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  • Diary of our COVID 19 Lockdown | March 2021

    Last year in March I decided to do a Lockdown Diary, these were weekly but with the return to a bit more normality, kids back to school everything starting to open, I moved it to Monthly and with us still in Lockdown each month was continuing through our journeys. March Madness! time, a time of school returns more lockdown easing mindset, Half term, and easter approaches.

    Family
    / April 8, 2021
  • Reader Family

    As a family, they can share many activities and interests, in our household, one of the things we like to do is read, and with several age groups spanning all 3 kids and Boo, this covers quite a lot of different books and different attitudes towards reading and books.

    Family
    / March 15, 2021
  • Diary of our COVID 19 Lockdown | February

    Last year in March I decided to do a Lockdown Diary, these were weekly but with the return to a bit more normality, kids back to school everything starting to open, I moved it to Monthly and with us still in Lockdown each month was continuing through our journeys. Its February! it may not be a miserable month historically like January but its often the first change of the tide in the year, and even in Lockdown it potentially was.

    Family
    / March 8, 2021
  • Independent and Creative | The Piglet Story

    Piglet is now 5, and I’ve previously written a post about her being adventurous, she’s a fearless soul and will often push the boundaries, but alongside this shes very independent, and we’ve noticed over the last 2 years that she is that classic creative child.

    Family
    / February 22, 2021
  • Keyworker Children

    During the Covid Outbreak and the following months and with the end still not exactly clear, there has been lockdowns, restrictions, challenges, obstacles and changes to all our lives, some of those changes will b the new norm, but with all of this and so many conversations about it all, including on my own blog, I wondered the last few days about how it affects my kids, who ultimately Keyworker children.

    Family
    / February 15, 2021
  • Diary of our COVID 19 Lockdown | January 2021

    Last year in March I decided to do a Lockdown Diary, these were weekly but with the return to a bit more normality, kids back to school everything starting to open, I moved it to Monthly ones as we were still far away from it being over, especially being back in Lockdown but it was January! a new year! but how did it start?

    Family
    / February 8, 2021
  • Christmas 2020

    Its Christmasssssss! normally Christmas is the best time of year for us and can be a busy and celebratory time of year, with so much happening this year, obstacles, Tiers, lockdowns etc… how would we be able to celebrate it? how would we feel about it? what could we do? so many questions this year in such an unusual one.

    Family
    / January 11, 2021
  • Diary of our COVID 19 Lockdown | December 2020

    In March I decided to do a Lockdown Diary, these were weekly but with the return to a bit more normality, kids back to school everything starting to open, I moved it to Monthly ones as we were still a while away from it being over, It was December! normally it’s my favourite time of ear but let’s be honest this year was different.

    Family
    / January 4, 2021
  • Diary of our COVID 19 Lockdown | November 2020

    In March I decided to do a Lockdown Diary, these were weekly but with the return to a bit more normality, kids back to school everything starting to open, I moved it to Monthly ones as we were still a while away from it being over, so now we were in November, a month historically that is extremely busy for us as all 3 kids birthdays are in, but this year saw the return of lockdown.

    Family
    / December 7, 2020
  • Kids Homework | What do we struggle with?

    As the kids are getting older their homework naturally gets tougher, with Roo now fully in the high school mode and staring down the GCSE’s, the level of Homework has shot up, being parents you will often get asked for help, whether its 5, 10 or 14 kids will always ask for some help and some point.

    Dad Life, Family
    / November 16, 2020