Encouraging Kids Into STEM

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 [...]

How We Got On With Breaking The Screen Addiction

Back in April I wrote a post about Little H's addiction to her tablet and how we were trying to prise her away from it. Here's an update on how we got on with breaking the screen addiction. Timer We've been quite strict with the timer on the tablet. We've kept it only useable between 6am [...]

Breaking The Screen Addiction

I've let Little H use a tablet and my smartphone from a fairly young age, and have always thought it's a good thing learning to use technology so young. One of my first blog posts was Why I don't feel guilty about my child using smartphones and tablets and I really didn't feel bad about it. I [...]

My Must Have Blogging Apps

When I started blogging I quickly realised that it's bloody time consuming! There's no such thing as a "quick blog post" and thinking of ideas for posts can take up a lot of time. Between work, school runs, and general life I'm not in front of my laptop until the evenings so if I have any ideas during [...]