When I worked as an Occupational Therapist I spent much of my time looking after the Elderly in ‘Geriatric care’ or following surgery. You can see and witness some gruelling things at times in care of the elderly and for a lot of people it is not their cup of tea for area of work, [...]
This week has been the perfect week for Family Frolics as the sunshine has been incredible!
We have been out and about including a Zoo trip and met up with Dear Beautiful Boy.
However we have mostly been enjoying our garden.
My brother (who starts his new job on a cruise ship [...]
The sun is out and Bruce the Moose can come to the rescue!
I read this from a very dear friend of mine off Facebook this week.
‘Sickening. Grrr! Just saw a woman in the village get out of her car, bright red shoulders/arms/back from too much sun. Then her daughter got out, [...]
When I saw the theme this week Immediately thought Science Sparks and so I contacted Tara to check that it would be ok to use this as an opportunity to tell you about it! She very kindly said
‘ANYTHING which encourages kids’ learning and enjoyment of science as A-OK with me!’
So here it goes!
Inspired by lots of Easter bonnets we have seen I decided that I fancied making one. I was telling my mother in law about this and she fished out a magazine cutting that she had for years to make a Daisy Easter bonnet. Well I tried and failed miserably as I could not follow the [...]
Last week I received the most beautiful box of Happy Feet Goodies from Warner Brothers. I have the fondest memories of Happy Feet because I saw the first film in the cinema with my brother and Mum (hubby refused to attend!) and embarrassed them so much when I loudly exclaimed ‘I don’t want a baby, [...]
This a guest post written by Sainsbury’s Finance writer Janet Chapman who writes on a range of topics including family matters and car insurance. In her free time she enjoys cooking, the countryside and trying to train her large dog.
How to keep children happy in the car
Driving with bored, restless children in the car [...]
Hindsight is an amazing thing. However as a young couple we had the ideal of a dream house. We did not think some of these decisions would become domestic disasters following children – oh how we look back with nostalgia, despair and an evil giggle when we observe friends going down the same path with [...]
Welcome back to Family Frolics.
Most of you that have read my blog this week, will know that we went to see the Gruffalo Live and that we were very disappointed by it. If you are thinking of going I suggest you read my review first! Despite this you will also know [...]