5 screen related things I do with the children

So I could insert here a statistic about too much screen time being bad for your child (or any screen time.) Alternatively I could even put something in about children needing to use technology from an early age to prepare them “for jobs that don’t exist yet.” But well the morals and ethics of screen time is a whole other blog for another day! Basically … Continue reading 5 screen related things I do with the children

5 places we love to stop in The Midlands between North Wales and Cardiff.

My most specific sounding list yet! With our in-laws in North Wales, we have been refining our family friendly pit stops for a while now around the half way point from Cardiff to Wrexham. We generally opt for the motorway because when I was pregnant not being able to find many places for just needing a wee and getting stuck behind just one too many … Continue reading 5 places we love to stop in The Midlands between North Wales and Cardiff.

5 things that I prefer instead of Easter Eggs!

I am not a huge fan of giving the children chocolate. However, now my son is 4 it is inevitable that Easter will be some chocolate induced frenzy but I guess I need to chill out about that and enjoy it! But I do plan to limit their chocolate consumption as much as I possibly can!  I thought I would share some ideas that we … Continue reading 5 things that I prefer instead of Easter Eggs!

5 Things I am trying to do to keep our son’s enthusiasm for reading and writing.

I can’t believe my son is at this age already and is beginning to read books! He attends a Welsh school so we are learning to read bilingually. Generally I leave the Welsh stuff to his Daddy and the teachers at school and I read with him in English. I am just loving how keen he is. I thought I might write about some of … Continue reading 5 Things I am trying to do to keep our son’s enthusiasm for reading and writing.