Family Day, No Trains and Learning Stuff

A belated start and something we’ve neglected, again, for a week or so, we made the ambitious decision to embark upon another family day. My children had led me to falsely believe that they had come to accept that the almost-weekly Family Day was inevitable and that we weren’t horrible…

When Plan A fails

I awoke this morning with my day pretty well planned in my head. Grumpy was going to take the big kids to school, head off to a job, come home, pick Chippie up and head to kinder. I, on the other hand, was going to be at home in the…

Cooking with Kids

Baking with kids, it is highly suggested in some circles, is “fun” and “teaches kids good stuff” (only possibly better worded than that) and “good fun quality time”. At times, I entertain this idea of including the kids in my cooking and baking pursuits, but the fact of the matter…