Personalised notebooks.Since the boys were first at school we have always made a teacher gift for their teachers both at Christmas and at the end of the school year. This year we decided to make a button apple canvas teacher gift.
Do you have a reader? I am not going to pretend that my boys are always found with their noses in a book, but I have now got two readers. One was a reluctant reader and the other was and still is prolific, especially at bedtime! It is only when I came to put together this list that I realised just how much they both read and how many books we have purchased this year, so here is our must have books for tween boys.
Do your kids complain of “lag”? “Mum, it’s lagging” is a phrase that I hear all the time with two boys that LOVE gaming. So when I was asked to by Cricut to review their new Explore One I decided that I would make a DIY lag kills tshirt for Maxi.
The end of the school year is very nearly upon us here in England, so I have started to think about teacher appreciation gifts for MaxiMads wonderful Reception teacher and her assistance and for Mini’s Preschool Teacher. I am a firm believer in child made is best, I don’t want my gifts to be expensive, just used and made with love. So I have a selection of things that we have made previously for people that would make great gifts to say thank you to a teacher. Handpainted Cups This is what Maxi made for his teachers last year and will be doing again for his current teacher. Click on the more »
Me and the MiniMads have been blessed this last couple of weeks by the kindness and creativity of bloggers. Firtly we were lucky enough to win a copy of a children’s book that Cystal Jigsaw wrote herself. The mini’s and I are treasuring reading a little of this each evening and are trying to make it last. Did I tell you she wrote it herself! The wonderful Sandy of Baby Baby, who I often think is me in disguise sent me some chocolate sustenance and some buttons for the boys (who open the package and ran off with them before I could take a piccie) and some fabric she has been more »