Christmas is upon us

Christmas, in whatever shape or form that looks like for you, is upon us and so time to break out those beloved board… more »

The good, the bad and the ugly truth about social media and me

A beautiful friend of mine recently said on her Facebook page that social media is only fake if you fake it. It struck… more »

Resilient children in Covid-19

Perhaps the biggest learning curve for me from this pandemic is how resilient our children are. At the weekend, Belle and I packed… more »

Learning to read

It’s the fourth time round for me in supporting my youngest child in her journey to read. Whilst I have done it three… more »

New rules, new decisions?

Some of you may recall the difficult decision we took to take Chess out of school one day a week.  As a 4… more »

So we survived lockdown – why is half term harder?

For some reason, I feel like I am just coasting through this week.  If I’m honest, I feel slightly unengaged from my children,… more »

How is it that Father Christmas can come down the chimney…

As I have said before, it is my view that aside from keeping our children emotionally, physically and mentally safe (no biggy, right?!),… more »

Trick or Treat is not out – it’s just not out out!

Halloween for me is another excuse to have some fun and make memories. And so the realisation that this year, not only will… more »