Something that I feel quite strongly about instilling in my children is an understanding of body autonomy and what consent is; in terms of the latter the understanding that they should give consent, and that they can change their minds but also that they should seek consent from others before acting upon acts of touch… Continue reading Teaching Children Body Autonomy and Consent
We were very kindly asked by Rowan over at Invitations to Play on instagram to be brand ambassadors* for her current #31daysofsummerplay. The premise of 31 Days of Summer Play is a PDF with an invitation to play sent to your inbox every day (normally around 6am, so there is plenty of time to set… Continue reading 31 Days of Summer Play with Invitations to Play – Our Thoughts So Far
As it is the final day of World Breastfeeding Week 2019 I thought I would share with you my top tips for breastfeeding a newborn. I am by no means an expert in the field and my advice is a mixture of anecdotal (from breastfeeding my own children for the last 3 plus years) and… Continue reading Top Tips for Breastfeeding a Newborn
If you are familiar with my blog or instagram account then you may know that in April 2018, three months after giving birth to Cassius and after months of feeling absolutely terrible, I was diagnosed with post natal depression and put onto anti-depressants. I am now well over a year into being on medication and… Continue reading Post Natal Depression… One Year On
As soon of you may have seen from my instagram account during the first week of the summer holidays we went on a family holiday to Bude in Cornwall. It was your average family holiday I must admit as there were seventeen (thirteen adults, two preteens and two under the age of four!) of us… Continue reading Surviving A Family Holiday With Young Children!
It has taken me longer than I had hoped to do this post. Unfortunately, the weeks leading up to the Summer break weren't great for me but now the holidays are here I am ready to get stuck back into creating seasonal rhythms with my children. Here is the "Summer Season Display" I have set… Continue reading Creating Rhythms: Summer Season Display
Ideally, I should of had my brainwave for this post before we went on holiday but better late than never! (Plus I have some lovely photos from the things we have done!) 1. Go strawberry picking! We have a lovely farm not far from us that I am hoping to take the kids to! DONE… Continue reading Our Summer Bucket List 2019