symondsandsons family blog was started in 2014 before the boys were in school. It was a time, where due to one sleeping baby, we had periods of time locked in our house with another child to entertain.

To fill the time we did arts and crafts, cooking, and play. It was still a time where we were able to go out and about.

As we are home schooling like most of Britain, life has changed, and we are once again looking at ways to amuse, educate and entertain our family.

A portrait of dad 2014.

Lapland
Lapland

It might have snowed over most of Britain this weekend, but we just had the rain, so it got me thinking back to when the boys last played in the snow. Two years ago we went to Lapland in FInland to se…

backyard skate ramp
backyard skate ramp

Everytime we head to the park the boys want to go to the skate ramps, not that they can skate, but they enjoy running up and down and sometimes (when not falling over and loosing a knee or elbow) also…

Sushi A Go Go: homemade sushi
Sushi A Go Go: homemade sushi

Homemade Sushi By far the boys favourite food is Sushi so it is lucky that that they like to make it themselves. All I have to do is cook the rice and chop some avocado and cucumber and they are aw…

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