Grandma and Grandpa Bear live in Bedfordshire, very near the Dunstable Downs. This Saturday just gone, we went there together, with Auntie Bear and Sophia Bear (Archie Bear’s cousin), to fly kites! The Downs are a glorious open space on top of a hill, from which you can admire beautiful views nearly 360 degrees around. […]Read more "Let’s Go Fly A Kite"
In this post I’ll be giving you a few tips and ideas for how to ‘do’ gardening outdoors with your kids, whatever space you have. Window Boxes There are so many different pots and planters that can go on an outside windowsill that you will be thoroughly spoilt for choice. I haven’t got round to […]Read more "Gardening with Toddlers – Outdoors"
Today, we celebrate all the dads out there. In the Baker Bear house, that means letting Daddy Bear know how much we love him and appreciate all he does. Archie Bear helped me choose some little presents for him, a couple of cans of Goose IPA (a green one and a yellow one, thanks Archie […]Read more "Father’s Day"
Hopefully you enjoyed my last post on gardening with toddlers. Have you been out and about spotting flowers, trees, plants etc? In this post, I’ll be giving you some tips and ideas for getting your hands dirty and doing some actual planting with your children indoors. Make sure you include your kids as much as […]Read more "Gardening with Toddlers – Indoors"
We are lucky enough to have a garden in London, and we know not everyone will be so fortunate. But hopefully there’ll be some ideas for everyone in this post, whether you have a field, a 2metre square plot or just a windowsill. When I first started ‘gardening’ with Archie Bear, I was a little […]Read more "Gardening with Toddlers – Ideas and Tips"
A few weeks ago, I decided to give up all obvious refined sugar. I needed to get my moods, and weight, in check, and have been eating far too much chocolate to buoy me along. By too much, I mean, far too much. You know chocolate bars are cheaper in multi-packs? £1 for 4? Ye, […]Read more "Going Refined Sugar Free"
Just a short post to give a little update on how toilet training has been going… Well. As you might have gathered, we have given up with toilet training Archie Bear. After 4 days of many, many pairs of pants, we didn’t see any improvement at all! There were puddles everywhere, not a lot of […]Read more "Back to Nappies We Go…"