Homemade Playdoh Recipe

We  turned this ….   Into this ….. As 5yo is still off school until next week, we decided to make some playdoh this morning. It’s so cheap to make and a quick distraction from…

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Highs and Lows of 2012

The lovely Kate from Kate On Thin Ice has tagged me in this end of year meme. I met (virtually) Kate earlier this year when we both lost our Dad’s within weeks of each other, and she…

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The Day I turned 36!

It can suck having a birthday two days before Christmas. In years gone by I have had to do the Christmas food shopping on my birthday, celebrate by eating a Christmas dinner, and more. I…

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Fear Factor – The Parent Edition

Since I had 5yo, I have become afraid of more than one thing that I was never afraid of the first time around with 17yo. I’m not sure if it’s age mixed with an overbearing…

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Learning the Value of Money

5yo  really doesn’t get the concept of monetary value yet. She is only 5 so there is a lot of growing and learning to do, but when she sees a magazine, sweets or a toy,…

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