Sadness and smiles

Today I attended the funeral of my Great Uncle. He was my wonderful Nan’s younger brother by 14 years and my Great Aunts twin. They now are the only surviving two of six children. Very sadly one of their other brothers only died 3 months ago. So today brought back many emotions which are still so very raw.

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Two weeks into the summer holidays 

Week two of the summer holidays is over already. Where is the time going? It’s been a bit crazy here this week. I had to work three mornings this week but the babies came along with me. It just meant the days flew without us doing much together. I say we haven’t done much but looking over the week we have!

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The Value of Lego Play

Master 5 and I have spent a good majority of the afternoon building Lego from a set he received for his Birthday back in June. It has been one of those activities where I have been saying “In a minute I’ve just got to do this”. Or “When we’ve got more time”. The list could go on and then in return I have been feeling massive Mummy guilt. Now we are into the second week of the summer hols and the children are coming down from school frenzy, we have finally sat down together to do his long awaited Lego.

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Another Tooth Gone!

Miss 7 has just come running down the stairs with a big toothless grin and a little white tooth clenched firmly between her fingers! She was closely followed by Master 5 who preceded to inspect her mouth thoroughly! He can’t wait to loose a tooth but has no signs of it happening anytime soon. So he is grasping onto his big sisters excitement!

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One week into the summer holidays 

The babies have had a whole week off already in their 6 week summer holidays. We have had so much fun this week and just being with them has just made me extremely happy. Finally the tiredness from each of us is dispersing and the loving sibling relationships are returning in full force.

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Could Home Education be an option?

I have been researching the possibility of Home Education for Miss 7 and Master 5, and eventually Master 2, for several months now. Countless searches on the internet have shown me an amass of varying views. But the blogs and sites from people that follow this path, and are successful, leave me wanting to follow Home Education even more.

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