Planning the Perfect Sleepover for Teenage Boys*

Planning the Perfect Sleepover for Teenage Boys*

Can you believe that by this time next week we will have two teenagers! In some ways teenagers are actually easier as they sometimes know exactly what it is that they want. Take parties for example – they are now far too old for a disco in a hall with sandwiches and sausage rolls. All … Read more

Gender Differences Toys and Messages

Gender Differences Toys and Messages

Boys and girls are different. But you know that right. They look different physically – and that is even their brains. So why is it, that people are so adamant that they should be the same and what to ignore these differences? Yes I know that all girls want to play with dolls and all … Read more

Changing Perceptions: Finn

Lottie dolls FInn

Boys and Violence The toys that children play with and their associated messages play a crucial rule in social norms. There is no doubt that certain toys are accepted as being for boys or for girls respectively. It is long argued whether this is due to nature or nurture, but I think that it is … Read more

Day 17: Christmas Present ideas for Boys #Review

christmas presents for boys

Christmas Present Craft TRH I asked around for ideas of what things people associated with Christmas (for the Christmas TRH Book Advent) and have to say that presents came up a lot. Making a toilet roll holder (trh) into a present was really easy and a good, cheap, way to help teach your children the … Read more


Boys – I think I may know a thing or two about them.And when I saw that it was the theme for the Gallery I thought what a wonderful opportunity to share mine with you. They are so loving, and gentle They are funny, creative, adventurous, kind, sharing, They are growing up so fast. Things … Read more


Each one of my boys are born in a different season. Here I’m going to tell you a bit more about my youngest baby who was born in the Spring and is now 3. He really does get into everything and needs watching loads! He is very inquisitive, free-spirited, adventurous and a born climber. He’s … Read more