While toys are great and we love to find different ways to entertain our children and children love receiving gifts on their birthdays etc. I often wonder do the manufacturers make them just annoy the hell out of the parents. I urge you to think twice when buying presents for your friend’s children. Here are some things below that have just haunted me over the last few years. Continue reading
A story for your children to listen to.
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This list is from my 5 and 7 year old of the most favourite books we read this year. They are in no particular order.
Charlie and the cheesemonster by Justin CH Birch
I’ve very fond memories of my mother reading and telling stories to me at night when I was a child. She had the ‘gift of the gab’ as we say in Ireland. Now that I have my own children I can see the importance of reading to them. For me in the early stages, I found the little picture touch feel novelty books were great for helping my children with their sounds and senses. Reading to them was another way of them hearing your voice and sharing an experience together, and that for me created a nice little bond. Even if you have to point and say apple a 100 times it’s important. You’re the first voice they know and it’s a great way of communicating with them and teaching them to speak and express themselves.
As they got older the Continue reading
It’s that time of year again with scary ghosts and hyper children with too much trick or treats. We all know the old traditions, bobbing apples and snap apple, they always go down well at children’s parties. Here’s some ideas if you are having a little party and want them to burn off excess energy.
Peanut Nose Racing Continue reading
It’s that time of year and kids are all excited as they are finished for the school holidays. You’re thinking, this is great, no rushing out the door in the mornings, getting lunches and school uniforms ready, it’ll be nice and relaxing. Yeah, I find that thought works great for the first half hour until you hear them both in unison ‘Mammy, Mammy , Mammy I’m bored , what’s next? Where are we going? What will we do today? I’m hungry…
Then I’m thinking HELP!!!! Continue reading