I was contacted a while ago and asked if I would like to review an educational app called Write to Read. This app has been developed in Denmark, and builds on research that has shown that it is easier to learn to write than it is to learn to read. The app focusses on teaching […]
The geekdaughter wrote her first story yesterday. She’s been attempting to write jokes recently in a little notebook, although she still hasn’t really got the hang of humour – “What do you call a car with no wheels? A foot car!” is her latest attempt. No, I don’t get it either, though for some reason […]
It’s been another busy week in the geek household this week. We’re finally starting to feel ready for Christmas – the house is decorated, the plans are made, the geekdaughter has finished her first term of school. I braved Waitrose on Saturday morning to stock up on food, and we’ve even wrapped a few presents […]
Today is the geekdaughter’s very last day in nursery. Ever. I still don’t think I’ve got my head around that yet. She’s growing up, and getting all ready to start proper school next week! Her final “All About Me” folder (a collection of her work along with observations from the staff) was sent home with […]
Silent Sunday. One photo, taken in the last week. No words. To see more great pictures search for the #SilentSunday hashtag on Twitter or click on the image below:
One advantage of having grown up mostly avoiding other kids, and only deciding to have my own family later on in life is that I know very little about kids in general, and in particular what milestones they’re likely to achieve when. This means that I am constantly being amazed by what my kids can […]
Silent Sunday. One photo, taken in the last week. No words. To see more great pictures search for the #SilentSunday hashtag on Twitter
I am so proud of both my kids this week. They are both learning stuff so quickly, and I love watching their development.