We dug out our friendly neighbour Totoro from the soft toys box. He’s been treated to a picnic and a sleep over in our blanket fort. My sons have even changed his nappy!

We love our Totoro. We couldn’t resist watching some Studio Ghibli animations this week: Totoro and Ponyo.

Here’s my favourite Instagram of the week. Don’t you just want to give him a huge cuddle?


Studio Ghibli animations are beautiful. Featuring some beautiful childhood things from last week’s Weekly Kid’s Co-op;

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June 2012

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Pauline Pauline & Lessons Learnt Journal is all about life with kids. Pauline is an Aussie mum and teacher who shares her love for play, math games, writing and reading activities. She believes that #playmatters, values curiosity & wonder, wisdom, obedience and respect. She also needs naps. When not blogging, she may be found virtually hoarding on Pinterest, trying to decide which Instagram filter to apply, or compulsively refreshing her Facebook feed.