What makes a shadow?


“I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me…”, so goes the poem ‘My Shadow‘ by Robert Louis Stevenson. My 2-year-oldĀ likes to chase her shadow when we go out walking but my elder daughter wants to know where shadows come from…

Continue reading

Is there a computer inside my head?


Think for a minute…

Now, what did that feel like? What did you think about? How did you make yourself think? What did you do in order to think? Why am I asking you all these weird questions?!?

Think about it – have you ever thought, before, about how you think? My 6-year-old thinks there might be a computer inside her head.Ā Do you think she’s right?

Continue reading

What you got?


Bodies come in all shapes and sizes, and my 2-year-old is fascinated! She likes to explore her own body when she’s in the bath. Her favourite body part is nipples but she’s noticed that Mummy’s and Daddy’s bodies are different from hers and different from each other.

So, what are the main differences between male and female human bodies? And what changes happen to our bodies when we grow up? Let’s find out!

Continue reading