Daily Archives: July 21, 2009


Traffic light Jellys

My boys like most children love jelly’s, but they also love making them. One of my abiding memories of childhood is sitting on the kitchen counter top eating jelly cubes. With this in mind we make jelly’s the old fashioned way and I half the cubes and save the rest for next time. Today we have made traffic light jelly’s, which takes a little longer, but the mini mads really enjoy doing. A fun way to spend yet another rainy afternoon and the real plus is that we all love eating them. We also add soft fruit to the layers if we have any, but the cupboards are bare at the more »


Speech Therapy Assesment

The eldest Minimad was born with a tongue tie which didn’t go until he was 5 months old and it has caused him to have issues with the F sound, so the preschool referred him to a speech therapist. This morning was his assessment at home and she asked him to sound out lots of words, to try and isolate where he had any issues. He can sound it out at the end and middle of a word, but not at the beginning, so she is going to send us details of some fun exercises we can do over the holidays and see him once he enters Reception class this September. more »