Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up to the previous week. *This… View Post

*This post contains affiliate links Welcome back to Pondering Playtime, my fortnightly series where I share a favourite picture book and a craft or play activity to go with it. This week, I’ve chosen . I’ve chosen a simple rock decorating activity to go alongside it. It’s a bit of a rock painting cheat, really, as we’ve used Sharpie pens to decorate the stones instead of paint. The Snail and… View Post

Welcome to my new guest post series, Ponderings on Two, where I ask a different blogger and parent of more than one child, to share their experience of having a second child. This week, we hear from Amy, who writes at The Smallest of Things. Tell me a bit about yourself, your family and your blog. Well hello, I am Amy, a youngish Mum to two little girls and fiancee to… View Post

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up to the previous week. This… View Post

Since I started my Pondering Playtime series at the start of the year, I’ve been really enjoying doing the different activities with my toddler. We love sharing books and M has been excited to recognise her favourite characters in some of the activities (she still talks about our Hairy Maclary paper plates!). As we’re now more than half way through the year, I thought I’d do a little round-up of the… View Post