Do you have a child at school? If so, you'll be used to having homework to do by now. We have the creative home learning projects every half term which I inevitably end up doing myself, but the worst is the maths homework every week. On top of that, we now have SATs practice to … Continue reading Tips For Helping Kids With Their School Work
I'm a big fan of encouraging kids into STEM subjects, especially girls as the industry is majorly lacking in women. It's an area that is so varied there's something for every child to find exciting whilst also learning valuable skills and getting those little brains working. All ages can get involved, you don't need to wait … Continue reading Encouraging Kids Into STEM
Having a child at school this time of year is expensive. There's the money for nativity play costumes, donations for the Christmas fete, enough Christmas cards to cover the whole class and then, of course, Christmas gifts for teachers. There's not just one teacher either, we have the main class teacher, teaching assistants, the lovely … Continue reading Easy Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas For Teachers
I would bet money that working mums with school-aged kids have more on their minds than anyone else! Between work and school 'admin' my brain is fried at the moment. I've got several projects on the go at work - basically full-time work in part-time hours. Then I also have a 6-year-old at school, with … Continue reading How To Be An Organised Mum
Little H loves science - apparently, she wants to be a scientist when she grows up - so we were excited to review the fab Whizz Pop Bang kids' science magazine. Whizz Pop Bang is an award-winning children’s science magazine making science fun and engaging for 6-11 year old's. Each magazine is packed full of hands-on experiments, fascinating … Continue reading Whizz Bang Pop – A Magazine For Science Mad Kids!
It seems like just yesterday my little one was getting ready to start school. It was 2 years ago now though and she's just about to go into her last year of infant school. If your child is starting school in a few weeks and you they are a bit worried or apprehensive try reading … Continue reading 5 Great Books For School Starters
We might only be half way through the school holidays but most mums are already thinking about (or is it wishing for?) the start of term. As soon as we got back from holiday I started ordering the school uniform before it all sells out. If your child is starting school for the first time you … Continue reading Back To School Must-Haves
Being a mum and having a child at school certainly keeps you busy. I often say I need a PA just to deal with all the school stuff! Mums are resourceful creatures though and we come up with some good hacks to make our lives easier. Here are some working mum hacks that I thought … Continue reading Working Mum Hacks