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 »

Back to school 2020

So this is the week that I’ve sort of been dreading. So much unknown with back to school for all our children, but… more »

Raising little humans and keeping them safe

Sometimes, the enormity or keeping my children safe is overwhelming. This evening, my daughter told me when she grew up she wanted to… more »

Rule number 4 – Seeing only one (and the best) Father Christmas…

(Warning, you may want to throw a Brussel sprout or two at me after reading this…!) The grotto experience is a once in… more »