What do you do when the younger one is better than the older one?? Last year Megan started school and did well. Amazingly well, to be honest. She was like a sponge and just picked things up so quickly and seemingly easily. Last year, the phonics program we followed at school was pretty basic. We […]
Megan turned 7 today. 7yrs goes by slowly but fast. The days tick over as they always have, until you say that your first born is 7!! Anyway… We celebrated by following Megan’s choice again…a nice way for her to be in control for just a day! The day started with brekkie in bed, opening […]
I found this set of pictures on the iPad tonight… Obviously Megan had fun with the burst settings on the camera!!
(That title should read “Immense Frsutration of a Book Lover”) The sequence of events… Uncommitted Saturday with a reasonably good book to finish. Spend most of the morning in bed reading, get dressed, then continue to read through lunch and into the early afternoon. Realisation, as the book is ending, that there must be a […]
Everyone, these days, is time poor. Us included. The cold, hard facts are that during the week the kids leave home at 7:30 am and often don’t get home again until 4:30-5pm at night. And by that time, everyone is tired, cranky and ready for some down time…which we can’t always guarantee. We try not to over-schedule […]