Friday, 4 May 2012

Political Correctness gone mad!

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While at a parent/toddler group with Che a couple of weeks back, we were enjoying song time, when one of the children requested that we sing 'Baa, Baa Black Sheep'

A simple request, you would think, yet the group leader advised that we are not allowed to call it that anymore. We must now sing 'Baa, Baa Rainbow Sheep'.

What on earth?!

Black is still a colour that people use everyday. Are we meant to now refer to a black crayon, or car, or paint or anything else for that matter as a rainbow? What exactly are we teaching our children here? And seriously, is it just me that thinks political correctness has gone a bit bonkers in the nut?

This nursery rhyme is not derogatory in the slightest, so why do people feel the need to change the wording?

I have always sung 'Baa, Baa BLACK Sheep' to my children and I will continue to do so, until someone can point out a genuine rainbow coloured sheep in a field.

Monday, 30 April 2012

Meal Plan Monday! - 30/04/2011

It's that time again, where I will post my weeks worth of dinner time meals for all to see.

If there are any recipes you would like from this weeks menu, please give me a shout and I'll post them for you!

Items marked with an * are where I have cooked double the quantity needed so that meals later in the week are quicker and easier to prepare.

Once again, I will be having a baking day with the children to bake treats for their snacks and school lunch boxes.

Monday:        Home made hamburgers and potato wedges
Tuesday:       Corgette and Pasta Slice
Wednesday:  *Chicken Balls with steamed vegetables
Thursday:      Tomato and Basil Gnocchi
Friday:           Homemade Fish Fingers and Chips
Saturday:       Shepherds Pie
Sunday:         *Roast Chicken Dinner

Baking - Rolled Oat Slices

What are you having for dinner this week?