First sewing work 

Frida has been working with threading and lacing materials for a while now. At 19 months she was threading beads onto a string, at 27 months she was using a lacing fox, and recently she has been using a lacing toy with beads. I have been thinking for a little while that she might be ready…

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Teaching sharing, navigating snatching

Whenever there is a group of children, sharing is so often seen as the holy grail, isn’t it? As parents there can be so much pressure to ensure our child is seen as a “good sharer”! But with sharing, as with so many aspects of parenting, children’s developmental abilities don’t always match the societal expectations…

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My word of the year

Now I am a mother, my years start slowly. No longer forced to drag myself back into an office as soon as Christmas is over, I’ve embraced a long transition period from the holiday season, gently finding our way back to a normal daily rhythm. Over the last couple of weeks I have been making…

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