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Are All Children Compulsive Liars?

Are all children compulsive liars? I’m waiting to find out. I know Anna is. I’ve had a few years to find that out. Iris’ language is obviously only just starting to come out so it’s hard to tell yet. She looks like a liar. Well she looks just like her sister so her reputation is…

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A Trip To Norwich Puppet Theatre

A couple of days ago we noticed that there was a puppet making workshop coming up at the Puppet Theatre. It was for over twos so we booked a space for Anna and the website said younger siblings were welcome so Iris could come along too. Of course nothing ever quite goes to plan so…

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When I Started To Feel Like A Grown Up

I am a grown up. I guess there is no escaping that now. And I’ve realised that although others may look at you as being a grown up it can take quite a long time to acknowledge it yourself. And potentially there is ‘the moment’ when you suddenly realise that it has happened. You actually…

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Banham Zoo – A Child’s Eye View

This year we bought a season ticket to the Banham Zoo for us and the girls. We justified it to ourselves by saying it would save us money as we went quite a lot anyway, that the girls loved learning about the animals and watching them feed and that it was another place to take…

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Never Did Me Any Harm… Really?

I’m glad that my children aren’t perfectly well behaved all the time. It’s important for children to be naughty some times. To do silly things. To push the boundaries. (Ok, ask me when the girls are teenagers and I may not have the same opinion!) It helps them learn about right and wrong. It builds…