grommets, again

A few weeks ago Daniel and I noticed, at almost exactly the same moment, that Poet couldn’t hear us very well. We’d been at her specialist only a few weeks previous and at that [...]

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“A portrait of my youngest children, once a week, every week, in 2016.” Poet: We are most definitely in the ‘dress-up’ stage (outfit found at the op-shop, doctor’s [...]

it’s all wintry here

Che and Poet have just come home from a mini-break with my parents. Once a year they visit a little seaside town a few hours north and stay in the very same holiday park I visited as a kid. It [...]

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As this blog celebrates its eighth birthday I’ve succumbed to the fact that I really need to make it a bit more practical. I’ve come this fair without concerning myself too much with [...]

we love our apple corer

When Che first started Montessori in 2010, we were introduced to the magic that is an apple corer. Who knew that a rather medieval looking kitchen appliance could spark such interest! Years later [...]

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“A portrait of my youngest children, once a week, every week, in 2016.” Poet: dressing up whenever she can (ISO400, f2.8, 1/400)   Percy: he has the saddest “sad” face [...]

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“A portrait of my youngest children, once a week, every week, in 2016.”   Poet: I think I remember that the months leading up to 5 can be a little challenging. I hope [...]