Cool That Volcano by Peter Black is a book that claims to " Help children stay calm, manage anger and master emotions." I've been reading this book over the past few weeks and must say that these claims, based up on psychological expertise surrounding the behaviour of children seems pretty spot on to me as … Continue reading Cool That Volcano – My Review.
I was extremely lucky recently to have been approached by psychologist and behavioural expert Peter Black: Author of 'Cool That Volcano'. In his amazing book he talks about how we as parents can work together with our children to learn to calm those bubbling emotions before they erupt into a volcano of white hot lava. … Continue reading Cool That Volcano – A Guest Post by Peter Black
Ok so I know, the downside of spring is the fact that it rains A LOT! Rainy days and bored kids traditionally don't mix, but I have compiled a list of fun ideas to make even the wettest of days fun fun fun! *This post may contain affiliate links which means that I'll make a … Continue reading Enjoy rainy days with kids (for free!)
Ah Spring! The most welcome time of year, after a long, dark and cold winter, there's no better feeling than the onset of Spring. The days get longer, outdoors suddenly becomes colourful again, spring flowers begin to emerge, the weather becomes milder and most people, myself included begin to feel happier, more positive. It's fantastic! … Continue reading 7 Fantastic Ideas for Getting Outdoors in Spring
As the main aim of this blog is to record our Seasonal activities and tick items off our seasonal bucket lists I think it only right, now summer is ending and we enter a new season (Autumn yay!), that I sum up and reflect on what we've done. What did we achieve? Well, I must … Continue reading Summer 2016 Round Up
Dear A, My darling girl, 4 days, that's how long it is until your first day at school. You are so excited. You are so ready...I am not so sure. To me, you're still a baby, I want to snuggle you, protect you, smell your sweet hair, keep you safe and innocent from the big … Continue reading A letter to my daughter starting school.