Love letters from my son

learning to write

It’s no secret that getting Monkey to read and write has been a struggle.  It’s been at the bottom of his list of priorities; building train tracks is way more important, obviously. Since starting in Year One I can see real progress on the reading front.  He’s gone up two… Continue reading »

Pass the Word

Pass the Word

As you all know Monkey is a rather reluctant writer.  He gets easily frustrated and struggles with it all.  The situation probably isn’t helped by his letter formation, when he writes, he starts most letters in the wrong place, so he’s always covering more distance on a page than he needs… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 3

Project 366 2016 Week 3

We had snow! It didn’t stay around, but we still had a fun start to the week. Project 366 2016 Week 3 with The Boy and Me. Sunday 17th January – Day 17 With Daddy P only ever around on Sunday’s I’m always filling my diary in weeks in advance.  We’d… Continue reading »

Forward Rolls and Spellings

Forward rolls and spellings

Now that’s not something I ever thought I’d put in one sentence – forward rolls and spellings, but we appear to have some progress in both areas. Those of you who’ve followed the blog for a while will know that Monkey isn’t exactly sporty in any way, shape or form.  It… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 2

Project 366 2016 Week 2

Will we have snow?  Will we have ice?  I’m really not a fan of this time of year! Project 366 2016 Week 2 with The Boy and Me. Sunday 10th January – Day 10 I sent the boys off to a model railway exhibition whilst I caught up on some chores… Continue reading »