Making stuff 5: advent of activities

I haven't done a "making stuff for kids" post for a while. Advent begins today and so there are chocolate calendars in the house. Last year Four years ago my wonderful mum made a fabric advent calendar and that year and the two following years, we collaborated to fill it with a little toy each … Continue reading Making stuff 5: advent of activities

Pre-Christmas school-related grumpiness

Anyone who follows me on Twitter may have noticed a long rant about a school event and the totally dire communication about it from school and the PTA. But it's not just the official communication, it's also the attitude of some of the PTA. They assume that we can read between the lines and guess … Continue reading Pre-Christmas school-related grumpiness