Rainbow party

Last weekend we celebrated little monkeys first birthday with a rainbow themed party.  We had lots of rainbow themed food - a fruit rainbow (strawberries, satsuma, melon, green grapes, blueberries, purple grapes), a vegetable/savoury rainbow (tomatoes, carrots, yellow pepper, cucumber and purple wafer snacks), smarties, rainbow cookies and rainbow fingers (chocolate fingers dipped in melted … Continue reading Rainbow party

Bonfire night

The plan had been to do lots of fire and firework themed activities for bonfire night this year, but then we got the dreaded bug and it all didn't quite go to plan. We did eventually manage to do a couple of sensory play activities I had planned though. The first was firework gloop. We … Continue reading Bonfire night

God can deal with our choices

One of the key principles of the parenting model we have been attempting to follow (Loving on Purpose / Love and Logic) is to give choices. You give two choices (A or B) but you make sure before you give them that either choice is totally fine with you and you can deal with the consequences … Continue reading God can deal with our choices

Pumpkin day

Last week we decided to have a pumpkin day. We started off by reading the Pumpkin Patch Parable. It's a very American book, and to be honest I'm not a big fan of the way it's written, but the pictures and the message are great so I just change the words a bit (move into present tense … Continue reading Pumpkin day