I’m still in the phase with my daughters that they believe everything I say, so when I tell them there will be no (private) cars when they grow up they think it’s true and not just something I really, really hope happens very soon.
We live in Brussels and have two daughters, one who is 6 and in her last year of ‘maternelle’ or nursery school, and one is now 2 who is normally at creche (daycare) 4 days a week. In Belgium they re-opened creches as of May 2020 and nursery school age children were allowed back toContinue reading “Covid and Childcare”
Living in a tiny social bubble is very difficult.
Spending a lot of time in our kitchen/dining room/office at the moment..
Not sure what this second lockdown is doing to my daughters social skills (or mine) or how they are going to react to granny when they actually see her in person!
The five year old was on form this morning..
Finished this only 3 months too late! Did it as a series of pictures around her full name, one for each month of the year plus one on the day she was born.
The baby has started at creche 3 days a week and so I have some time to start drawing again. Our four year old is somewhat melodramatic in the mornings…
As part of my cartoon course I’ve been experimenting with using ink and a paint brush instead of the usual pen and ink +watercolours. The colours are super vivid which I really like and I have to be a bit looser with my style because I have less control of the paint brush.
Sometimes I get a bit down that all I seem to talk about with my mum friends is our kids when we should use our free time to talk about something else, but then I remember all the work nights out I’ve ever been on that always degenerate into talk about work. And it beatsContinue reading “Nights out”