Sights and Sounds: Swan Valley – Western Australia

Just 25 minutes away from Perth’s CBD is Swan Valley. There is so much to do there that you could spend a few days just trying to get through it all. The Swan Valley information site offers a few day trip itineraries you can follow: Indulge your senses Cultural discovery trail Swan Valley family funContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: Swan Valley – Western Australia”

Why Don’t We All Go Fishing?

G2 was at G1’s school when he found some magnetic fishing rods and had a blast with it. After pondering how to bring that activity home without having to go out to buy our own magnetic fishing rods, I came up with this… What you will need: Fishing boat – laundry basket Fish – littleContinue reading “Why Don’t We All Go Fishing?”

When Anyone’s a Friend

Hercules is back at school. When I picked him up from school after the first day back, we had the following conversation… Me: How was school? Hercules: Good! Me: What did you do? Hercules: Play with friends. Me: What are your friends’ names? Hercules: Children! Don’t you love childhood? You don’t need to know anythingContinue reading “When Anyone’s a Friend”

When Two Boys Start Goofing Around…

May I present to you Aristotle and Hercules in their first ever performance… Aristotle is playing the ventriloquist for a stuffed dragon. He makes the dragon bite Hercules’ ear. Hercules: Argh! My ear! My ear! Aristotle┬ámakes the dragon bite Hercules’ arm. Hercules: Argh! My arm! My arm! Aristotle┬ámakes the dragon bite Hercules’┬áleg. Hercules: Ow! MyContinue reading “When Two Boys Start Goofing Around…”