Spinning to Success!

At Rhys’ three year developmental check, the health visitor sat with an assortment of toys and papers in front of her.“Rhys, can you stack the blocks?” she asked, placing three inch square blocks in front of him. Rhys paid no attention to the lady and casually placed one block on top of the next withContinue reading “Spinning to Success!”

Counting to Speak

When your child doesn’t speak, all you dream of is to hear their voice. To listen to what they have to say. To have them answer a question you so desperately want to ask. When Rhys was three he had ten words. Those words were one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine andContinue reading “Counting to Speak”

‘Twas the Night Before a Different Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the housea creature was stirring, a lot louder than a mouse.The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,But instantly pulled down, cause they don’t belong there! Other’s children were nestled, all snug in their bed,while mine had numbers and overload consuming his head.And Mama was tiredContinue reading “‘Twas the Night Before a Different Christmas”

Cakes Have Eggs!

‘Make salt dough decorations. Paint them and share a photo’ That was the home-schooling work for today! I was full on dedicated to the task. I don’t think Rhys was as enthusiastic! I measure out the ingredients – salt, flour and water. Placing them in separate containers ready for my little learner to pour themContinue reading “Cakes Have Eggs!”

Countdown to Bed

“Rhys wash hair” I state, holding the little toy watering can where he can see it. I use simple words to explain what I am about to do, so he wont be taken by surprise.“Ready, steady, go” I announce, and being careful to not get any water in his eyes, I lift the watering canContinue reading “Countdown to Bed”