What’s that mean…?

Though tiring when the kids were little, their endless questions make my heart swell. These little questioning minds are in good stead to serve them well in the future.  Asking “why” or “how” deepens children’s general knowledge. It opens discussions about what they notice and helps them to make sense of the world around them. […]

Needed…

Tonight I was needed. Not in the usual ‘cook dinner, do washing, buy groceries’ kind of needed. Anyone can do those jobs and this family still functions.  No tonight I was needed… me… Megan’s mum.  Because tonight we schooled the kids on a classic movie…E.T.! Because tonight, despite Megan loving the movie, she was upset.  […]