We’ve had that talk. You know, the one between mother and son. I guess it was time. After school one day last week, before his sisters got home. We sat down at the table, with a drink and snack. I have to admire his maturity. He is growing up. My nine year old son.
“Would it be OK, please, if you stopped putting cheese sandwiches in my packed lunch? Continue reading
I’m sure it’s not just me who finds it difficult to go out and garden at the moment. As I write, the sky is grey and there is a hail storm. It’s been like that, on and off, most of the morning. Not motivating. Not one bit.
Earlier this week we did get out and start work on the kitchen garden. Each year, I sit down with the children, and we write down the food we would like to grow. It’s my way to motivate them (and myself) for the new growing season. They are more likely to eat the things they choose to grow.
This year, I brought the The Allotment Kitchen: Favourite Recipes and Ideas book to the table. They flicked through and found recipes that they would like to try. Squeeeew! Our list soon grew. Continue reading