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Childcare wins and woes

By Kate.

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The last couple of weeks have been just a little bit stressful. My fabulous sister in law who’d been helping out with after school pick ups and looking after my little guy on my work from home days was no longer able to. 661 more words

Book Reviews: Animal Magic, Cuddly Cow, Portly Pig, Baby Elephant & Baby Reindeer

Animal Magic Phil Allcock and Gina Maldonado Maverick Arts Publishing Delightfully playful is Phil Allcock’s nonsense rhyme featuring what starts out as a hedgehog – a funny one – and morphs into eight other animals – small and smaller.

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Book Review: Lucy & Company

‘Lucy & Company‘ is a trio of everyday stories extraordinarily brought to life by Marianne Dubuc in her own beautifully understated style. It takes a playful look at friendship and taking adventures together.

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Book Review: Ready, Steady Mo!

Ready Steady Mo! Mo Farah, Kes Gray and Marta Kissi Hodder Children’s Books I doubt many youngsters will be able to resist Mo’s invitation to RUN!

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How I Survive A Grade Schooler and a Toddler Everyday

Sorry it has been quite some time since I last posted on my blog. I have been without a nanny for almost three months now. Good thing I still have my all-around help to manage the daily house cleaning, laundry and cooking. 784 more words


Resource: Loose Parts Manual

This wonderful resource is can be found  here on the Playground Ideas website.

Book Review: Two Can

‘Two Can‘ is a clever and positive read for younger children. We are introduced to one child, who can do everything quite well on their own, thank you very much – go on the swing, ride a bike, read a book, but two can’t.

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