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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.

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Parenting Working Mum

Why Busy Mums Need Alexa In Their Lives

  • January 8, 2018

We have a new addition to the family! For Christmas, I bought the husband an Amazon Echo Dot, and since then we’ve been firing all sorts of questions at Alexa. Originally I wasn’t convinced when my husband told me Alexa can turn the lights on

Parenting Reviews

10 Christmas Gift Ideas For Minecraft Fans

  • November 10, 2017

Little H has become a little bit Minecraft obsessed and so I’ve been trawling the internet for some ideas for Christmas presents. To be perfectly honest, half the time I have no idea what she’s talking about so just smile and nod, but Minecraft presents

Parenting

How We Got On With Breaking The Screen Addiction

  • June 6, 2017

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

Parenting

Breaking The Screen Addiction

  • April 4, 2017

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

Blogging

My Must Have Blogging Apps

  • January 27, 2017

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

Reviews

Beets BLU Bluetooth Heart Rate Monitor – Our Review

  • July 6, 2016

A little while back I received an email from Beets BLU asking if I would like to review their bluetooth heart rate monitor. As my husband is trying to get fit I thought it would be a great product for him to try out on our

Parenting

Could you live without modern mum technology?

  • June 21, 2016

(This article first appeared in Salisbury Parenting) I’m in my 30s so I guess I’m probably within the first generation of ‘modern mums’ who have technology close to hand in pretty much every aspect of everyday life. There are so many gadgets and apps that

Social Media

10 Reasons Why I love Social Media

  • April 6, 2016

My name’s Sarah and I’m a social media addict. To be fair though, my job revolves around social media so I do spend a lot of time on it for work. However, I check my personal Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts regularly. Social media wasn’t

Parenting Technology Working Mum

The Best Apps For Busy Mums

  • March 21, 2016

What on earth did mums do to stay organised before smartphones?! I’ve tried diaries and calendars but I just forget to write in them, or I lose them, and they’re not exactly easy to take around with you. Since my daughter started school there’s far too