’s birthday party this weekend – superhero theme – 20 under 5’s in a village hall…I think I’m the one who’ll need saving. It’ll either be BRILLIANT (I hope) or Purgatory (I fear). I’ll report back with suitable evidence…wish me luck, I’m going in.
Calling all female superheroes!
It’s Elder’s 5th birthday soon and we’re having a superhero party. Did I mention that already? Anyway all the little girls (and there’s few) are in a tizzy about what to wear – there are precious few female superheroes out there. So far we have Lava Girl, Wonderwoman, Catwoman and my favourite, Superfairy. And one…
Half term survival tip #2
Keep ’em sweet. Baking and icing today ( subtle colours aren’t me I’m afraid) combined with a long walk and a trip to the park. Elder was asleep within 2 minutes…I’m typing this sitting next to his gently snoring form. I don’t often completely enjoy childcare but today was great. Just have to clear a…
Survival tips part 1
Day one…Keep ’em busy. Do you like my house? Elder Boy and I spent a lovely couple of hours glueing and snipping away. His house is an architectural feat with drains and a shelter to protect you from the rain. Oh and 4 chimneys. We also blitzed the playroom so all the clutter is in…