Well that’s it, he’s back to school. Today is the end of his first week and we have had a rollercoaster ride of emotions. Tears, anxiety, worry, excitement, joy. I won’t say it’s been great to have him back in school, but it hasn’t been bad either. Just another change to get used to. Overall it’s been tough but manageable.Continue reading Back to School Help from Learning Resources
Let’s talk school shoes. A constant expense. If it’s not our children constantly growing, it’s the shoes themselves wearing out. The shoes I bought L at the start of the school year didn’t even make it to half term, we’re on our second pair already! So when Treads got in touch to see if I’d like to review a pair of their school shoes, complete with a one year guarantee, I was very intrigued.Continue reading Treads School Shoes – Review and Competition
Head lice are a normal part of childhood and most parents have the task of eradicating lice in their family on at least one occasion. Whilst you may think you’ve become a dab hand at lice busting, can you answer the below questions correctly? Head lice expert, Ian Burgess, is here to help.Continue reading Swot up on head lice
I don’t know about you but as soon as the word homework is mentioned my kid just switches off. t can be hard to get them on board with completing more work when they have got home from a day of doing work at school. Understandably so and quite honestly I’m not sure how I feel about what is expected of my Year 1 child to complete after school, so we are finding fun ways to get round it. Poio is one of those fun things.Continue reading Stopping Homework Battles with Poio
The summer holidays are nearly over, I can’t quite believe how fast they’ve gone. With two weeks left until he’s back to school, well two weeks and a day, it really is time to get organised.
Now I’m guessing everyone has got uniform, shoes, labels and stationery etc. sorted. So I feel no need to talk about them, instead I’m going to talk about the things you really need but may have overlooked.Continue reading What You Really Need for Back to School
This plus that equals…. August plans
Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about my plans for AugustContinue reading This Plus That Equals…. August Plans
This plus that equals…. July plans
Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about my plans for July.Continue reading This Plus That Equals…. July Plans
This plus that equals…. good days
Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about what makes the good days, good.Continue reading This Plus That Equals…. Good Days
This plus that equals…. Summer plans
Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about my plans for the Summer holidays, they are fast approaching and I’ve been starting to plan.Continue reading This Plus That Equals…. Summer Plans
I’m hoping I’m not the only parent to have found that adding Ketchup to seemingly any meal makes it so down far more easily!
I’m fully aware it’s not always the best choice though. I try hard to think about what I’m feeding L and keep it healthy as well as fun but it’s not always that easy.Continue reading Real Good Ketchup