This morning I spent half an hour lying under my kitchen table with Sam and, his best train friends, Thomas and Percy, playing “table tunnel”. It was whilst I was down there, surrounded by sticky things, a shrivelled up piece of lettuce and dog hairs that I thought; when was the last time we actually … More Let’s just play!
I’m often stopped in the park by a range of strangers who’ll say I’m “brave” or “completely mad” because of what I’ll allow Sam to do. I don’t mean behaviour-wise, although of course there are times when a tantrum comes out of nowhere and to be fair, on those occasions, I probably do look a bit like a … More Nature’s fun-filled games – you’re completely mad!
I love homemade toys, but, and I’m being brutally honest here, nap times are often too short or filled with chores to thoroughly enjoy making and, goodness me, but when 7pm arrives, well, I’m just a little bit too zonked and in need of wine and a tv series to even think about being creative. Don’t … More What’s in the box?