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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

Should Kids Get Homework? My Thoughts...
Parenting

Should Kids Get Homework? My Thoughts…

  • October 5, 2018

Lots of people have been taking online about the subject of Primary school homework recently. As a busy working mum, I also have strong feelings about this and so as bloggers tend to do, I thought I’d share my thoughts on homework! My daughter is

How To Survive Your Child's First Day At School
Parenting

How To Survive Your Child’s First Day At School

  • July 17, 2018

I know, I know school isn’t quite finished yet – but I also know that if you have a child starting school in September that you’ll have been stressing for a while already. I think I was more nervous about Little H’s first day at school

Parenting

Tips For Helping Kids With Their School Work

  • February 21, 2018

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.

Parenting

Encouraging Kids Into STEM

  • February 12, 2018

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.

Parenting

Easy Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas For Teachers

  • December 7, 2017

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,

Parenting Working Mum

How To Be An Organised Mum

  • October 24, 2017

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

Parenting Reviews

Whizz Bang Pop – A Magazine For Science Mad Kids!

  • October 6, 2017

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