A quick trip to the library for some children’s chapter books

With only a couple of days until school holidays start, I headed to the library to pick up some books. I got some gardening and cookbooks for myself and a few chapter books for my children. We will likely go again towards the end of the school holidays so they can choose their own books … More A quick trip to the library for some children’s chapter books

How we use ‘noise reduction’ headphones at home and for travel

Have you heard of noise reduction headphones for children? I first came across these when my eldest was a toddler. The idea is that these type of headphones can help to protect children’s ears by muffling out excessive noise. There are plenty of ways in which these headphones can be useful, including helping children with … More How we use ‘noise reduction’ headphones at home and for travel

Following an Interest- Knitting and Woodworking

Even though Miss 6 (soon to be Miss 7) has always been interested in knitting, more recently though, they have been doing more ‘hand work’ in her Montessori classroom, so she has been wanting to do lots more knitting at home. This term at school they have been doing Finger Knitting and French Knitting. French … More Following an Interest- Knitting and Woodworking

Independence in the home- shared bedroom and wardrobe update (2019)

We have been in our new house approximately four weeks now. Even though we have constantly been fixing things up around the house (inside and outside) and making a bit of a mess in the process, one of the things we have done though, was ensure that at least we all had our bedrooms set … More Independence in the home- shared bedroom and wardrobe update (2019)

Our week so far and supporting independence (shoe storage and cleaning zone)

Hi there, Things have been good. We are a bit more settled into our new home now and my children are already in their second week of school. We are still pottering trying to at least clean up what we can around the house. To me though, this isn’t a chore, it’s something fun we … More Our week so far and supporting independence (shoe storage and cleaning zone)