Monthly Archives: February 2013

A poem by Monkey

Monkey made up this poem this evening while chatting to daddy about Limericks. There was an old man who liked honey He bought the spread with some money He licked it with glee And said “Yummy!” That was the old … Continue reading

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Birthday interview with Monkey

Monkey is seven today.  This is his birthday interview. What would you like to be when you grow up? A fireman What’s your favourite colour? Gold What’s your favourite book? Moody Margaret Casts a Spell, by Francesca Simon What are … Continue reading

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Half term

We have had a good half term break, and done lots of things that I would like to blog separately, but I don’t think it’s going to happen, so I will just put them all here in one place.  On … Continue reading

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Valentine’s day ice and water play

On Wednesday evening I read this post about an amazing mother’s creative plans for Valentine’s day play with her toddler twins, even while her heart is breaking for the loss of her baby daughter less than two weeks ago.  If … Continue reading

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Playdough tea party – and a crocodile

On Tuesday, I took Rabbit out to spend some of her pocket money that she had saved up.  She chose two packs (eight pots altogether) of playdough.  I love it when we have new playdough, because almost complete silence descends … Continue reading

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How to make a teepee

This post is written by Monkey. Today I made a teepee with Granny.  This is how you do it. You will need: 3 chopsticks sellotape string wrapping paper scissors How to make it First, hold one chopstick diagonally, then put … Continue reading

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Doing nothing much

Today has been quite a hard day.  Tiddler is not well, I think he has slapped cheek, and he has been needing lots of cuddles.  This morning I had to take him and Rabbit to Granny’s house and then take … Continue reading

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Matilda Mae

For Jennie and David For Esther and William For Matilda Mae x

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And a few more pictures…

Another random catch up – pictures the children have asked me to take for the blog over the last couple of weeks.  I’ve been feeling like a bad mummy (and a bad blogger) for not posting them sooner, so here … Continue reading

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Snow and Ice

Yes, I know it was a long time ago… I was hoping to get away with it by waiting for it to snow again, and then sneaking this blogpost in so it wouldn’t look out of place, but that doesn’t … Continue reading

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