it’s free…

The kids are really into going to the tip shop and charity shops. I get that it is like a treasure trove and you never know what you will find. The thing I find hard is that often it is because they just want to spend the money, “its burning a hole in your pocket”…

Listening to my kid

Helena and her not quite 7 year old friend/neighbor are planning a lemonade stand. I’ve heard cooperation, them building on each others ideas and I’m listening now to how they keep each other focused on the task at hand. they are : Planning signs, bunting – marketing, presentation Making a list of what they need…

Long term projects…

I hate them… Well not all of them, and it’s more the deciding which are the ones to follow through with. We are doing the KCC 30 challenges. KCC is the Kids Conservation Club and the challenges are due to it being the 30th anniversary of Forest and Bird. The challenge in question is the…

the card industry… (26.10.18)

Someone else’s ideas We got some paint colour samples on those little cards and I made the comment that Helena “better DO something with them”… a friend of mine said she used them to make cards. Helena leapt on this idea. These are all for sale…  I can get them for a special discount (the…