Frida turns three! Gifts for a three year old.

Last week Frida turned three. Three! My tiny baby. Suffice to say that I got very emotional and may have cried several times. Somehow three – this definitive leap away from toddlerhood, from being a baby – has affected me much more than previous birthdays. She is truly a little girl now. A pre-schooler (pre-homeschooler?).…

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Beautiful Books: Hidden World

We have discovered some beautiful new books recently, and I wanted to share some of them with you. Two of our favourite new additions to our bookshelves are the Hidden Worlds books, OceanΒ and Forest. Each book is structured in the same way; double-pages with six big fold-out pictures, each containing a line of information about…

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Talking about the weather: DIY weather wheel + book recommendations

Frida and I have been talking a lot about the weather at the moment! She is British, after all, so she has a LOT of weather-based small-talk ahead of her. To allow Frida to simply record the weather – and to encourage her observation – I made her a very simple weather wheel. I simply…

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January reading list

Hello on this soggy January day; the perfect day for curling up with a mug of something warm and delicious (anyone else missing the Christmas mulled wine?) and reading something good. Here are some articles I have been enjoying recently, and I hope you will too. Put the kettle on and join me: Why Modern-Day…

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On Our Bookshelves: Winter Books

It is officially December! This morning I showed Frida our new rotation of books, which are all about winter and the holidays we celebrate (Chanukah and Christmas). I have been so excited to rotate in our winter books this year! I think because it has been a difficult summer and autumn for us, winter this…

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