Hand stands in the pool and a Beavers badge

Handstands in the pool and a Beavers badge

So we’ve had a few more wonderful moments with Monkey over the last few days.  More signs of his growing confidence.  Yesterday saw hand stands in the pool and a Beavers badge, but the latest steps in confidence took place on Saturday. It was his best friends birthday party on… Continue reading »

Swimming lesson success and Beaver Camp fun

Swimming lesson success and Beaver Camp fun

We’ve been celebrating here with swimming lesson success and Beaver Camp fun as my son continues to surprise me at every turn.  Monkey joined Beavers in April 2016 and although he still shies away from some of the games and boisterous play, he does enjoy a lot of the activities.  For… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 37

Project 365 2017 Week 37

Project 365 2017 Week 37 Day 253 – 259 A week that started with a bit of history and ended with Monkey finding his wings and becoming more independent. Sunday 10th September – Day 253 On Sunday we went down to Hampton Court Palace for a review trip.  Monkey’s learning about… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 19

Project 365 2017 Week 19

Project 365 2017 Week 19 Day 127 – 133 Sunday 7th May  – Day 127 I was awake bright and early thanks to the dawn chorus, who knew birds could be so loud! But otherwise all was good, and Monkey slept in til 7.30am.  The sun had decided to come out and… Continue reading »

Joining in at Beavers

Joining in at Beavers

On Monday night the parents of our Beaver colony were invited to watch a presentation for their World Challenge and Community Impact badges, focusing on the charity WaterAid.  I had no idea what part Monkey would take in the proceedings, or what it would involve.  Getting information out of him can be… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 49-50

Project 366 2016 Week 49-50

Project 366 2016 Week 49-50 Day 339 – 352 – Christmas Lights, a 7th Birthday, a number of encounters with Father Christmas and the end of term. Sunday 4th December  – Day 339 We spent the day with my oldest friend and her family down in Wiltshire.  She’s also Monkey’s godmother.  After… Continue reading »