Words are wonderful

I love words. They are what separate us from animals. They can make you cry, they can make you sad, then can make your angry, then can make you mad. It is definitely the pen is mightier than the sword. But why I want to tell you about words today is their ability to make … Read more

Extracurricular Activities – for the Select few?

Studies by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) show that children should be getting on average of 60 minutes exercise a day. It will help reduce health risks – such as cardiovascular problems, Build stronger bones, healthier joints and muscles Maintain a healthier weight Help aid sleep Reduce stress levels Increase self-esteem and self-worth/image … Read more

Death

It’s a subject no-one likes to think about, never mind talk about. Yet it comes to us all. Some of us it comes sooner than others. Everyone deals with it differently. Some may even judge others about how they do or don’t cope with it. People may avoid speaking to you because they don’t know … Read more

Key to the door

first key @pinkoddy

Yesterday my day was definitely about Keys. Firstly, it turns out that someone has very kindly decided to take a key to the paintwork on our car 🙁 whilst it was parked outside our house. Not happy. The worst thing is my husband was hoping to sell it but wanted to see if he could … Read more

Favourite books from Childhood

children reading

Children today don’t seem to read like they used to. I think this is due to the fact that they have more than 4 channels of tv to watch and the boom of the internet and computer games. Maybe I’m just unlucky to have children that haven’t got the thirst for reading that I had … Read more

Which is your favourite season?

Spring @pinkoddy

As we are just switching Seasons I thought what better time to reflect on the different ones and their qualities. To consider which ones we like the most and see what time of year is the most popular with a poll. I do like Autumn/Fall with the leaves falling off the trees, wrapping up and getting … Read more

Childhood Comforts

Let me introduce you to CAT We bought Cat for our son when he was a 1 year old, and he is now 8. Cat has recently been stitched up the back (thank you Great Nanny) and she said really he needs restuffing (but that is a big nono). Great Nanny also has the same … Read more