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6 book recommendations for 7 year olds
Books Parenting

6 Book Recommendations From A 7 Year Old

  • March 4, 2019

We love reading, and Little H is becoming a little bookworm now that she can choose her own books to read for her weekly homework. She has to read for 20 minutes a minimum of three times per week and can also take her own

Child organised school supplies
Parenting

How to Help Your Child Get Organised for School

  • February 25, 2019

This is a guest post from Mount House School. No matter how old your child is, they sometimes need a little push in the right direction when it comes to getting organised and prepared for school. Forgetting a book from time to time is normal

10 Things That Annoy School Mums
Parenting

10 Things That Annoy School Mums

  • February 14, 2019

I’m in my 4th year of being a ‘school mum’ now and if I’m honest it’s a bit of a love-hate relationship! On the whole, of course, I love the fact that my daughter goes to school, and it’s a great school. It’s lovely to

Really Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas
Books Parenting

10 Really Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas

  • February 11, 2019

It’s every parent’s favourite day coming up next on 7th March – World Book Day! I’m not sure who’s bright idea it was to decide that for one day every March all kids have to go to school dressed as a character from a book

10 Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts For Kids
Parenting

10 Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts For Kids

  • January 14, 2019

Do you do anything for Valentine’s Day? After 11 years of being married, we don’t really celebrate it, it’s just a good excuse for a take-away and some chocolate in our house! Kids love it though don’t they, anything involving any kids of gift or

What we did in 2018
Parenting

What We Did In 2018

  • January 2, 2019

Happy New Year! Normally at the start of the month I take a look back at what we got up to over the last month, this time though I thought it would be more fun to look back over the last 12 months. I count

New Year's Resolutions notepad
Parenting

10 New Year’s Resolutions All Mums Will Break

  • December 27, 2018

Well, that’s Christmas over for another year, I hope you all had a lovely time with family and friends. I had a little break from blogging for a few days which was much needed, I didn’t even turn my laptop on for 3 days which

Self-care tips for mums at Christmas
Parenting

7 Self-Care Tips For Mums At Christmas

  • December 12, 2018

At this time of year many mums are feeling slightly frazzled and in need of a well-deserved break. Buying gifts for everyone in the family, wrapping all the presents, sorting costumes for school plays and gifts for teachers, doing the Christmas food shop and planning Christmas

Secret Santa gifts
Parenting

Secret Santa Gift Ideas For Everyone On Any Budget

  • November 22, 2018

I always think that Secret Santa gifts are some of the most stressful gifts to buy – particularly for colleagues that you don’t know that well! There’s a lot of pressure to buy something great for a set budget, especially if it’s going to be