Rhyming like no one is watching for #NationalPoetryDay

  It’s National Poetry Day today! Which can only mean one thing. The blogoshere is going to be heaving with all sorts of brilliant poetry, rhyme and lyrical offerings. I love poetry. It seems to have a way of taking a meaning to a whole new level and intensifying it in every sense of the word. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been in uncontrollable laughter, mortified shock…

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Wind the mummy up – A parenting parody

  I’m absolutely loving getting my teeth into writing parodies. I’d never really considered doing them before, but then this happened, and it’s been full steam ahead. Here’s my latest one to the good ol’ fashioned rhyme ‘Wind The Bobbin Up’. If you’ve not heard of it before, hit play for the tune at the bottom of the page.         Wind the mummy up – A parenting…

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My Sunday Photo – Happy Father’s Day

    Happy Father’s Day Mr Button!     To the daddy who knows how to have all the fun, whilst not caring how silly he may look in the process. To the daddy who knows that kisses and hugs makes everything better, always. To the daddy who knows how to let me go, so I can grown up high. To the daddy who knows me best, and truly let’s…

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Sharing A Shell – A Parenting Parody

  Here in the Button house we are HUGE fans of Julia Donaldson. Little Button’s bookshelf is packed full of the stuff, and I can’t think of a week that’s gone past where one of these twinkly reads haven’t been read. Sharing A Shell is one of our absolute favourites, and with some inspiration from the brilliant Dawn from Rhyming With Wine, I’m so pleased to be able to share…

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