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At the beginning of the year

It's a long time since I've made any new year resolutions but after the success of advent with the small people and not wanting to lose that momentum post Christmas, the new year seemed a good time to take stock.  How chaotically busy things are right now is demonstrated by only writing this half way… Continue reading At the beginning of the year

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Advent – the next 6 days

Preparation: An advent w ithout chocolate! The first six days: Advent – the first six days Day 7 & 8 - Mary & Joseph Mary and Joseph have arrived and faced with a toddler jury must address the following questions... Why have you not got a cot for Jesus? How old are you? Did Jesus… Continue reading Advent – the next 6 days

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The chicken pox chronicles – part 2 (& thankfully simultaneously 3)

So it was pretty inevitable that when three children share a room, one getting chicken pox wouldn't be the end of the story. Day 13 becomes Day 1 It started like any other Monday. Breakfast discussions focused on who would be at the germ factory to play with, what would be for tea and who… Continue reading The chicken pox chronicles – part 2 (& thankfully simultaneously 3)