Just saw a program about these two places on C4, the kids would love it. Steam trains and reindeer, up in he Scottish mountains. Looked awesome! Home https://www.strathspeyrailway.co.uk/
This is a cool project to do when the kids are a bit older: The resolution of a telescope’s images depends both on the wavelength at which it operates and on the diameter of its dish. The longer the wavelength, the worse the resolution; and the larger the diameter, the better the resolution. Radio waves […]
This is great. Now let me tell you a somethin’ about being an Addams. They are as thick as thieves and they protect each other to the end. Their burdens aren’t unilateral. Morticia and Gomez share parenting responsibilities. They attend parent-teacher nights together. They sit through a lame school play. They rally in a time […]
I find it far, far easier to accumulate than de-clutter. This sounds like it might be an actually useful tip though, especially for clearing out older, mildly sentimental things: Ask yourself of each object: does it spark joy in my heart? This is the central message of Kondo’s creed: the litmus test to whether to […]
“You have the same boots as me Aoibhe!” *looks at me sideways* “No I don’t, Dad, mine are pink!” ?
‘No’ posters in the same-sex marriage referendum campaign which say every child should have a mother and a father are homophobic, a senior Church of Ireland figure said at its General Synod in Armagh. […] Speaking as “a strong supporter of the Yes campaign” he admitted “it is not easy for me to be here […]
Toilet training is one of the bits of parenting that you *really* hope goes well, if it doesn’t there’s going to be a mess. Suzy has a good piece that we twittered about today. It’s hilarious once they realize you go too, and start to return the praise you heap on them for encouragement. @airing_cupboard […]
Jason Kottke has been doing some reading on children and play, specifically Peter Gray, and has posted a fascinating snippet: In a chapter on the role of play in social and emotional development, Gray discusses play that might be considered inappropriate, dangerous, or forbidden by adults: fighting, violent video games, climbing “too high”, etc. As […]